SingHealth breach review recommends remedies that should already be basic security policies

Eileen Yu reports:

A culmination of bad system management and undertrained IT staff, amongst other gaps, had resulted in Singapore’s most severe cybersecurity breach last July, according to the committee formed to review the events leading up to the SingHealth incident.


The 454-page report published today outlined 16 recommendations the committee said were made in light of its findings, testimonies from witnesses and Singapore’s Cyber Security Agency (CSA), and public submission, as well as feedback from the Solicitor-General and key organisations including Ministry of Health, SingHealth, and the IT agency responsible for the local healthcare sector, Integrated Health Information System (IHIS).

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