Cyber Security is A Serious Career, Even More So in 2016


2015 has been a real bounty year for security threats and vulnerabilities. In 2016, this trend is set to continue, but despite having and knowing so many threat and vulnerabilities, the shortage of talented and skilled defenders are just insufficient. What does all these mean? Continue reading

NYP-Splunk Challenge 2015


On the 11 November 2015, Nanyang Polytechnic, in conjunction with Splunk, hosted the annual NYP-Splunk Challenge. With the advent of Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data, this year’s Splunk Challenge hopes to promote the awareness of essential operational intelligence and data analytics through the use Splunk as a platform. The intense 6 hour event saw participants putting in their creativity and skills to create creative layouts and design to show case their data in order to win the top prize of a MacBook Air! Continue reading

ISACA Singapore Chapter Members Movie Night 2015


Two days ago, on a Thursday evening, Information Systems Audit and Control Association’s (ISACA) Singapore Chapter organized the annual Member’s Movie Night. This year, ISACA is featuring Fantastic Four (2015) as for its esteemed member’s. Movie Night’s are just one of such social event organized by the ISACA committee to promote interaction and cohesion amongst ISACA members. Continue reading

Overview of participants at CDDC 2015

DSTA Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp 2015

Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman - Minister for State of Defence, Singapore, - At CDDC 2015

Earlier last week, one of Singapore’s largest Cyber Security Camp cum competition was held by the Defence Science and Technology Agency (Singapore) or DSTA. The 3 day camp comprised of 2 days of training and one day of the actual competition. CDDC or Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp is now in its third iteration and with a record number of more than 300 students from 22 schools signing up to learn what it takes to be a cyber warrior, information security’s outreach and interest is evidently not shrinking but rather – growing. Continue reading

NYP ISACA Student Chapter Clinches Bronze at NYP STAR Awards 2015

During the annual NYP Student Talent & Achievement Recognition (STAR) Awards ceremony held on 6 February, NYP ISACA Student Chapter was awarded the Bronze award in the category of Innovation & Creativity (Group). The NYP Star Awards aims to honour and recognise individual students and groups with special talents and contributions in non-academic areas. Once again, congratulations to NYP ISACA Student Chapter on this achievement and we will strive to do better in the following year. Continue reading

International Data Privacy Day 2015

Today is International Data Privacy Day. The International Data Privacy Day is designed specially to raise awareness and promote the best practices for privacy and data protection. Let us raise the awareness of privacy and data protection issues among our friends, colleagues and relatives. Continue reading

Nanyang Polytechnic’s Security, IT’s U 2014 Day Camp

On the 26 November 2014, Nanyang Polytechnic conducted the annual day camp for students looking to join the school’s prestigious Cyber Security and Forensics Course. Conducted over one day, the students from various secondary schools were engaged in many different activities that gave them a broader understanding of the course here in Nanyang Polytechnic. If you missed the day camp, fret not! Nanyang Polytechnic will be having the open house next week, from the 8 to 10 January, be sure to pre-register here! Continue reading

ISACA Member’s Year End Dinner 2014

As the year approaches a closure, ISACA Singapore Chapter hosted the annual Member’s year end dinner. On the 25 November, hosted at Starz Restaurant, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, ISACA members in Singapore gathered around together for one annual gathering for a dinner. Apart for an exclusive opportunity to network with fellow ISACA Members, we also got to enjoy a sumptuous spread of international cuisine. Continue reading

NYP-Splunk Challenge participants

NYP-Splunk Challenge

NYP-Splunk Challenge Banner

On the 19 November 2014, Nanyang Polytechnic, in conjunction with Splunk, hosted the NYP-Splunk Challenge. Tasked with a multitude of data, participants are expected to analyze the data and use it to deliver operational visibility, insight and intelligence for various uses of the data. The whole day event saw the participants engaging the data with creative designs and layouts to win the top prize of a MacBook Air. Continue reading