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Minister Yaacob Ibrahim introduced to Cyber Security Solutions of Tomorrow from SUTD’s iTrust

Minister Yaacob Ibrahim introduced to Cyber Security Solutions of Tomorrow from SUTD’s iTrust

The landscape of cyber threats and attackers is on the rise. This is why it is important to predict and pre-empt the security needs and demands of tomorrow, so that the solutions may be created today.

Singapore University of Technology and Design’s (SUTD) cyber security facility named iTrust, is at the forefront of that research and working to prepare the next generation for future cyber threats.

iTrust acts as a multidisciplinary research centre established collaboratively by SUTD and the Ministry of Defence, Singapore (MINDEF).

The researchers at the facilities focus on the development of advanced tools and methodologies to ensure security and safety of current and future cyber physical systems.

Systems of interest include large infrastructure of national importance (such as power grid, water treatment, oil refineries) as well as cyber-devices such as smart watches, pacemakers, defibrillators, insulin pumps, and VNS implants.

Current projects at iTrust are looking at:

  • Cyber Physical System Protection- to improve the understanding of cyber threats to Cyber Physical System
  • Network Engineering Techniques for Wireless Security- to establish a new model to secure wireless networks by developing network engineering techniques misusing basic physical channel properties and network configuration
  • Advancing Security of Public Infrastructure using Resilience and Economics- to improve the security of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) that offer key services
  • Advancing Security of Public Infrastructure using Resilience and Economics (Water)- an interdisciplinary project on the cyber security of large-scale, public infrastructures
  • Research & Security Innovation Lab for IoT- to identify security risks of IoT and develop standards for secure architecture
  • Cyber Security Patrol- coming up with solutions to combat attackers accessing wireless networks unobtrusively via a somewhat less expected attack vector (i.e. Drone or app on Android smartphone, the team has developed an app to send an alert when breaches occur

iTrust recently opened their doors to welcome Mr. Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information, into their labs earlier this week.

After being shown the work on the Cyber Security Patrol project, Minister Ibrahim posted on his Facebook, “Something to think about – the unsecured Wifi printer in your home or office is like the ‘fly on the wall’, which could be the entry point for cyber attackers to steal sensitive information and infiltrate your networks.”

iTrust is working with several private and public partners for funding and to help carry out research in their facilities.

PARTNER

Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.

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As a Titanium Black Partner of Dell Technologies, CTC Global Singapore boasts unparalleled access to resources.

Established in 1972, we bring 52 years of experience to the table, solidifying our position as a leading IT solutions provider in Singapore. With over 300 qualified IT professionals, we are dedicated to delivering integrated solutions that empower your organization in key areas such as Automation & AI, Cyber Security, App Modernization & Data Analytics, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Renowned for our consulting expertise and delivering expert IT solutions, CTC Global Singapore has become the preferred IT outsourcing partner for businesses across Singapore.

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Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit www.planview.com.

SUPPORTING ORGANISATION

SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.

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HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 

PARTNER

IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.