New cyber-security measures in place after server breach at HMI Institute affects Mindef staff, SAF servicemen

All Internet-facing traffic is now being monitored at the HMI Institute of Health Sciences, said the private healthcare training provider.
All Internet-facing traffic is now being monitored at the HMI Institute of Health Sciences, said the private healthcare training provider.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

SINGAPORE - Tighter measures have been put in place after a cyber breach affecting a vendor to the Ministry of Defence threw open access to the personal data of 120,000 people without authorisation, including 98,000 defence ministry staff and SAF servicemen.

All Internet-facing traffic is now being monitored at the HMI Institute of Health Sciences, said the private healthcare training provider in response to queries from The Straits Times.

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