Dr Dzahar Mansor
Too many companies are not taking cyber-security seriously even as losses are mounting due to cybersecurity incidents.
A large-sized organisation can possibly incur an economic loss of US$22.8 million due to cyber-security incidents.
The National ICT Association of Malaysia or Pikom has elected in a new council and chairman for its 2013/ 2014 term at its recent 27th annual general meeting (AGM).
According to the annual Microsoft Computing Safety Index (MCSI), while 84% of Malaysians face multiple online risks, only 23% say they take proactive steps to help protect themselves and their data.
Microsoft Corp has unveiled the results of a South-East Asia internal computer security study which found that 63% of counterfeit software DVDs and laptop computers with illegal copies of Windows and other software contained high-risk malware infections and viruses.