Singapore Launches Data Protection Trustmark Certification Program

Do you still remember Singapore’s Gov Healthcare Data Breach case heard across the world?

They have been working hard to prevent another lost of face. Kudos to them.

Their Media Division (Infocomm Media Development Authority) recently launches Data Protection Trustmark Certification Program.

Some important points to remember:

  1. It’s voluntary
  2. Provided by 3rd party
  3. Using standards by these 3 organizations:
    ISOCert Pte Ltd, Setsco Services Pte Ltd and TUV SUD PSB Pte Ltd.
  4. Certificate valid for 3 years. Remember to renew it 6 months beforehand.
  5. Application Cost = S$ 535. Assessment Cost = S$ 1,500 – S$ 10,000. Shop around!