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ISSUE 13 | QUATER 2 - 2016
Bahasa | English
APRIL 2016
NITDA-CERRT Conference and Training, Abuja, Nigeria
30 March - 2 April 2016

CyberSecurity Malaysia was invited by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigeria to deliver cyber security course to NITDA-CERRT Conference and Training participants on March 30 to April 2, 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria.

Over 60 participants from different agencies and ministries of Nigeria including police, military, immigration and customs attended this course. The Acting Director of NITDA, Dr. Vincent Olatunji officiated the event.

Participants were introduced to cyber security and trained to use the tools and security software to scan networks and applications to combat cyber threats. This exposure increases participants’ awareness and developed their skills on cyber security vulnerability assessment in order to reduce the risk of cyber security in their respective agencies.

CyberSecurity Malaysia’s involvement as trainer is a global recognition of its skills and abilities in this cyber security field. It also enhances its reputation as a cyber security expert in the international arena.

Underground Economy Conference 2016, Doha, Qatar
1 – 6 April 2016

On April 1 to 6, 2016, CyberSecurity Malaysia participated in the Underground Economy Conference 2016 in Doha, Qatar. The conference that was jointly organized by the Ministry of Interior of Qatar and INTERPOL provides opportunity for partnership between the industry, researchers, non-governmental organizations, law enforcement agencies and government agencies. In addition, it also provides learning and networking opportunities with professionals that cover various aspects of the global threat landscape.

Dr. Aswami Fadillah Mohd Ariffin, Vice President of Cyber Security Response Services, Megat Muazzam Abdul Mutalib, Head of Malaysia Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT) and Engku Azlan Engku Habib, Technical Specialist of Cyber Action & Intelligence Team represented CyberSecurity Malaysia.

CyberSecurity Malaysia's participation in this conference was an opportunity to further strengthen its position as a leader in cyber security and accelerate efforts in addressing issues related to cyber threats. Meanwhile, information and case studies collated from this conference will be used to develop services in CyberSecurity Malaysia.

Common Criteria Recognition Arrangement (CCRA) Meetings, Seoul, Korea
4 - 7 April 2016

CyberSecurity Malaysia attended Common Criteria Recognition Arrangement (CCRA) meeting on April 4 to 7, 2016 in Seoul, Korea.

CCRA is an international body that adopted and recognized IT security certificates issued by countries that use the Common Criteria (CC) and the Common Evaluation Methodology (CEM) in the process of testing and certification of IT security.

CCRA meeting which was held twice a year discusses issues related to the testing and certification of IT security, improvement and development action approach to the Common Criteria (CC), technical issues and the development of a new version of CC through Development Board Common Criteria or CC Development Board (CCD).

Participants from 25 countries who are members of CCRA attended this meeting. CyberSecurity Malaysia was represented by Wan Shafiuddin Wan Zainudin, Head of Information Security Certification Bodies and I.D Safairis, Senior Analyst of the Malaysian Common Criteria Certification Body of Information Security.

CyberSecurity Malaysia's participation in this meeting as a member of the CCRA or Authorizing Country shows Malaysia’s accountability to recognize and certify IT security inventions. In addition, it also strengthened Malaysia's position as a country that is dynamic in Common Criteria certification in the world.

Industrial Visit from VADS Berhad to CyberSecurity Malaysia
6 April 2016

On April 6, 2016, VADS Berhad’s delegation led by Mr. Massimo Migliuolo, CEO of VADS Berhad made a courtesy visit to CyberSecurity Malaysia.

This visit aims to strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation between CyberSecurity Malaysia and VADS Berhad in the field of e-Learning. This is in addition to cyber security and the services offered to the public by CyberSecurity Malaysia.

Lt. Col. Mustaffa Bin Ahmad (Retired), Vice President of Outreach and Capacity Development, CyberSecurity Malaysia presented CyberSecurity Malaysia’s corporate presentation and video to the delegates. Then, VADS delegation visited Digital Forensics Laboratory and the laboratory Malaysian Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT).

Workshop for the Implementation of Gap Analysis Project Development, Adaptation and Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) with ABLE and Nuclear Malaysia, Cyberjaya
6 - 7 April 2016 and 18 - 19 April 2016

CyberSecurity Malaysia in collaboration with Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) organized a workshop to implement Project Development, Adaptation and Continuity Management Systems (BCMS).

This workshop is the main focus for the first phase of BCMS implementation where MAMPU and Nuclear Malaysia were identified as the pilot for this project. The workshop was divided to two sessions, April 6 and 7, 2016 in ABLE, while April 18 and 19, 2016 in Nuclear Malaysia.

The findings from this workshop was presented in a written report and will be shared with the parties involved, then implemented in the BCMS plan according to each agencies requirements.

Workshop on Cryptographic Algorithm Development Plan Trusted List State (MySEAL), Putrajaya
7 - 8 April 2016

On April 7 and 8, 2016 a Cryptographic Algorithm Development Plan Trusted List State (MySEAL) workshop was held in Putrajaya.

CyberSecurity Malaysia organized this workshop. It was complying with National Cryptography Policy requirement that was approved by the Cabinet in 2013. The National Cryptography Policy is a strategic approach to increase efficiency and achieve self-reliance with cryptography to achieve economical prosperity, social welfare and security.

This workshop discussed action plan to ensure smooth development of the country cryptology algorithms list in order to preserve classified electronic transactions information among Critical National Information Infrastructure (CNII) agencies and organizations.

41 participants consisting of cryptography and information security specialists, academics from public institutions and private sectors and industry players participated in this workshop.

Dr. Solahuddin Shamsuddin, Chief Technology Officer of CyberSecurity Malaysia officiated this workshop.

Award "CIO Excellence & Leadership" The Golden Globe Awards Tigers, Kuala Lumpur
11 April 2016

On April 11, 2016, World Brand Congress (Asian Edition) organized Golden Globe Tigers Awards in Kuala Lumpur.

The Golden Globe Tigers Awards is recognition for individuals and organizations of multi-function, multi-disciplinary, segments and industries. The award is considered the highest recognition for successful individuals or organizations in the marketing, branding, corporate social responsibility (CSR), social innovation, education and academia fields.

Dr. Solahuddin Shamsuddin, Chief Technology Officer of CyberSecurity Malaysia received the awards for Excellence & Leadership CIO. He was recognized for his contribution and success in the information security field.

This recognition further enhances CyberSecurity Malaysia reputation and credibility in the field of cyber security. Moreover, cyber security is now recognized as a critical industry in the national security domain.

Opening Ceremony of the ICT Security Awareness Seminar, Ministry of Education Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor
18 April 2016

On April 18, 2016, ICT Security Awareness Seminar, Ministry of Education (MOE) took place at Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS)

This seminar was jointly organized by the Ministry of Education Malaysia and CyberSecurity Malaysia. It aims to spread awareness to the MOE staffs about the importance of cyber security and explain about cyber threats, cyber security landscape and cyber threats impacts to the MOE. This is also a platform for CyberSecurity Malaysia to introduce its services to MOE.

438 MOE staff participated in this seminar which was officiated by Tan Sri Dr. Madinah Mohamad, Secretary General of the Ministry of Education.

CyberSecurity Malaysia presenters were Lt. Col. Sazali bin Sukardi (Retired) - "Cyber Security Landscape", Jazannul Azriq Aripin - "Sharing is Caring, Oversharing is Careless, Awareness is your Shield" and Lee Hwee Hsiung - "Cyber Security Framework in Professional Education System".

The seminar established rapport between CyberSecurity Malaysia and the Ministry of Education.

MOSTI Social Innovation Program : Ops Jelajah Cyber 2.0, Sarawak Edition, Kota Samarahan, Kuching, Sarawak
18 to 19 April 2016

CyberSecurity Malaysia organized Ops Jelajah Cyber 2.0 Sarawak Edition on April 18 and 19, 2016 at UiTM Kota Samarahan, Kuching, Sarawak.

Ops Jelajah Cyber 2.0 Sarawak is part of MOSTI Social Innovation (MSI) Program aims to educate the local community and improve the economic well-being through the implementation of services, skills upgrading and innovations.

In Sarawak, MyCyberSecurity Clinic Entrepreneurship Development Programme (MyCSC) was introduced. MyCSC will be setup at Batang Sadong in order to leverage the development of entrepreneurship in the field of cyber security.

YB. Datuk Seri Panglima Madius Tangau, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) officiated this two-day program. YB. Puan Hajah Nancy Hj Shukri, Minister in the Prime Minister’s office and MP for Batang Sadong, Tan Sri Dr. Noorul Ainur Mohd Nur, Secretary General of the Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation, YB. Rubiah Haji Wang, Kota Samarahan MP, Professor Dato’ Dr. Jamil Haji Aziz, Rector of UiTM Sarawak, Datuk Abdul Wahab Aziz, Chairman of the Association of Alumni UiTM Sarawak (Mitsa) and General Tan Sri Dato' Seri Panglima Mohd Azumi Mohamed (Retired), Chairman of the Board, CyberSecurity Malaysia also presented at this opening ceremony.

Ops Jelajah Cyber 2.0 is a platform to promote CyberSecurity Malaysia’s products and services as welll as MOSTI's role to ensure national cyber security.

Amsterdam FIRST Technical Colloquium 2016, Amsterdam, Belanda
19 - 20 April 2016

CyberSecurity Malaysia attended FIRST Technical Colloquium at the Computer Security Incident Handling forum in Amsterdam on April 19 and 20, 2016.

FIRST Forum Technical Colloquium (TC) organized by CISCO is an annual event in which members of FIRST gather to discuss current issues in IT security and cyber security incident handling.

Wira Zanoramy Ansiry Zakaria, Senior Executive of the Malaysia Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT) represented CyberSecurity Malaysia. He delivered a presentation titled "Artificial Intelligence Technique in Incident Response".

CyberSecurity Malaysia dynamic participation in this forum enhanced its organizational reputation and uphold Malaysia credibility as a country that prioritizes cyber security. In addition, this is a valuable opportunity for CyberSecurity Malaysia to expand its network and establish good relations with CERT representatives and IT security experts from different countries.

Workshop on Basic Research of the National Cyber Security Awareness, Putrajaya
27 to 29 April 2016

On April 27 to 29, 2016, CyberSecurity Malaysia organized a workshop on Cyber Security Awareness Baseline Study. This workshop aims to prepare survey questionnaires to evaluate cyber security awareness among Internet users in Malaysia.

The findings from that survey will be used as reference to develop cyber security awareness modules which will be adapted by schools in Malaysia.

25 participants from various backgrounds, including the Educational Technology Division and the Curriculum Development Division (Ministry of Education), DiGi Telecommunications, Eduspec, MDeC, Malaysia Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), VADS and UNICEF participated in this workshop.

CyberSecurity Malasyia is accountable to spread awareness about the importance of cyber security to internet users in Malaysia. Hence, it is committed to develop and complete this module successfully. This module aims to educate Malaysians about cyber security thus tackle the number of cyber security incidents in Malaysia.

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