Tighter bank security measures after SingHealth hack

Banks have tightened their customer verification processes and assessed how the attack on SingHealth might affect current checks.
Banks have tightened their customer verification processes and assessed how the attack on SingHealth might affect current checks.PHOTO: ST FILE

Banks have stepped up security measures following a directive from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) last month, in the wake of a cyber attack on SingHealth.

Personal information of 1.5 million patients at the country's largest public healthcare group was stolen in the worst cyber attack in Singapore's history.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 10, 2018, with the headline 'Tighter bank security measures after SingHealth hack'. Print Edition | Subscribe