Close this search box.

We are creating some awesome events for you. Kindly bear with us.

Thailand Strengthening Digital Resilience

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

Data leaks are increasingly prevalent in the digital era, often stemming from internal issues rather than external cyberattacks. This trend offers a silver lining for organisations, as it suggests that proactive measures can be effective in detecting criminals before malicious actors exploit them. In response to these challenges, Mr. Prasert Chandraruangthong, Minister of Digital Economy and Society (DE), has taken proactive steps by instructing the Office of the Personal Data Protection Board (PDC) to address cybersecurity and privacy concerns swiftly.

A recent incident underscores the importance of safeguarding personal information, including ID card details and health data, to uphold personal data protection laws effectively. Adhering to these regulations not only ensures legal compliance but also protects individuals from potential repercussions such as fines and imprisonment, contingent upon the severity of data breaches.

Mr. Siwarak Siwamoksatham, Secretary-General of the SCHO, affirmed collaborative efforts with the Office of the Election Commission (EC) in investigating the incident. Initial actions have been initiated, with the NCPO directing the EC to coordinate with various platforms to halt the dissemination of leaked information. Enhanced measures are being implemented to safeguard the personal information of election applicants and voters, ensuring all data is handled with appropriate authorisation.

Furthermore, the SCCC is working alongside the Election Commission to enforce stringent protocols aimed at preventing unauthorised data sharing. These protocols include limiting the disclosure of personal information to essential tasks, restricting access to relevant officials, and implementing rigorous verification procedures before any data release. The PDPC’s Inspection and Supervision Office conducts regular audits to maintain robust data security standards and minimise the risk of breaches.

Highlighting the pivotal role of the PDPC Eagle Eye Center, the Secretary-General of the NCPO emphasised its commitment to monitoring and investigating data leaks promptly. The centre collaborates closely with relevant agencies to swiftly remove and rectify any leaked data. Individuals can report suspicious activities, including the spread of fake news and online crimes, to the GCC hotline 1111 or via the Line Official Account (@antifakenewscenter channel), as well as by email to

This incident serves as a reminder of the critical importance of data protection and the continuous enhancement of cybersecurity measures. As technology evolves, both individuals and organisations must remain vigilant in safeguarding personal data against emerging threats. Operational shortcomings, such as technical glitches and human mistakes, are the primary culprits behind most data leaks. To prevent such incidents, organisations must adopt a robust, multi-layered cybersecurity strategy and uphold a strong commitment to data privacy.

Looking ahead, the landscape of data protection and cybersecurity will likely grow more complex. It will require proactive investments in cutting-edge security solutions and ongoing training to mitigate evolving risks effectively. Regulatory bodies are expected to strengthen data protection laws, emphasising compliance and accountability. By staying informed, proactive, and compliant, organisations and people can better protect themselves and their stakeholders in an increasingly digital world.

Recognising both the challenges and opportunities of the digital era, the Royal Thai Government, under the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, has initiated its Digital Economy and Society Development Plan. This comprehensive framework aims to harness digital technology as a cornerstone for advancing the national economy and societal progress. It involves redefining paradigms across all sectors, reforming business operations, production, trade, and services, enhancing efficiency in public administration, and ultimately improving the quality of life for its citizens. These initiatives align with the government’s commitment to fostering Thailand’s prosperity, security, and sustainability, as outlined in its policy objectives.


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.


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.


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


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.


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. 


IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and consulting services provider, helping 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 3,800 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. For more information, visit