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Shawn Huang on Singapore Armed Forces and Other Matters Bill

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What are the immediate priorities and focus areas of the Singapore Armed Forces’ new Digital and Intelligence Service (DIS) and how will it change the way the country safeguards critical infrastructure? With conflict in the digital domain being “vastly different” from traditional domains in terms of targets, potential impact and notions of force and violence, how does the DIS intend to define the state of war, victory or defeat, and deterrence in this area? These questions were raised by MP Shawn Huang in Parliament on Tuesday (Aug 2). He also wanted to know about the DIS’ plans to recruit, train and retain talent.

What are the immediate priorities and focus areas of the Singapore Armed Forces’ new Digital and Intelligence Service (DIS) and how will it change the way the country safeguards critical infrastructure? With conflict in the digital domain being “vastly different” from traditional domains in terms of targets, potential impact and notions of force and violence, how does the DIS intend to define the state of war, victory or defeat, and deterrence in this area? These questions were raised by MP Shawn Huang in Parliament on Tuesday (Aug 2). He also wanted to know about the DIS’ plans to recruit, train and retain talent.

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