Tag Archives: IDA

WHY IS IDA RECRUITING UNQUALIFIED & DISHONEST FOREIGNERS INSTEAD OF S’POREANS?

I am writing to question how IDA handles its recruitment. This comes at the time when the education qualifications of one of your staff Ms Nisha Padmanabhan is called into question by the public. This is in relation to her MBA is from South Pacific University which has a earned itself a reputation as a paper mill. This leads us to question why is IDA recruiting totally unqualified foreigners instead of Singaporeans. Are we really that short of talent that we need recruit sub standard workers from overseas.

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WHY FOREIGN JOB CHEATS CHOOSE TO CHEAT IN SINGAPORE

When it was pointed out to the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore that one of its employees, Nisha Padmanabhan, had a Masters degree from a degree mill that has since shut down, the IDA’s response could scarcely have been predicted. It replied that the MBA qualification had little bearing on her hiring. Her salary and job scope were based on her Bachelor’s degree and prior work experience.

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IDA DEFENDS HIRING OF FT WITH SOUTHERN PACIFIC UNIVERSITY MBA

We have investigated and would like to share that Nisha Padmanabhan, a Singapore citizen who joined IDA in 2014, has a Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university and was recruited because of this Bachelor degree, extensive past work experience and good track record. Nisha pursued an MBA out of personal interest, and it was not a relevant certificate for her position in IDA though she was open about the fact that she had obtained it.

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IDA SINGAPORE HIRED INDIAN FT CONSULTANT WITH BOGUS DEGREE

Based on revelations on this blog (https://realeyezation.wordpress.com/tag/spu-southern-pacific-university-diploma-degree-scam-geoff-taylor-sir/), it is said that Geoff Taylor, President of Southern Pacific University (SPU), is under scrutiny after allegations that his company is issuing bogus degrees. Doing a quick search on on LinkedIn, you will be shocked to find the number of PMETs working in important position but using bogus degrees from Southern Pacific University.

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OUTSOURCING TO INDIAN COMPANY IS THE REAL REASON BEHIND S’PORE’S FIBRE INTERNET COCK UPS

I’m in the company handling fibre optic connections in Singapore. Pretty obvious where I work. Recently we were fined by IDA. Let me tell what’s the problem. We are working with one of these India CECA company which brought their whole village over. We outsource to them using their software for basically the whole data of fibre connections in Singapore. End user internet connections, businesses internet connections depend on these data, before the respective ISP can give you internet services.

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HACKED SINGPASS ACCOUNTS USED TO APPLY FOR WORK PASSES

In 2005, CrimsonLogic’s then CEO Velusamy Mathivanan and 3 other senior executives were charged with corruption. Velusamy Mathivanan, along with his vice president of trade and logistics, financial controller and general counsel, were charged in court for offering a bribe of $35,000 to Matthias Tan, IT head of supermarket chain Carrefour. In return, Tan agreed to recommend the IT services provider to his management for an e-supply chain contract worth $400,000.

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2,000 Singapore users infected with GOZ, CryptoLocker virus

The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) confirmed on Wednesday (June 11) that there are 2,000 users in Singapore affected by the Gameover Zeus (GOZ) and CryptoLocker malware, which have hit users internationally. A multi-national agency effort had earlier this month disrupted the GOZ botnet as well as the CryptoLocker malicious software.

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WHAT IS 2-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION (2FA)?

Two Factor Authentication, also known as 2FA, two step verification or TFA (as an acronym), is an extra layer of security that is known as "multi factor authentication" that requires not only a password and username but also something that only, and only, that user has on them, i.e. a piece of information only they should know or have immediately to hand - such as a physical token. Using a username and password together with a piece of information that only the user knows makes it harder for potential intruders to gain access and steal that person's personal data or identity.

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