The new normal for Hong Kong

Lam Wai Kau government CIO Hong Kong the need for a smart city to make things easier for citizens. Affected by the epidemic, various industries have been actively accelerating digital transformation, hoping to enhance competitiveness and turn crises into opportunities. Many traditional industries have adopted online business, digital payment, and…

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Apathetic leadership is major barrier to cybersecurity in APAC

COVID-19 accelerated period of digitisation and improved cybersecurity, but systemic security issues persist. Despite cyberattacks increasing, cybersecurity budgets have remained stagnant and executive teams continue to underestimate the level of damage threats can do to organisations. Nearly 70 percent of Asia Pacific organisations suffered a data breach in 2020, an increase…

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DBS fortifies NAV Planner with AI-powered investment advisory feature

Part of ongoing efforts to democratise access to wealth management services. DBS Bank has added an AI-powered financial and retirement planning tool NAV Planner, which will provide specific investment recommendations that are tailored to their investment profile. The bank has adopted a multi-dimensional approach to help investors determine their investment…

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Singapore looking to integrate tech and infrastructure

Integrating Singtel’s 5G Multi-access Edge Compute with Surbana Jurong’s P24K suite of facility management systems . Singaporean government-owned consultancy company, Surbana Jurong and Singtel have formed an alliance to integrate technology and infrastructure to co-create smart city solutions that will accelerate the transformation of key industries. To kickstart the partnership,…

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