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Verizon: Singapore is a natural target for hackers

SINGAPORE has a painted target on its back for hackers because of its position as a financial hub and the leadership role it's taken in IT security, said Eddie Schwartz, head of security for Verizon.

Speaking to BizIT during a visit to Singapore, Mr Schwartz said the country sits at the centre of the Asean states as a banking hub, and has a strong influence on regulatory decisions that are made related to the financial services industry in the region.

"Singapore has a leadership role in establishing...

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