Government officials debate effectiveness of multilateral relations in cybersecurity


Amid continued calls for deeper global cooperation between all stakeholders to bolster cyber defense, government officials are now debating whether multilateral relations have been effective. 

Digitalization has become the new engine of economic growth for many countries, with the World Bank estimating that digital economies contribute at least 15% of global GDP. This digital revolution, though, has also triggered much anxiety, where tech-enabled possibilities and information flow have created new risks to guard against, said Heng Swee Kiat, Singapore’s deputy prime minister and coordinating minister for economic policies.

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