Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Singapore Built Special Agency Cyber Security

Widespread attack in cyberspace to make a number of countries seek to strengthen its computer network security systems. Singapore for example, began to anticipate these threats by establishing a security agency, the Singapore Infocomm Technology Security Authority (SITSA).

Agency, works to deal with technological issues related to domestic security threats.

"SITSA will be a special body that will deal with all national security issues, especially the external threats like cyber-terrorism and cyber espionage," said Law Minister K Shanmugam Singapore as reported by PC World, Wednesday (30/9/2009).

Later, SITSA will be under the Ministry of the Interior.

"SITSA formed at the time the world has witnessed a number of cyber war, as in Estonia in 2007 and Georgia in 2008. Even in July 2009, we can see how the spread of cyber attacks, and now the target is the government, banking sites and South Korea and the United States, "Shanmugam said.

Singapore will lead to a focus SITSA oversee IT infrastructure in finance, energy, water, and transportation sectors. "Next year will begin SITSA exercises to overcome cyber attacks," said Shanmugam. (okezone)

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