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Cyber Security Agency of Singapore

The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) is the national body overseeing cyber security strategy, education and outreach, and industry development.

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DesignSingapore Council

The DesignSingapore Council was established in 2003 to help develop the nation’s design sector. This follows from the Economic Review Committee’s report which identified the creative industry as one of the three new sectors (including education and healthcare) for economic growth. The DesignSingapore Council is part of the Ministry of Communications and Information.

Developing the design sector, an important part of the creative industry, can help to enhance Singapore’s value proposition; as well as contribute to the country’s economic growth and social progress.

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Infocomm Media Development Authority

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) was officially formed on 1 October 2016, with the restructuring of the Media Development Authority (MDA) and Infocomm Development Authority (IDA).

The IMDA develops and regulates the converging infocomm and media sectors in a holistic way, creating a dynamic and exciting sector filled with opportunities for growth, through an emphasis on talent, research, innovation and enterprise.

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National Library Board

National Library Board (NLB) manages the National Library, 26 Public Libraries and the National Archives.

NLB promotes reading, learning and information literacy by providing a trusted, accessible and globally-connected library and information service through the National Library and a comprehensive network of Public Libraries. By forging strategic partnerships to cultivate knowledge sharing, the libraries also encourage appreciation and awareness of Singapore’s history through their wide range of programmes and collection on Singapore and regional content. The National Archives of Singapore oversees the collection, preservation and management of public and private archival records, including government files, private memoirs, maps, photographs, oral history interviews and audio-visual materials.

Established on 1 September 1995 as a statutory board, NLB is an agency under the Ministry of Communications and Information.

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Personal Data Protection Commission

The Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) was established on 2 January 2013 to administer and enforce the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA).

The mission of PDPC is to promote and enforce personal data protection so as to foster an environment of trust among businesses and consumers, contributing to a vibrant Singapore economy.

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