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Most Singaporeans not confident government is doing enough on data protection: poll

Most Singaporeans are not confident that the Singapore government is doing enough to protect confidential information stored electronically, according to an online survey commissioned by Yahoo News Singapore.

A total of 56 per cent lacked confidence in the government’s handling of such data, with 42 per cent of feeling “not very confident” and 14 per cent saying they were “not confident at all”, the survey of 908 Singaporeans conducted by research consultancy Blackbox Research showed.

Only 7 per cent felt “very confident”, while 37 per cent felt “quite confident”.

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