CyberSecurity Malaysia said it has been elected and appointed as the 2014 Chair of the World Trustmark Alliance (WTA), and that with this appointment, its chief executive officer Dr Amirudin Abdul Wahab is now the Chairman of the WTA.
CyberSecurity Malaysia has awarded certificates to 23 companies which had complied with security standards such as Common Criteria ISO/IEC 15408, Information Security Management System (ISMS) ISO/IEC 27001, and Malaysia’s Trustmark e-business validation.
Cybersecurity Malaysia has warned the public of ‘cyber flirts’ who are part of online blackmail rings that mainly target teenaged boys and middle-aged men.
The Malaysian Government has launched a national policy document, 'National Security Council’s Directive No 24: Policy and Mechanism of the National Cyber Crisis Management,' an executive directive that outlines the nation’s strategy for ‘cyber crisis mitigation and response’ through public and private collaboration and coordination.
An extensive survey of nearly 10,000 Malaysian schoolchildren showed that most were aware of the importance of safe online habits, but did not know how to do so.
While the systems at a major telco had just been breached, a minister expresses his confidence that Malaysia is savvy enough to fend off cyber-attacks and essentially issues a challenge to hackers, writes A. Asohan.
In the wake of breaches at Malaysia’s domain registrar and a spate of cyber-attacks in Singapore, Malaysia’s Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Dr Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah noted the importance of a secure infrastructure for the nation.
Trend Micro Inc has launched an Internet safety community initiative known as the ‘Trend Family’ and aimed at educating families, youth and kids in Malaysia on protecting their digital lives.
It was a week that was all about security, trust and standards in the online sphere – and quite a bit about the lack of all these when it comes to Malaysia, writes A. Asohan.
CyberSecurity Malaysia has launched its Malaysia Trustmark for Private Sector programme, which will assess and certify e-business entities to help consumers identify those that are legitimate.