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Sid Deshpande
Principal Research Analyst
8 years at Gartner
13 years IT Industry

Siddharth Deshpande is a Research Director covering security infrastructure and services. Read Full Bio

Singapore, Cloud Security and Lessons From Hollywood

by Siddharth (Sid) Deshpande  |  October 4, 2018

It has been an interesting week for cybersecurity professionals in Singapore. Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong highlighted the benefits of using commercial public cloud services in his address at the GovTech Developer Conference, while simultaneously highlighting the importance of cybersecurity as an integral part of Singapore’s Smart Nation efforts. The Monetary Authority of Singapore’s […]

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Consumer Privacy In The Age Of Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

by Siddharth (Sid) Deshpande  |  April 20, 2018

So – a few weeks ago, Facebook (FB) discloses they knew in 2015 that an app developer (Aleksandr Kogan) had, in a violation of his agreement with FB, shared user data with Cambridge Analytica (CA). Latest estimates are that 87 million users’ data was compromised as a result. Further, FB chose not to disclose this […]

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