Cybersecurity

Malaysia third in Global Cybersecurity Index
Malaysia has been ranked third in the Global Cybersecurity Index by the International Telecommunications Union. Toh Swee Hoe from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission explains to Karamjit Singh about this.
Security the ‘elephant’ in the IoT/ smart city room: Frost
Despite the growing attention on the Internet of Things (IoT) and building smart cities, there’s still an 'elephant in the room' in discussions: Security.
The ‘breaching’ of DNA’s defences
Some unscheduled security maintenance on the DNA website because of a Drupal vulnerability had seemingly left our directory exposed, but no confidential data has been compromised. We will continue investigating the incident.
HITB now out to hack the conference experience
After pioneering the space locally and globalising its homegrown security conference, the Hack In The Box (HITB) crew is now planning its next big ‘hack’ – transforming the concept of how conferences are run.
NEC and Singapore’s EDB partner to build cybersecurity capabilities
NEC Corporation and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) have agreed to a multi-year partnership to build strategic capabilities in cybersecurity through EDB’s Strategic Attachment and Training (STRAT) Programme.
CSM-ACE security conference to be held Nov 11-13 in Ipoh
CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) announced that its annual conference this year will be held in Ipoh, Perak, from Nov 11-13. The theme is ‘Trusted and Secured Ecosystem.’
The end of HITB? No, it's a level-up
It may be the final year for HITBSecConf in Malaysia, but don't think that's the last time you'll hear from the Hack In The Box crew. CEO Dhillon Andrew Kannabhiran shares what's in store for 2015.
McAfee releases Heartbleed Checker for concerned consumers
With organisations around the globe already updating their systems to ward against the Heartbleed bug, security firm McAfee has released a free Heartbleed Checker tool for consumers.
The day Malaysia painted a bull’s eye on itself
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.
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.
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