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