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Name Description Published Views
Onsite Audit of 50 Companies in Singapore on Common Potential Data Breaches

The objectives were to identify the most common potential data breaches in organisations in Singapore and Malaysia that could contravene the Personal Data Protection Act and to discover the extent of breaches in protecting personal data in paper documents. It was conducted between Aug 2013 – Sep 2014.

2020-03-02 496
Singapore's First Privacy Survey Covering Mobile Applications

The first survey in Singapore covering mobile applications to assess data protection/privacy practices for mobile apps, conducted from August – September 2015. The survey is benchmarked against a similar survey done by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN).

2020-03-02 411
Research on job positions 2019

A survey to determine if the job market is hiring data protection roles or if job positions have started incorporating data protection expertise as part of the job criteria. It is also to track any change to the number and hiring positions since the Personal Data Protection Commission started enforcements in April 2016.

2020-03-03 499
Enforcements in Singapore from 2016-2019

A research conducted by scanning and coding Singapore PDPC commissioner’s decision on the enforcement cases against the legislation. Period: CY 2016-2019


2020-03-03 744
PDPC Consumer Survey 2019

A survey conducted by Singapore PDPC from March and May 2019 to understand the public perception towards the PDPA. 1,501 individuals aged 15 and above were surveyed.

2020-03-12 500
PDPC Industry Survey 2019

A survey conducted by Singapore PDPC from March and May 2019 among 1,500 organisations across all industry sectors.

2020-03-12 644
Webinar on Covid 19 - Impact on Data Privacy

These are not normal times that we live in and governments around the region are looking to obtain information to help in contact tracing. Data privacy guidelines and measures being relating to the COVID-19 are becoming an issue during this global pandemic. This is the presentation on the latest development from DPEX network privacy experts in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand.

2020-04-15 852
Review of Singapore’s TraceTogether App

As part of the Webinar discussion on how guidelines and practices from COVID-19 impact data and privacy protection, a review was done on the contact tracing app, TraceTogether. The report presents its analysis. 

2020-04-17 1626
WEBINAR: A Comparative Review of Contact Tracing Apps in ASEAN countries

As governments in ASEAN relax lockdown restrictions, Covid-19 contract-tracing smartphone apps are being introduced to help limit the spread of the coronavirus. Read more 

2020-06-01 1765
WEBINAR: Update on the New Thai PDPA - The Next Steps

A webinar to describe the new upcoming Thai PDPA

2020-07-09 501
Research on Singapore DPO Survey Findings 2020

The Data Protection Excellence (DPEX) Centre, the learning and research arm of Straits Interactive recently released findings of the first comprehensive data protection officer (DPO) survey in Singapore. 

The objective of the survey was to understand the issues and challenges faced by the data protection profession in Singapore. The study, which had close to 250 responses, was targeted specifically at only data protection professionals who had undergone training or obtained certifications in data protection, such as the IAPP certifications.

2020-09-21 451
Research on Singapore Data Protection Job Demand Research

The Data Protection Excellence (DPEX) Centre, the learning and research arm of Straits Interactive has released findings of the annual Singapore Data Protection Job Demand Research on 8 Jan 2021. The numbers are surprising, despite the world battling COVID-19.

This research aims to determine if the job market is hiring data protection roles or if job positions have started incorporating data protection expertise as part of the job criteria. It is also to track any change to the number and hiring positions since the Personal Data Protection Commission started enforcements in April 2016.

2021-01-14 153
DPEX Network: 5 Regional Data Protection Trends in 2021

On 26 January 2021, the Data Protection Excellence (DPEX) Centre, the learning and research arm of Straits Interactive, held a regional webinar and released its 2021 Data Protection Trends Report for ASEAN taking into account the impact of COVID-19 and digitalisation.


2021-01-30 218
Event: Persidangan Pengguna Data – 11th Januari @ The Hatten, Malacca.

EVENT: Persidangan Pengguna Data – 11th Januari @ The Hatten, Malacca.  Tujuan persidangan ini diadakan adalah untuk berkongsi kaedah perlaksanaan dan pematuhan dengan golongan pengguna data mengenai Akta Perlindungan Data Pribadi.

2021-02-18 102
WEBINAR: Analysis of 2020 GDPR Enforcement Cases - Lessons that ASEAN DPOs can learn

Despite the pandemic, GDPR enforcement cases have been steadily on the rise. What can we learn from them - what could have been avoided and what should these companies have done to minimise their fine?

2021-03-09 168
INFOGRAPHIC: 2021 WhatsApp’s Privacy Policy: The Controversy

WhatsApp’s Privacy Policy: Truths vs Myths. Read on to find out what set off the controversy surrounding WhatsApp and its change in privacy policy!

2021-03-09 277