Privacy Awareness Week 2024

Start Date

06 May 2024

End Date

12 May 2024


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Data Protection and Technology

Privacy Awareness Week (PAW), an initiative by the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA), is an annual event aimed at promoting awareness of privacy and personal data protection issues. This May, we embark on a journey to strengthen data protection in Singapore.

Join us for a week of exploration and discussions, where we delve into the significance of safeguarding personal data. Explore how each of us can contribute to a safer digital experience by sharing our data with care, while also leveraging data for innovation and growth.

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Featured Events Between 6 – 12 May 2024

Make Smart Business Decisions with Data and AI
TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2024 3PM – 5PM
Jointly Organised By: PDPC, IMDA, and Microsoft Singapore

Note: This is a closed-door event for registered Data Protection Officers (DPOs). To receive further details about this event, please register your DPO by 24 April 2024.

Event Format: Webinar

In today’s digital world, the ability to use data responsibly is becoming an indispensable part of every business. It is essential for businesses to stay ahead of the curve and leverage emerging technologies to stay competitive.

In this webinar, you will learn how to perform basic anonymisation and gain insights into practical applications of Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence in improving decision making and business outcomes.

Event registration closes 30 April 2024. For more information, please email to
Navigating Personal Data Protection and Data Breaches
THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2024 2PM - 4PM
Organised By: Singapore Institute of Directors (SID)

In December 2023, at least 10 Singapore companies allegedly suffered data breaches, according to threat intelligence platform Data breach is no longer a question of “if” but “when”. Board directors have to address personal data protection and the potential impact of data breaches on their organisations.

In this interactive workshop presented by SID and Infocomm Media Development Authority, industry experts will provide insights into how guidelines by the Personal Data Protection Commission can help companies prevent and manage data breaches. At the session, participants will experience a data breach simulation to better prepare them to face such incidents at the board level.

Registration closes 25 April 2024. For more information, call 6422 1188 or email to
Cybersecurity from Scratch | Future of Work
TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2024 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Organised By: National Library Board

This talk covers the latest cybersecurity trends and the importance of cybersecurity. Participants will also learn the basics of being safe online.

About the Speaker:

Mr Koh Swee Kwang has 17 years of working experience in infocomm domain as System Engineer and handling large scale IT Projects. He is well versed in various networking, server, storage, security technologies, including LAN, WAN, Wireless technologies, Firewall, Network Access Control, Datacenter Virtualization, SAN and NAS. He enjoys imparting and exchanging his infocomm know-how with technical professionals and also business users/stake holders.

Registration closes 6 May 2024.
Protect Your Digital Presence From Cyber Threats | My Digital Life
SATURDAY, 11 MAY 2024 2PM - 4PM
Organised By: National Library Board

In today's digital age, protecting your online presence from cyber threats is very important. Understanding the risks associated with cyber threats and implementing effective protective measures is essential. In this talk, we will dive into how to safeguard your digital footprint, providing insights and actions you can take to mitigate cyber risks.

About the Speaker:

Johnson Yeo is a highly experienced Security Architect at softScheck Pte Ltd and Principal Consultant at Caerus Consulting Pte Ltd. With a background spanning over six years in government projects, he specializes in security design, planning, threat risk assessment, audit, compliance, and review. Johnson has trained thousands of students across various industries in cybersecurity, ranging from technical security to best practice security.

Registration closes 10 May 2024.

LEARN: How to Share With Care

Everyone has a responsibility over their personal data. Find out how you can easily share your data with better care when you follow these easy steps:

  1. Know how your personcal data is being used.
  2. Be responsible for the personal data you provide.
  3. Stay cautious about marketing messages received.
  4. Take quick action in the event of a data breach.

Read more about how to Share Your Personal Data With Care here.

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Can you guess what the worst password in the world is? Head over to our Instagram page (@pdpcsg) from 6 - 31 May 2024 and stand a chance to win NTUC FairPrice vouchers when you comment your answer! 



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