For Immediate Release
Data Protection Excellence Centre Releases its Data Protection Trends Report for ASEAN and Singapore in 2021
Five key regional trends and challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic
21 January, 2021, Singapore – The Data Protection Excellence (DPEX) Centre, the learning and research arm of Straits Interactive, today released its 2021 Data Protection Trends Report for ASEAN taking into account the impact of COVID-19 and digitalisation.
“We are pleased to release our view of what data protection trends to expect this year, especially in the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN). 2021 is the year where all the founding members of ASEAN – Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia – are scheduled to have rolled out data protection / privacy laws and new amendments.”The five trends we have identified also take into consideration the impact of COVID-19 and the resulting accelerated digitalisation efforts.” said Kevin Shepherdson, CEO of Straits Interactive and Head of the DPEX Centre,
The DPEX Centre will be running a webinar on 26 January, 2021 about these five key trends and interested parties can register at bit.ly/DPEXNetwork2601. More information about the DPEX Centre and DPEX Network can be found at www.dpexnetwork.org.