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NEC showcases fusion of cyber and physical security technologies at GovernmentWare and Singapore International Cyber Week Featuring NEC’s powerful combination of public safety solutions and technologies to enable cities to stay resilient for a secure digital future

Singapore, 10 October 2016 – NEC Asia Pacific today announced its participation as a Platinum sponsor at the 25th GovernmentWare (GovWare), held together with the inaugural Singapore International Cyber Week. The event is held from 10-12 October 2016 at the Suntec International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Booth J14.

With the rise in terror and cyber attacks around the globe, there is a pressing need for governments and enterprises to build robust defenses in the physical and digital world. NEC will showcase how its latest technology offerings in cyber security technologies and advanced biometrics solutions can help protect citizens and critical infrastructure.


“The security landscape is constantly evolving with the cyber and physical world interconnecting, causing dire consequences to citizens and critical infrastructure during attacks. As a world leader in cyber and physical security technologies, NEC is capable of delivering robust systems for a secure digital future. We remain committed to work in close collaboration with governments and enterprises to detect and combat these threats,” said Tan Boon Chin, Managing Director, Global Safety Division, NEC Corporation.


The NEC booth features the following solutions:


Cyber Security

NEC employs a powerful and effective combination of security technology and solutions to keep its large-scale ICT environment safe.


  1. Cyber Security Factory @ APAC:  The Cyber Security Factory in Japan is a specialized unit dedicated to countering cyber threats and attacks. It has provided customers in the country with a wide range of services, including round-the-clock professional surveillance of networks and websites, forensic service for investigating malware sources and information leakage, and team-based hands-on training for security professionals. The Cyber Security Factory @ APAC is NEC’s first dedicated Managed Security Service facility in Singapore. It collaborates with NEC's Security Operations Centres located in strategic parts of the world, including Japan, with an aim to provide an inter-connected network to share intelligence on cyber threats and deliver 24/7 security to customers
  2. Security threat detection using Sofware-Defined Networking (SDN): Automated detection and initial handling of cyber attacks, including website manipulation and information leakage caused by malware, using next-generation security architecture with NEC's SDN network control functionality
  3. Secure Multi-Cloud Gateway: Encryption technology that provides security and reliable primary storage over multiple cloud providers to access sensitive data or files
  4. NEC Cyber Security Platform (NCSP): Well suited for large-scale enterprise environments, NCSP is a powerful combination of security technology and solutions that act on intelligence collected to protect IT systems and important infrastructure. It provides real time visualization and analysis of security conditions

Other highlights include a next-generation security solution to counter unknown threats by using progressive heuristic technology and other developments in an analytics-based solution that aims to provide a novel approach to make cities safer.



NEC is proud to showcase its world's No. 1* rated face and fingerprint matching technology.


  1. NeoFace® Watch: A high performance face recognition software application for real-time video surveillance, offline video face search and high volume photo face search. Multiple alert options are available
  2. PALS Multi-modal Biometric System: A 3-in-1 portable automatic biometrics ID livescan system for face, fingerprint and iris, as well as other innovative functionalities

Walter Lee, Head of the Innovation Management Office, Global Safety Division, NEC Corporation, will speak on “What's NEXT for Smarter and Safer Cities” at the Smart Nation IoT Security Conference on 11 October, 2.30pm – 3.00pm (Summit 2, Level 3).




About NEC Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

Singapore-based NEC Asia Pacific (NEC APAC) is the regional headquarters for NEC Corporation (HQ: Japan) in the Asia Pacific region (South and Southeast Asia and Oceania). As a leading information and communications technology provider, NEC APAC provides innovative solutions and infrastructure to promote safety, security and enhance the quality of life for individuals and the community. NEC APAC’s expertise includes solutions for carrier networks, biometric identification, enterprise applications and infrastructure, unified communications, transportation solutions, multimedia displays and smart energy, as well as the provision of managed services and contact centre services.


Our regional competency centres, together with our research laboratories, provide cutting-edge public safety, cybersecurity technologies and enterprise solutions to enable safer cities, with a vision to create a brighter future. For more information, please visit


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