Tag Archives: Steve Leonard

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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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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INFOCOMM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY CEO REPLACED BY FOREIGN TALENT

The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) has appointed former EMC executive Steve Leonard as its executive deputy chairman, with civil servant Jacqueline Poh as its managing director. They will replace outgoing CEO Ronnie Tay when he steps down in June. In a statement Thursday, the local ICT regulator said current CEO Ronnie Tay, who has been at the helm of the organization since November 2007, will return to administrative service and await a new posting once he steps down on June 10, 2013.

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SingTel makes a clear stand on the topic of Whatsapp being chargable for Post-Paid Subscribers.

SingTel have made a clear statement on their Facebook post to clarify about the whole charging for Whatsapp usage saga. My post is in no-sense to attack SingTel or its services, but to seek clarifications and the truth behind this. The ‘Whatsapp Pass’ is a value-added service aimed at providing a manageable data usage plan for heavy Whatsapp users on SingTel’s Post-paying subscription with limited or no-data plans at all.

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