Sg: Data breach alerts in Singapore up on new reporting rules, more cyber threats: Experts

Kenny Chee reports:

The number of data breach alerts Singapore’s data protection watchdog received tripled in the February-March period compared with the previous two months.

This comes amid a string of potential personal data leaks reported in recent months.

Legal and information technology security experts said the increase could have been due to a new data breach notification requirement companies must follow from Feb 1, as well as rising cyber-security threats.

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