Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) and Transport Industry Groups were Singapore’s Top Cyber Targets in 2021: Ensign InfoSecurity Report


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SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 21 July 2022 – Ensign InfoSecurity (Ensign), Asia’s largest pure-play end-to-end cybersecurity services provider, today unveiled the findings of its Cyber Threat Landscape 2022 report, which found that the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) and Transport industry groups were the top targets for cyber threats in Singapore in 2021.

The latest edition of Ensign’s report provides insights and analysis into the cyber threat landscape in Singapore and key Asia Pacific markets such as Hong Kong, Malaysia, and South Korea. It also explores emerging cyber threats that will impact organisations in 2022 and beyond.

Here are some of the key findings from the report:

Singapore: TMT and Transport Emerged as Top Targeted Industry Groups in 2021

The Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) industry group, comprising infocommunications[1], data centre and media sectors, was the top target for threat actors in 2021. Ensign found that nearly 70% of malicious traffic observed in Singapore in 2021 was directed at the infocommunications sector.

Percentage of malicious traffic observed targeting Singapore industries in 2021 or email