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  • Completion of public sector data security review: To secure and protect citizens’ data Go

    The Public Sector Data Security Review Committee (“the Committee”) was convened on 31 March 2019 to conduct a comprehensive review of data security policies and practices across the Public Service. We have completed the work and have submitted our recommendations to the Prime Minister on 26 November 2019.

    27 Nov 2019
  • Singapore sets sights to be a global hub for developing and deploying AI solutions Go

    Singapore outlined plans, today, to establish itself as a global hub for developing, test-bedding, deploying, and scaling AI solutions, as part of its National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy. This was announced by Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister-in-charge of the Smart Nation Initiative and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Republic of Singapore, at the opening session of the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona.

    19 Nov 2019
  • National Artificial Intelligence Strategy Unveiled Go

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat, announced today that Singapore will embark on a plan to develop and use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to transform Singapore’s economy and improve the lives of citizens. This plan is outlined in the National AI Strategy document that was unveiled at the SFF X SWITCH (Singapore FinTech Festival and Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology) Conference.

    13 Nov 2019
  • Launch of GoBusiness Licensing Portal Go

    To promote a pro-enterprise environment and use digital technology to serve businesses better, the Ministry of Trade & Industry (MTI), Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO) and Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) will launch the GoBusiness Licensing portal on 31 October 2019.

    01 Oct 2019
  • Close to Three-Fold Increase in Applications for The 2019 Smart Nation Scholarship Go

    The Smart Nation Scholarship was presented to 14 recipients by Mr S Iswaran, Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-charge of Cybersecurity, at the Smart Nation Scholarship award ceremony today.

    30 Aug 2019
  • Progress Update on Public Sector Data Security Review Go

    Progress Update on Public Sector Data Security Review

    15 Jul 2019
  • Public Sector Data Security Review Committee to Include Non-Government Experts Go

    Public Sector Data Security Review Committee, consisting of Ministers involved in Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative and non-Government members with deep experience and expertise in how technology and data security are applied in their respective fields, held its inaugural meeting on 18 April 2019.

    18 Apr 2019
  • Appointment of Public Sector Data Security Review Committee Go

    The Prime Minister has convened a Public Sector Data Security Review Committee to conduct a comprehensive review of data security practices across the entire Public Service.

    31 Mar 2019
  • Smart Nation Brings Tangible Benefits to Citizens and Businesses Go

    Smart Nation has made significant progress and is bringing tangible benefits to citizens and businesses, with more benefits to come. Singapore will develop AI as a strategic capability. The Government will harness the ideas and capabilities of citizens and businesses to co-create and participate in building a Smart Nation.

    28 Feb 2019
  • Total Defence Strengthened with Addition of Digital Defence as the Sixth Pillar Go

    The Ministry of Communications and Information, and the Ministry of Defence launched “Digital Defence” as Singapore’s sixth pillar of Total Defence. It called on Singaporeans to take steps to be secure, alert and responsible online, and come together as a nation to keep Singapore safe and secure, in both the real and virtual worlds.

    15 Feb 2019
Last updated on 27 Jul 2021