How should the APAC financial sector address new challenges of data governance?

Data-to-digital has its challenges. Data will not maintain its value unless governed properly to keep the characteristics that make it accurate, intelligent, trustworthy, and connected, states IDC Financial Insights APAC’s latest report titled Data as an Asset: The New Challenges of Data Governance and How Asia/Pacific Financial Services Should Respond. The…

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What it takes to be a CIO in Asia

They have had to rise to the challenge of quickly transitioning the workforce. The role of Chief Information Officer (CIOs) is currently faces an extremely fast-changing environment amid the speed of technology advancements. Current global events have pushed CIOs to establish themselves as a key part of the executive suite,…

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OCBC Bank enables use of SingPass to access digital banking services

Customers can login using their SingPass via the mobile app. OCBC Bank’s 1.8 million digital customers will now be able to use the SingPass Mobile app as an alternative login to access the full suite of digital banking services via the OCBC Mobile Banking app or Internet banking. Using SingPass…

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Training packages needed to fill IT skills gap in Australia

Australian Government called on to focus training packages required for the technology industry. The AIIA, Australia’s peak industry representative body for innovation technology, has called on the Australian Government to focus on agile training packages that are able to react faster to the emerging opportunities and new skills required for…

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India panel proposes new regulator for non-personal data: draft report

There’s need for a regulator or authority for data business. By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India should set up a data regulator and require companies to disclose how they collect and store data devoid of personal details or which has been anonymised, a panel tasked to draw up…

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Indonesia Govt. commends Google Cloud Data Centre for national digitalisation

Presence of this Data Centre to strengthen security; protection of data privacy; and enhance digital economic progress. Indonesia’s minister of communication and information Johnny G. Plate said Google Cloud Region Data Centre will be able to strengthen the development of digitalisation and digital economy in Indonesia. According to the Minister…

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HGC launches a PoP in Bangkok, extending ASEAN network penetration

Recently released PoP serves international carriers and service providers. HGC Global Communications has launched its third point-of-presence (PoP) in Bangkok, Thailand. This recent investment extends HGC’s meshed international network coverage in ASEAN regions. The HGC PoP was launched to meet the “growing demand” for connectivity and support rapidly growing traffic…

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Intel has announced a new security capability

The Intel Control-Flow Enforcement Technology. Intel control-flow enforcement technology (CET) was built with CPU-level security capabilities to help protect against common malware attack methods that have been a challenge to mitigate with software alone. Intel CET is designed to protect against the misuse of legitimate code through control-flow hijacking attacks…

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Malaysia Govt. mandates digital economy to lead recovery

MDEC has been tasked to focus on growth through public-private partnerships. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has welcomed overseas digital investment into the local market, following the gradual reopening of its economic sector. It has been mandated to lead the country’s digital economy, is now focusing on accelerating its growth…

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