The new system means that if a passport number and thumbprint does not match at the security gates, the security services can be automatically alerted, This state-of-the art security solution will restrict the space for terrorist movements by tightening passport controls and border surveillance., Security, positive impact on Singapore's security, Efficient and accurate identification system, Privacy, The large amount of information contained in a single smart card, Any leakage in the trainmitting of information from one source to anyother, or a successful hack into the system, An enormous amount of private information about the citizens of Singapore will be disclosed
A futuristic technology that allows Singapore citizens to make use of their machine-readable passports for automated clearance
Capabilities of closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), Security, Fight Crime, Terrorism, Strong psychological deterrent effect, Provides Police with valuable real time information to apprehend offenders without undue delay, Set on areas with high incidence of cimes, Detect suspicious behaviours and activites, Privacy, People have no liberty to do what they want, Every moment of a person's life is captured, Deprived of human rights, Intimate scenes may be captured on tape, Can be exploited if not carefully dealt with, Foreigners may not be able to tolerate such infringment of privacy which would inevitably inflict a poor image on Singapore
Metal Detector, Security, Prevent weapons to be brought on board, Ensure safety of the passengers
X-Ray machines, Security, Prevent chemicals to be brought on board, Prevent explosive to be broought on board, Privacy, Personal items are seen, No control as to what one can bring on board
Commuters could switch from one mode of transport to another with ease, Vulnerable and favourable terrorist target
Technology used: Fingerprinting, Security: Can keep track of everyone who is inside the school, Implication: Ability of teachers and school administrators to keep track of who is inside the school - in the event of fire or fire drill, easy to account for missing people, Privacy: The school administration has a record of the arrival time of everyone, The fingerprints are an individuals personal identity, By possesing a database of all students fingerprints, the school has within its power to use it against the student
Handphone IMEI Tracing System, Helps to deter handphone thieves from selling their stolen handphones to the public and/or secondhand dealers, By screeing the handphone's IMEI number, buyers can see if the phone is reported stolen or lost
Computer forensics, can be used to track emails, instant messaging and just about any other form of computer related communications., can be used to hunt down illegal money transactions, also attacking drug dealers by tracking their communication records., can be used to protect privacy as any changes to things such as bank accounts, company account and networking siting can be tracked down using computer forensics.
DNA database, used by law enforcement agencies to identify suspects of crimes., this helps in crim e prevention as anyone who has committed crimes will have their DNA stored in police's database. They will be identified immedaitely just by comparing the DNA samples.