SecurityBrief Asia reports Singapore has become the sixth country to join the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation's Cross-Border Privacy Rules system. Singapore now joins the U.S., Japan, Mexico, Canada and the Republic of Korea in their participation in the CBPR system. Singapore’s Ministry of Communications and Information said the country needs to exchange data in a responsible manner, adding the importance of advocating for open data flows and data protection standards. The Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission is working on a system to incorporate both CBPR and Privacy Recognition for Processors standards, as it became the second country, in addition to the U.S., to participate in the PRP system.
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