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Is Singapore Ready for AI-Powered SASE to Combat Cyber Threats?

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OpenGov Asia extends a personal invitation to an Exclusive OpenGov Breakfast Insight Session, which will discuss the advantages of AI-powered one single solution for Singapore’s Smarter Nation Vision. Discover how leveraging AI and unified SASE can revolutionise network management, driving innovation and efficiency in alignment with Singapore’s vision of becoming a smarter nation. 

This event is by invitation only and will be an interactive session with decision-makers from the Singapore public and enterprise sectors.

Meet Our Distinguished Speakers

Kathleen Chia
Country Manager, Singapore
HPE Aruba Networking

Nick Harders
Sales Director, APJ
HPE Aruba Networking

Conrad Chan
Product Lead, Enterprise Solutions
M1

Mohit Sagar
CEO & Editor-in-Chief
OpenGov Asia

Securing Singapore's Future with Intelligent and Unified Security

Singapore has established itself as a premier digital hub in Southeast Asia, spearheading advancements in the government, healthcare, and financial sectors. However, this digital revolution has also made the country a major target for increasingly sophisticated and frequent cyber threats.  The hazards are numerous and ever-present, ranging from phishing schemes and ransomware attacks to insider threats and data breaches. 

Traditional security methods, which are often fragmented and reactive, are no longer sufficient to keep up with modern cyberattacks. The speed and ingenuity of contemporary cyber adversaries surpass the capabilities of conventional security measures, which are characterised by isolated and reactive approaches. 

Numerous high-profile security incidents in Singapore have exposed the shortcomings of the current cybersecurity framework. One significant example is the SingHealth cyberattack, which compromised the personal information of 1.5 million patients, including the Prime Minister’s medical records. Another notable incident was the 2017 hack of the government email system, caused by spear-phishing attacks targeting confidential communications. These events highlight how standard security systems failed to detect and prevent advanced threats in a timely manner. 

Furthermore, the ubiquity of mobile devices, cloud computing and remote work arrangements has increased the attack surface and added new complexity to IT settings. Securing diverse endpoints, apps, and data sources spread across on-premises and cloud infrastructures is an issue that organisations in Singapore are facing. The established perimeter-based security model is no longer tenable in the era of borderless networks and widespread connectivity. 

To thrive in today’s digital world, Singaporean organisations must bridge the gap between outdated network management tools and current requirements by investing in advanced solutions that provide comprehensive visibility, automation, scalability, and enhanced security to ensure robust and efficient network infrastructures. 

Organisations that apply modern network management strategies can improve operational performance, reinforce their market competitiveness, and handle the intricacies of today’s networks more adeptly. 

AI-Powered Unified SASE 

Organisations in Singapore’s dynamic business environment are realising how important it is to combine Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) architecture with Artificial Intelligence (AI) to strengthen cybersecurity defences. This combination results from several factors, including the strategic imperatives of digital transformation, the complexity of modern IT environments, and the dynamic nature of cyber threats. 

Zero Trust AI-Powered  

Single-vendor SASE driven by AI with edge-to-cloud Cybersecurity enters a new era with Zero Trust access. Organisations benefit from improved threat detection, automated response, and simplified management when security operations are combined under a single system. By smoothly transferring Zero Trust concepts from network edge to cloud environments, our method guarantees ongoing defence against dynamic attacks.  

Organisations can proactively identify and mitigate threats while upholding rigorous access rules through AI-driven features like real-time threat analysis and anomaly detection. This integrated strategy improves the organisation’s resilience in an ever-complex threat landscape while streamlining security processes. 

AI-driven SASE systems enhance user experiences and ensure a secure environment for accessing applications and resources by continuously monitoring network traffic and user behaviour, detecting and mitigating security threats in real-time. AI-driven optimisation techniques adjust network configurations to improve speed, reliability, and access to resources, while personalised access controls based on user profiles boost productivity and satisfaction. 

Ultimately, AI-powered SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) ensures a pleasant user experience by providing seamless connectivity across devices and locations, minimising disruptions and downtime. 

OpenGov Asia extends a personal invitation to an Exclusive OpenGov Breakfast Insight Session, which will discuss the advantages of AI-powered one single solution for Singapore’s Smarter Nation Vision. Discover how leveraging AI and unified SASE can revolutionise network management, driving innovation and efficiency in alignment with Singapore’s vision of becoming a smarter nation. 

This event is by invitation only and will be an interactive session with decision-makers from the Singapore public and enterprise sectors.

This session will allow delegates to:   

  • EXPLORE the vital significance of combining artificial intelligence (AI) with Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) architecture to strengthen their cybersecurity defences 
  • UNDERSTAND how the use of Zero Trust concepts from the network edge to cloud environments offers continual protection against emerging threats. 
  • DISCOVER AI-powered network management enables businesses to uncover new ways to maximise resource utilisation, cut costs, and mitigate threats 
  • ESTABLISH the best practices and standards for AI-driven network management, organisations can foster collaboration, innovation, and knowledge-sharing within the ecosystem 

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M1, a subsidiary of Keppel Ltd., is Singapore’s first digital network operator, providing a suite of communications services, including mobile, fixed line and fibre offerings, to over two million customers. 

Since the launch of its commercial services in 1997, M1 has achieved many firsts – becoming one of the first operators to be awarded one of Singapore’s two nationwide 5G standalone network licences, first operator to offer nationwide 4G service, as well as ultra high-speed fixed broadband, fixed voice and other services on the Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (NGNBN). 

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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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