Certification

VADS’ cloud services now ISO-certified
VADS Bhd became the first Malaysian cloud service provider to receive from Sirim QAS International Sdn Bhd, the ISO 27001 certification, a voluntary, best practice standard relating to information security.
New project management certification for IT pros
Pikom has launched what it believes to be the first-of-its-kind certification for entry-level project managers in a bid to address the shortage of such qualified professionals in the country.
Google issues challenge to get certified
Google Malaysia has launched its Malaysia Google Certification Program (GCP) Challenge for search engine marketing platform AdWords in a bid to increase the number of certified professionals in the market.
Mathematician unlocks weak domain keys, Google and Microsoft affected
DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Verifiers have been found to be susceptible to abuse by attackers due to weak encryption, allowing for the spoofing of e-mails from recognized domain names.
Security conference to shine spotlight on risk and compliance
Cyber Security Malaysia has launched the Cyber Security Malaysia Awards, Conference and Exhibition (CSM-ACE) 2012, set to take place from Nov 6-7, in conjunction with the World Innovation Forum Kuala Lumpur (WIFKL) 2012.
Maxis’ data and cloud computing facility gets Tier III certification
Maxis said that the facility which houses its data center and cloud computing services has been awarded Uptime Institute’s Tier III Certification (Certification of Design), the first and only in Malaysia to be accredited with such a certification.
International business analysis institute launches Malaysian chapter
The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), an independent non-profit professional association for the growing field of business analysis, has officially launched its Malaysian Chapter.
Computing Professionals Bill in last phase of deliberations
Deliberations on the contentious Computing Professionals Bill 2011 (CPB2011) championed by the National ICT Human Resource Task Force are entering the final phase before a modified proposal is to be presented to the Government.
Computing Professionals Bill; or, The Modern Frankenstein?
There is no doubt that among those pushing for the Computing Professionals Bill 2011 (#CPB2011 on Twitter) — which requires IT pros to be registered under a national body — are many who really believe that this is one way to raise the quality of IT professionals and practitioners in the country, and to ensure minimum security and safety standards are met for critical information networks. But they might just be creating a monster.
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