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CYBERSECURITY MALAYSIA - “CYBERNEWS”
ISSUE 17 | QUARTER 2 - 2017
Bahasa | English
MAY 2017
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Cyber Security Exposure Program, London, United Kingdom
1 – 6 Mei 2017

On 1st to 6th May 2017, CyberSecurity Malaysia together with Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and the Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) organized a series of cyber security exposures by joining two conferences and work visits to several organizations in the United Kingdom.

Among the programs were Summit Magnet User 2017 on May 1st, 2017 and Euro Forensics Expo 2016 exhibition on May 3rd to 2017. In addition, a series of strategic meetings and research collaborations as well as work visits were held at National Cyber Security Center, UK and Digital, Cyber and Communications - Forensic Services Metropolitan Police Service, UK on May 5th, 2017.

This program exposed Malaysian delegates to latest digital forensics technology to develop CSDeP Digital Forensics project. In addition, it strengthened the digital forensic area, especially in the field of law enforcement in Malaysia.

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Seminar Malaysia Open Source With Microsoft, Kuala Lumpur
2 May 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia participated in the Open Source Seminar on May 2nd, 2017 organized by Microsoft Malaysia to expose the community on Microsoft's contribution. Microsoft shared about its cloud platform open source, Microsoft Azure during the seminar.

Participants from different background mostly programmers, developers and admin systems attended this one-day seminar. CyberSecurity Malaysia increased its knowledge of today's cloud technology diversity, as well as learned from the expertise in Microsoft.

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Establishment of the Global ACE Scheme UAE Chapter, Dubai, UAE
6 - 9 May 2017

On 6th to 9th May 2017 a strategic discussion on the establishment of the Global ACE Scheme UAE Chapter in Dubai, United Arab Emirates was held.

The Global ACE Scheme is a framework of professional cyber security certification framework that outlines a holistic approach involving assessments, test equality, competencies and instructional requirements, classification of cyber security domains and professional development action plans. It is in line with international standards such as ISO / IEC9000, ISO / IEC17024 and ISO / IEC27001. The existence of the Global ACE Scheme will enable professional training programs, coaches, professional workforce, cyber security products and shared services across borders.

The Global ACE Scheme will create a globally recognized professional certification program, providing professional cyber security professionals with accurate, skilled, competent, and experiential knowledge, promoting cyber security professional development programs globally and ensuring that recognized staff are assessed jointly and committed to achieving Consistent and achieve high level of service.

CyberSecurity Malaysia was represented by Dr. Zahri Yunos, Chief Operating Officer, Lt Col Mustaffa Ahmad (Retired), Senior Vice President, Outreach and Capacity Building Division and Lee Hwee Hsiung, Head of Cyber Security Professional Development Department.

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#myviralvow Campaign in conjunction with Ekspresi Negaraku, Sandakan, Sabah
7 May 2017

On May 7th, 2017, CyberSecurity Malaysia participated in Ekspresi Negaraku Program in Sandakan, Sabah. This one-day program was officiated by YAB Dato' Seri Mohd Najib Tun Abd Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Ekspresi Negaraku Program was held to enhance the positive spirit of the people and increase consciousness towards all government initiatives. It aimed to eliminate negative attitudes and perceptions as well as unite all initiatives. With a cohesive theme, the impact on the nation's development is greater.

In this program, CyberSecurity Malaysia introduced the #myviralvow Campaign to Sabahans in Sandakan in an effort to tackle negative issues. In addition, it delivered cyber security awareness to local communities such as students, teachers and parents.

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Strategic and Collaborative Meeting of Research and Work Visit to ACE Lab Europe Training Center, Prague, Czech Republic
7 - 11 May 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia attended the Strategic and Research Collaboration Meeting and Work Visit to ACE Lab Europe Training Center in Prague, Czech Republic from 7th to 11th May 2017.

ACE is a group of companies established over the last 25 years. The organization carries on business specialized in research and development, manufacturing and data recovery. Various data recovery technologies were developed where most of the equipment was accepted by data recovery professionals around the world. The ACE Lab Europe Training Center in Prague was set up in 2016 specifically to provide data recovery expertise training programs.

The visit exposed Malaysian delegates namely Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and the Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) to advanced techniques in the digital data recovery process and established a strategic relationship with the ACE Lab to provide technical assistance and support if needed.

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ASEAN Cyber Norms Workshop 2017, Singapore
8 – 9 May 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia attended the ASEAN Cyber Norms Workshop organized by Cyber Security Agency Singapore in Singapore on May 8th and 9th, 2017.

The workshop was attended by participants from ASEAN countries to discuss current issues on cyber security.

CyberSecurity Malaysia was represented by Lt Col Sazali Sukardi (Retired), Senior Vice President of Strategic Research Management Division. CyberSecurity Malaysia managed to network with representative from ASEAN countries, as well as exchange views on cyber security.

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Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe (CIPRE) 2017, The Hague, Netherlands
9 – 11 May 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia participated in the Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe (CIPRE) 2017 Conference on 9th to 11th May 2017 in The Hague, Netherlands.

This fourth conference organized by Torch Marketing focused on cyber threats faced by the National Critical Information Infrastructure (CNII) on aspects of National Defense and Security, National Economic Strength, National Image, Government Capabilities to Function and Public Health and Safety.

CyberSecurity Malaysia was invited and Dr. Zahri Yunos, Chief Operating Officer was the only Asian speaker to present at the conference with the topic entitled "Protecting CNII against Cyber Threats: A Coherent Response through CSIRT". It was attended by over 100 participants from 27 countries.

CyberSecurity Malaysia also visited EUROPOL (European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation) and the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) to discuss current issues related to cyber security and to establish strategic cooperation with the agencies.

CyberSecurity Malaysia enhanced its image and reputation as a cyber-security expert agency internationally and also promoted CSM-ACE 2017 internationally.

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Sains, Teknologi & Inovasi @Tuaran, Tuaran, Sabah
9 – 14 May 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia participated in the Science, Technology and Innovation Fair in Tuaran, Sabah from 9th to 14th May 2017 organized by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI).

CyberSecurity Malaysia exposed the public on cyber security to create awareness on the importance of ICT in the globalization era. CyberSecurity Malaysia also promoted its services.

In conjunction with the exhibition, CyberSecurity Malaysia organized CyberSAFE Quest which was held on 9th May 2017 at Science Secondary School, Tuaran. It was attended by 100 pupils in Tuaran.

In addition, the #myviralvow campaign was also held to introduce the pledge to the locals. It aimed to educate them about fake physique activities that have negative impact on the country, as well as educate the public on the Internet in a positive way.

The three-day Science, Technology and Innovation exhibition attracted 3,000 visitors, schoolchildren, teachers, college students and universities, parents and residents around Tuaran.

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ISO/IEC JTC1/SC7 Plenary Meeting, Kuantan, Pahang
13 - 19 May 2017

On 13th to 19th May 2017, CyberSecurity Malaysia attended the ISO / IEC JTC1 / SC7 plenary meeting in Kuantan, Pahang. The meeting organized by Malaysian Software Testing Board (MSTB) was attended by Norahana Salimin, Head of MySEF Department, CyberSecurity Malaysia.

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) are specific systems for standards and used worldwide. Countries with ISO or IEC membership participate in the development of international standards through technical committees set up by such organizations to address technical activities in certain areas. The ISO and IEC committee cooperate in areas of mutual interest.

In the field of software engineering and the ISO and IEC systems, a Joint Technical Committee 1 was established. There are eleven Working Groups responsible for the development of technical software and systems engineering. CyberSecurity Malaysia is a member of the Working Group 26 (WG26): Software Testing.

CyberSecurity Malaysia involved in the Study Group to conduct Performance Testing Standards based on ISO 29119.

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BIGIT GOV 2017, Kuala Lumpur
16 - 17 May 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia participated in BIGIT GOV 2017 on 16th and 17th May 2017 in Kuala Lumpur. This event gathered leaders and ICT experts in government sectors to discuss critical issues that occurred in today's technological era.

CyberSecurity Malaysia shared information on technology transformation to address critical issues and trends towards strengthening ICT in the public sector. CyberSecurity Malaysia was represented by Lt Col Sazali Sukardi (Retired), Senior Vice President, Strategic Research Management Division.

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International Cryptographic Module 2017 (ICMC17) Conference, Washington DC, Amerika Syarikat
16 – 19 May 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia attended the International Cryptographic Module Conference (ICMC2017) on May 16 to May 2017 in Washington DC. This conference hosted by the Cryptographic Module User Forum (CMUF) was a global forum for commercial cryptographic experts to exchange views and communicate with the community of cryptographic modules (CM) and developers of cryptographic algorithms.

The three-day conference attended by more than 370 participants from 20 countries. 114 topics were presented in the conference. It covered challenges and experience during production, use and testing of cryptographic modules based on standards such as FIPS 140-2, ISO / IEC 19790, and Common Criteria. ICMC2017 covers technical design problems in meeting the requirements of standards where specific emphasis is given to the challenge of technological advances faced compared to current standards.

CyberSecurity Malaysia was represented by Hazlin Abdul Rani, Head of Cryptography Development Department, CyberSecurity Malaysia. CyberSecurity Malaysia shared latest information on changes in cryptographic laboratory accreditation process as it impacts the laboratory accreditation schedule at CyberSecurity Malaysia.

In addition, it strengthened collaboration between CyberSecurity Malaysia and the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP NIST) and other FIPS1 labs recognized by developers of cryptographic schemes, where CyberSecurity Malaysia can leverage on this connection to achieve the objectives of the 11th Malaysia Plan and the National Cryptography Policy (DKN).

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Malaysian Open Source 2017 Conference (MOSCMY 2017), Bangi, Selangor
17 - 19 May 2017

On 17th to 19th May 2017 Malaysian Open Source 2017 Conference (MOSCMY 2017) was held at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Bangi, Selangor.

The conference was organized by Malaysia Open Source Community, Faculty of Technology and Information Science, UKM to provide opportunities for people to share knowledge related to Open Source Software. Themed "Open Source in Financial Services". This conference was attended by over 100 participants from various government sectors, industry and academics.

Zarina Musa and Noor Asyikin Zulkifli from the MySEF Department represented CyberSecurity Malayisa at the conference and delivered a presentation entitled "Electronic Document Management System with Open Source".

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Cyber Resilience and Info Security Seminar, Kuala Lumpur
18 May 2017

On May 18th, 2017, CyberSecurity Malaysia participated in the Cyber Resilience and Info Security 2017 Seminar organized by New Horizons Computer Learning Center at Sime Darby Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur.

The seminar was held to understand the IOT (Internet of Things) security challenges and to build cyberspace to address current cyber threats.

CyberSecurity Malaysia was represented by Lt Col Sazali Sukardi (Retired), Senior Vice President, Strategic Research Division. He delivered a keynote address entitled "Insecurities & Risks in the Era of Digital Transformation".

At the seminar CyberSecurity Malaysia shared the importance of reporting cyber-attacks to identify methods to prevent attacks. This was a platform to publicize the functions and role of CyberSecurity Malaysia.

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GRCCS-BCI International Conference and Exhibition 2017, Kuala Lumpur
22 - 23 May 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia participated in GRCCS-BCI international conferences and exhibitions organized by GRC Consulting Services.

CyberSecurity Malaysia shared information on the transformation of cyber technology in line with the widespread cyber-crime.

Lt Col Sazali Sukardi (Retired), Senior Vice President, Strategic Research Division represented CyberSecurity Malaysia and delivered a presentation titled "Integrating Cyber Security Risk and Business Continuity Management".

This was an acknowledgment and recognition to CyberSecurity Malaysia's technical expertise. It was also a platform to show its commitment as a leading cyber security expert in Malaysia.

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Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) Training, Tokyo, Japan
23 – 24 May 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia attended the Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) training program organized by Miter Corporation in Tokyo, Japan.

CyberSecurity Malaysia's participation is crucial in the development of a centralized database system on Malaysia's weaknesses in Malaysian Vulnerability Database Management System (MyVDB).

Hafizah Che Hasan and Norbazilah Rahim from the Malaysia Vulnerability Assessment Center (MyVAC) attended the two-day course.

CyberSecurity Malaysia increased its knowledge, skills, and learning process of setting the "CVE ID" on the weaknesses found and to apply in the development of the MyVDB system, especially in the Vulnerability Database Management module.

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1st Malaysian Quantum Information Era Strategic Hub Seminar (1st MyQUANTUM), Kuala Lumpur
24 & 25 May 2017

On May 24th and 25th, 2017 First Malaysian Quantum Information Era Strategic Hub Seminar (1st MyQUANTUM) was held in Kuala Lumpur.

It was organized by CyberSecurity Malaysia in collaboration with Malaysian Cryptology Research Society (MSCR) to encourage experts from within and outside India to share research findings on quantum fields. The information obtained will enable the implementation of Malaysian Quantum Information Era Strategic Hub (MyQUANTUM) in Malaysia.

60 participants from within and outside the country attended the seminar. The closing ceremony was officiated by Dato' Dr. Haji Amirudin Abdul Wahab, Chief Executive Officer, CyberSecurity Malaysia.

This seminar demonstrated the capabilities of CyberSecurity Malaysia in the development of cryptology in Malaysia.

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Cyber Security Program for ILSAS, Bangi, Selangor
25 May 2017

On May 25th, 2017, CyberSecurity Malaysia was invited by Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) Integrated Learning Solution - ILSAS to deliver a talk on the importance of cyber security aimed at inculcating ILSAS employee awareness.

100 ILSAS staff attended this one-day program. CyberSecurity Malaysia introduced its cyber security techniques including ICT security assurance and expertise in providing professional training to energy sector workers in particular in TNB.

Mohamed Anwer Mohamed Yusoff, Head of Cyber Security Industry Engagement & Collaboration Department delivered a talk entitled "Cyber Security Risk Management for TNB ILSAS employees".

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ASEAN IT Security 2017 Conference, Kuala Lumpur
25 May 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia attended the ASEAN IT Security 2017 Conference organized by International Data Corporation (IDC) Malaysia Events in Kuala Lumpur on May 25th, 2017.

The conference focused on the changing landscape of cyber threats, where organizations need to focus on the potential impact of the attacks and the costs involved.

A total of 100 participants from public and private sectors attended the one-day conference. Norahana Salim from the MySEF represented CyberSecurity Malaysia.

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Software Testing Services Provider Programme, Kuala Lumpur
25 May 2017

On May 25th, 2017, CyberSecurity Malaysia attended the Software Testing Services Provider Program organized by Malaysian Software Testing Board (MSTB) in collaboration with the Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU).

This program aimed to introduce the Software Testing Conference Asia 2017 (SOFTEC ASIA 2017) and provide latest information on the IVV Cluster Program and Guidebook.

This one-day program attended by private companies and representatives from the Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) responsible for the field of software testing.

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Asia Information and Communications Technology and Counter-Terrorism Dialogue, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea
28 May – 2 June 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia attended Asia Information and Communications Technology and Counter-Terrorism Dialogue in Jeju Island, Korea on May 28th to June 2nd, 2017.

The dialogue was organized by the United Nations Counter Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED). CyberSecurity Malaysia was represented by Lt Col Sazali Sukardi (Retired), Senior Vice President, Strategic Research Division. He delivered a presentation entitled "Ways to Address Terrorist Use of ICT: Sharing of Best Practices of Asian States" and "Regional Effort to Counter Terrorist Use of ICT".

CyberSecurity Malaysia has increased the visibility of agencies to be better known in the region. It was also recognition for CyberSecurity Malaysia as a leading cyber security agency.

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Official Launching of the OTRS ASIA Pte. Ltd. Singapore Branch & Training Program for OTRS System Admin, Singapore
28 May – 2 June 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia attended the Opening Ceremony of OTRS ASIA Pte. Ltd. Singapore Branch And Training For OTRS System Administrators in Singapore from May 28th to June 2nd, 2017.

The OTRS branch opens in Singapore to strengthen support systems and technical assistance in the Asian region. In conjunction with the opening, OTRS hosted a series of three-day training for system administrators where administrators were given the opportunity to talk openly with OTRS experts.

OTRS training provides detailed exposure to system administrators in terms of the use of the OTRS functions, talks with experts from OTRS German and provides solutions to problems faced by OTRS users.

CyberSecurity Malaysia gained expert insights and advice on the OTRS system.

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