Singapore Government-funded software creates cyber attack fixes for utilities and more

Mr Phuong Nguyen (on screen), co-founder of SkillSpar calling in from Vietnam via video conferencing, with SkillSpar's marketing director William Mah. The company made a software that can simulate cyber attacks and create fixes to defend against them. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
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SINGAPORE - Water treatment is important to societies globally but glaring leaks in the cyber defences of systems controlling water plants have been in the spotlight in recent months.

In January, a hacker gained access to a water plant in San Francisco and deleted programs linked to water treatment. This came to light only in June.

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