Most Singapore firms still can’t keep up with security patches


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Singapore businesses are experiencing more cyber attacks and still are unable to keep pace with the volume of patches. This has resulted in 58% of breaches that were linked to a vulnerability where a patch was available but not patched. 

Enterprises in the city-state saw an 18% climb in cyber attacks over the past year, with 88% noting they did not have sufficient resources to keep up with the number of software patches, according to a study conducted by Ponemon Institute. Commissioned by ServiceNow, the study polled 3,000 security professionals across nine countries, including 183 in Singapore and 403 in Japan. 

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