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Lessons for cyber security from fighting terrorism

Cyber defence was likened to the fight against terrorism yesterday, as Parliament sat for the first time since the SingHealth data breach was revealed.

The analogy, made by Minister-in-charge of Cyber Security S. Iswaran, was an uncannily accurate one - and eerily so, perhaps, given the gravity of the threat that terrorism poses to modern societies.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 07, 2018, with the headline 'Lessons for cyber security from fighting terrorism'. Print Edition | Subscribe