14 November 2018 – The Committee of Inquiry (COI)1, convened to inquire into the events and contributing factors leading to the cyber attack on Singapore Health Services Private Limited (SingHealth)’s patient database system, has concluded all scheduled hearings for the fact finding phase of its inquiry process.

Over the course of 20 days of hearings starting from the first in camera session on 28 August, the COI has heard evidence from 37 witnesses including five experts2  on a range of issues relating to its terms of reference. It has also received 26 written submissions from individuals, organisations and industry associations. The closing submissions from the Attorney-General’s Chambers, SingHealth, Integrated Health Information Systems, MOH Holdings and Ministry of Health will be heard on 30 November.

The COI would like to thank all parties for contributing towards a thorough inquiry.

For more information, contact:
Winston Chai
Email: coi_secretariat@mci.gov.sg
Tel: 6251 0323

 


Footnote:
1
Convened on 24 July 201, the chairman of the COI is Retired Senior (subsequently termed Chief) District Judge Mr Richard R Magnus. The other members of the Committee are Mr Lee Fook Sun, Director and Chairman of Ensign InfoSecurity; Mr T K Udairam, Group Chief Operating Officer of Sheares Healthcare Management Pte Ltd; and Ms Cham Hui Fong, Assistant Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress
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2The five expert witnesses are Dr Lim Woo Lip (Ensign Infosecurity), General(Retired) Keith Alexander (IronNet Cybersecurity), Associate Prof James Yip (NUH), Mr Vivek Chudgar (Mandiant Consulting) and Mr David Koh (CSA).