Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

As scams get more sophisticated, young and digitally savvy individuals are more likely to fall prey

As scams get more sophisticated, young and digitally savvy individuals are more likely to fall prey

Speakers: Prof Reuben Ng and Mr Jared Ng 15 Dec 2022

While many may assume that the older demographic is more likely to fall prey to online scams, Prof Reuben Ng, Lead Scientist (Data and Technology) at NUS’ Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk, and Mr Jared Ng, Communications Manager at the same Institute, caution that the younger generation must not be complacent. This is because studies and surveys have shown that it is actually younger digital natives who are more susceptible to scams. Given that digital natives depend on Internet platforms and mobile apps to shop, bank and communicate, this increased online presence also increases their exposure to the risk of scams and cyber fraud.

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Singapore has a vision for tomorrow – to improve work and employment

Singapore has a vision for tomorrow – to improve work and employment

Speaker: Associate Professor in Practice Terence Ho 18 Jan 2023