Malaysia unveils IoT roadmap, expects US$11bil income boost
Malaysia has rolled out its National IoT Strategic Roadmap, with the expectation that the implementation of the Internet of Things (IoT) would contribute RM9.5 billion (US$2.5 billion at current rates) to the country’s gross national income (GNI) by 2020, and RM42.5 billion (US$11.2 billion) by 2025.
Mimos launches Big Data Digital Government Lab
Malaysia’s national research and development agency Mimos has launched the Big Data Analytics (BDA) Digital Government Lab, part of the wider Digital Government Innovation Network announced in January.
CSM to help flood victims recover their data
The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, through its national cybersecurity specialist centre CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM), will offer data recovery services to residents of the east coast states of Peninsular Malaysia, which were hit by floods in late 2014.
92 Malaysian organisations get international accreditation via CSM
92 Malaysian companies have successfully obtained information security certificates from CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) as of Dec 31, 2014, the country’s national cybersecurity specialist agency said in a statement.
CSM and Microsoft in malware threat intelligence initiative
CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) has announced the activation of a Cyber Threat Intelligence Programme (CTIP) in partnership with Microsoft Malaysia.
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.
Week in Review: MDeC no longer sole ecosystem anchor
MDeC is no longer the sole anchor for the ecosystem, and that is a good thing. Meanwhile, the addition of the ‘multimedia’ portfolio to the communications ministry throws up the question of whether the ICT portfolio moves over from the science ministry.
The new science minister … who again? (Updated)
Little is known of the new science minister aside from a sketchy Wikipedia page, but the ICT industry is hopeful both he and new Communications minister can make a difference and spur the local ecosystem.