Week in Review: How do we measure the Minister in 2014?
With 2014 being declared the 'Year of Commercialisation' for the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Karamjit Singh wonders how best to asses its minister Ewon Ebin's performance, given his diverse portfolio.
CSM warns of ‘cyber flings’ turning into blackmail
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.
Cyber-security critical to nation building, sovereignty: Deputy Minister
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.
DNS hijacking: Government needs to step in
With yet another series of security incidents affecting websites in Malaysia, experts are asking for greater action and oversight by governments.
Ministry to PC makers: 'Play your part in curbing malware'
PC manufacturers need to do their part in curbing the pervasive nature of malware, says Roslan Mahayuddin, director of enforcement at the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism.
CyberSecurity Malaysia appoints new CEO
CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) has announced the appointment of Dr Amirudin Abdul Wahab to the role of chief executive officer, effective Jan 14.
Cybersecurity Malaysia appointed OIC-CERT secretariat
CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM), an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) has been appointed the secretariat to the Organization of the Islamic Conference-Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT).
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.