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Cisco and HTX to Pilot 5G and AI Technologies to Enhance Homeland Security in Singapore


Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking and security, and HTX (Home Team Science and Technology Agency) have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to pilot 5G and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies to enhance Singapore’s homeland security.

Chan Tsan, Chief Executive at HTX, and Jonathan Davidson, Executive Vice President at Cisco and General Manager at Cisco Networking, signed the MOU at a ceremony at the latter’s global headquarters in San Jose, United States.

The two companies will collaborate on projects to improve HTX’s 5G and AI capabilities. These projects aim to empower the Home Team to address evolving threats to public safety in Singapore.

Relying on Advanced Technologies

The collaboration will leverage Cisco’s 5G-as-a-Service solution to develop and trial different 5G proofs-of-concept to improve public safety and security in Singapore.

Both parties will also jointly innovate on AI security operations. the U.S.-based firm will work with HTX to build a customised Security and Network Operations (AISecOps) platform that will be hosted on-premise alongside HTX’s domain data. This will enable HTX to harness the power of generative AI and identify and address advanced cyber threats with greater effectiveness.

HTX is the first organisation and agency from Singapore to sign a MoU under Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) programme.

About Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration Programme

The CDA programme aims to stimulate global digitisation. Currently, the networking and security leader is working with national, state, and local governments in 50 countries around the world to accelerate their national digitization agendas, co-develop cutting-edge solutions, and deliver beneficial services to their citizens more effectively. Cisco’s CDA programs have supported the creation of net new jobs, promoted GDP growth, and helped nurture innovation ecosystems.