February 23, 2024

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Strengthening Cybersecurity and Emergency Preparedness: Enhancing Readiness, Response, and Recovery

A Platform For Collaboration

OpenGov is pleased to invite you to our exclusive and highly timely OpenGovLive! Virtual Insight aimed at imparting knowledge on building cyber resilience in businesses and governments with an integrated crisis management application.


Managing cybersecurity risks with smart orchestration of people, processes, and technologies

The number and complexity of critical events impacting businesses and governments are increasing.

Today’s crises are triggered by events both inside and outside of an organisation’s control: pandemics; severe weather; cybersecurity, IT outages, etc. They disrupt operations, threaten people, compromise assets, and impact reputation.

In this escalating risk environment, organisations need to leverage the right data and analytics to make intelligent informed decisions, with 24/7/365 monitoring by multi-disciplinary, team members.

In the view of the COVID-19 situation, decision-makers have been looking for the best alternatives to overcome systemic problems and maintain business operations in the long term. Organisations must take steps to help operations to continue to operate securely and to enable remote workers to have a frictionless work-from-home experience. While the world is focused on the health and economic threats posed by COVID-19, cyber criminals around the world undoubtedly are capitalising on this crisis.

Cybercriminals know we’re vulnerable – a spike in ransomware operations globally is adding to an already complex crisis management cycle for many organisations. It won’t stop there.

The geopolitical turmoil the pandemic has sparked will see cyber operations – always inexpensive and easy to deny – spike as a tactic.

Challenges have increased as cyber-threats and more IT incidents emerge due to inefficiency in responses and processes, causing downtime and rise of cost.

Providing an adequate cyber risk management strategy is imperative in such a critical situation.

Responding and Recovering from Cyberthreats Faster

There is an urgent need for the leaders to heighten cyber defences as threat actors move quickly to cash in on the growing geographic, operational impact of the pandemic.

Ransomware, advanced persistent threats, and denial of service attacks – many initiated through “phishing” – will continue to frequently interrupt business and government operations. Across all industries, businesses see an uptick in cyberattacks frequency and damage to their organisations.

Senior leaders in governments and businesses need to be organising and exerting a full response plan in every given scenario.

An integrated crisis management application can support organisations in responding and recovering from natural disasters and cyber-threats involving malware, as well as threats to the supply chain.

During crises, an integrated crisis management application allows the public and private sectors to optimise risk intelligence data, activate visual command centres, and update and integrate response plans and procedures. This enables them to fully respond to critical events coherently and effectively with automatic multi-channel alerts and error-free communications.

There is no need to worry about the steps to organise and distribute response plans. The steps can be approved and shared through mobile devices, thus allowing faster responses.

For a long-term plan, decision-makers need to ensure the leading enterprises or business platforms are still capable of moving the economic wheel. An integrated crisis management application creates ease for response and crisis management teams in viewing the progress of response plans and recovery.

With this in mind, governments and businesses can easily build planning in the long term and respond to future challenges without worrying about who should respond to what with whom.

Who Should Attend

Meet Our Distinguished Speakers

Charlotte Wood
Director, Policy and Awareness Cyber Security NSW
New South Wales Government

Sonia Arista
VP & Chief Information Security Officer
Everbridge

Mohit Sagar
Group Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief
OpenGov Asia

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PARTNER

Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe and businesses running. . The company’s platform sent over 3.5 billion messages in 2019 and offers the ability to reach over 550 million people in more than 200 countries and territories, including the entire mobile populations on a country-wide scale in Australia, Greece, Iceland, the Netherlands, Peru, Singapore, Sweden, and a number of the largest states in India

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.

PARTNER

CTC Global Singapore, a premier end-to-end IT solutions provider, is a fully owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) and ITOCHU Corporation.

Since 1972, CTC has established itself as one of the country’s top IT solutions providers. With 50 years of experience, headed by an experienced management team and staffed by over 200 qualified IT professionals, we support organizations with integrated IT solutions expertise in Autonomous IT, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Well-known for our strengths in system integration and consultation, CTC Global proves to be the preferred IT outsourcing destination for organizations all over Singapore today.

PARTNER

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.

PARTNER

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.