The chapter, originally
founded as the Security Chapter in 2003, had its aims and objectives in
making Singapore a regional IT security hub, focusing on professional
& industry certification, regional promotions, as well as training
- To drive the growth of the security industry in Singapore
- To build security as a competency and
- To develop innovation within the Chapter
In mid 2017, the Chapter was redesignated as Cyber Security Chapter. IT Security over the past several years, has evolved significantly, from a collection of tools and technologies, to become an active practice today, with standards and methodologies.
Every day, we become increasingly dependent on the internet for business activities and transactions, be it B2B, B2C, C2C, C2B, and in ways never before thought possible. In order to have a successful, progressive and harmonious business environment, the element of trust has to be omnipresent. All these governance comes in the form of legislations/standards eg Sarbanes-Oxley, Basel II, HIPAA, GLBA, COBIT, ITIL, ISO-20000 and ISO-17799 /27000.
The CSC today aims to promote awareness of the need for IT Security, how best to understand and work within, and also to unite the disparate collection of IT security suppliers in the country. The original mission to promote IT security competency continues.
The CSC aims to encompass and call to the fold the collection of not only vendors, resellers and integrators of IT Security products, solutions and services, but also the new-realm auditors, consultants, practitioners, legal and compliance organisations that complete the picture of the effective implementation and management of IT security solutions today.
Activities to be organized across the calendar include seminars and workshops, whether within industry or to 3rd-party industry (eg Finance, Education, Government) or other industry associations (eg SBF, ASME, SMF), endorsing 3rd-party seminars, workshops and shows, networking sessions (again, both within and across industry), representation at SITF main activities (eg golf, bowling, Volunteer-day, trade missions, government working committees and dialog sessions), as well as activities to promote our members’ products and services.
Ultimately, the CSC aims to benefit its members and associated parties by encouraging collaboration, dialog, ideas exchange, networking and business activities between them and the government, industry and education sectors of the Singapore economy, and where applicable, with the various relevant organizations of neighboring countries, eg through the SiTF’s Shanghai Solution Center, APICTA, ASOCIO et al.
All applicants must be SiTF members. Non-SiTF members can apply for SiTF membership together with Chapter membership and admission to the BSC is contingent on the approval of SiTF membership.
For further information, please contact the Singapore infocomm Technology Federation Secretariat.
The SiTF CSC Chapter
C/o SiTF Secretariat
79 Ayer Rajah Crescent #02-03/04/05
Tel: 6325 9700
Fax: 6325 4993