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S$42m grants to boost cyber security in Singapore

Seven projects will receive these grants over the next 2-5 years to carry out research in various cyber-security fields

'More than 1,000 organisations across 84 different countries, mostly in the energy and industry sectors, have reportedly been affected by malicious software from just one hacking group. Whatever their origins or motives, they are able to hide under the cloak of anonymity offered by the Internet, complicating efforts to take action against them.' - Mr Teo


'AMERICAN Blackout', a film that premiered on National Geographic last year, told a tale of a 10-day nationwide power outage in the United States caused by a cyber attack.

But this doesn't just occur in movies. Such seemingly apocalyptic threats, what we deemed as far-