As Singapore builds up its digital economy and more businesses go online, cyber threats such as ransomware and phishing will remain major concerns. Many enterprises, particularly SMEs, lack awareness and/or have low adoption of internet security best practices to safeguard their domains, websites, and email servers. This puts customers of these companies at risk because their data and details of their transactions with the company may not be properly secured.
The Internet Hygiene Portal (IHP) serves as a one-stop platform for enterprises, providing them with easy access to resources and self-assessment tools, so that they can adopt internet security best practices in their digitalisation journey. The IHP uses non-intrusive internet health lookup tools to assess the internet security of websites, email services and domain configurations, and then provides actionable suggestions on how enterprises can adopt best practices and improve their overall internet security. This simplifies internet security to key indicators that matter.
The IHP also provides visibility on the cyber hygiene of digital platforms, by publishing an Internet Hygiene Rating table with a simplified view of each digital platform’s internet hygiene. This is aimed at helping consumers make informed choices to better safeguard their digital transactions from cyber threats.