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ISSUE 18 | QUARTER 3 - 2017
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Basic Investigations of Computers and Electronic Crimes Program, Bangkok, Thailand
28 August – 1 September 2017

On 28th August 2017 until 1st September 2017, "Basic Investigation of Computers and Electronic Crimes" program was held at the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) in Bangkok, Thailand. This programme was organized by the International Narcotic Law Enforcement (INL), Bangkok and attended by 29 participants from various backgrounds in the field of enforcement of the Asian countries including Malaysia, Burma, Indonesia, Laos, Vietnam, Timor Leste, Philippines, and Cambodia.

The purpose of this programme is to implement network packet captures and packet analysis, identify the network for any evidence, learn the acquisition techniques of data related network, use information from log files obtained through the firewall detection system and also through server and learn tools usage as well as techniques to identify the modus operandi of cyber-attacks.

This five-day programme were launched by the Executive Director of the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA), Major General Sal Poolsiri and managed by digital forensics expert from the United States Secret Service (USSS).

Through this programme, participants can learn the techniques of investigation in the field of digital forensics that has been used by enforcement agencies in other countries as to identify the ability of developed countries like the United States in carrying out analysis related to digital forensics and establish the network relationship with external agencies that took part in this course.

CyberSecurity Malaysia's participation in this programme managed to increase the knowledge and capabilities in the field of digital forensics and set up a network relationship with agencies outside the country that took part in this course.

Huawei Connect 2017 Conference (HC2017), Shanghai, China
4 - 8 September 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia attended the Huawei Connect Conference 2017 in Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC), Shanghai, China from 4th to 8th September 2017. This conference organized by Huawei aimed to gather world-class industry players regarding technology pioneered by Huawei. In 2017, Huawei focuses on Huawei Clouds and Network Infrastructure that provide the best and safe solution for consumers.

Five thousand participants were involved from all over the world. Other than CyberSecurity Malaysia, Putrajaya Holdings, KPJ and MIMOS also represented Malaysia. This conference highlighted the future of the Clouds technology pioneered by Huawei, downstream industries that using Huawei solutions like Health-Care, Oil & Gas, Smart-City as well as the Local Government (Local Authorities) in managing their daily operations.

Representatives from CyberSecurity Malaysia have gained exposure about Huawei and can contribute to the concept and idea of Safe Smart-city which is now still in the discussion stage.

This conference is also part of Business Transformation Programme (BTP) activities which requires the cooperation of business and new revenue potential for CyberSecurity Malaysia to reduce dependence on government funding.

Awareness Workshop ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management System (BCMS), Pulau Meranti, Selangor
5 September 2017

On 5th September 2017, ISO 22301 Awareness Workshop on Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) was held at National Cyber Security Agency (NASCA), Pulau Meranti, Selangor. This workshop attended by 16 participants from various units in NASCA aimed to understand the concept of public service continuity management, the importance of BCM for an organization that has critical service and to introduce the ISO 22301 standards as well as the requirements.

The participants were exposed to the structure of the ISO 22301 standards, clauses, the main activities in BCMS and also the paperwork that need to be developed.

Through this workshop, participants were able to increase their understanding of the need of developing a business continuity management and the requirements of the standard ISO 22301: 2012 and the importance of ISO 22301.

This workshop has strengthened the position of CyberSecurity Malaysia as an expert in the field of cyber security which also emphasizes the importance of service management continuity for an organization.

Seminar and Workshop UTM-CSM Cyber Security X Lab, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor
11 September 2017

On 11th September 2017, UTM-CSM Cyber Security X Lab Seminar and Workshop was held at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor. This programme were aimed to expose the implementation of Smart Cities, advantages and security threats as well as showing the importance of planning data and decision-making. 187 participants attended the seminar participants and 66 participants attended the workshop.

The seminar was held at Dewan Senat, Bangunan Canselori, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor with the participation of four speakers which is Taresh Mulky from Tableau Software - “Data Trends in Smart Cities”, Amir Aswadi Mohd Radin from Huawei Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd - “Smart Cities Implementation: Global Landscape”, Abdul Fuad bin Abdul Rahman from CyberSecurity Malaysia - “Cyber Security in Smart Cities” and Dr. Anazida Zainal, Senior Lecturer from UTM-CSM X Lab, Information Assurance and Security Research Group, Faculty of Computing, UTM Skudai, “Security Analytics: X Lab Experiences”.

On the other hand, the workshop also presented Twitter Data Analysis (iLokenSystem) and Best Practices in Data Visualization (Tableau). It was held at Makmal Pengaturcaraan 1 and 2, Fakulti Komputeran, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor.

This program provided knowledge on the implementation of Smart Cities, cyber security challenges in the future, and expertise on data visualization in the execution of Smart Cities. This programme also highlighted security analytics for data analysis in the implementation of Smart Cities and fortified the relationship between CyberSecurity Malaysia and ICT staff in Johor.

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller PLC and SCADA Course, Bangi, Selangor
11 - 27 September 2017

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller PLC and SCADA organized by UNIKL-MFI was held on 11 until 27 September 2017 in UNIKL-MFI, Bangi. Ten participants from MyVAC in CyberSecurity Malaysia were involved in this program.

The purpose of this course is to improve the existing skills within the scope of SCADA security and provide an opportunity for the participants to learn SCADA systems.

This course also focuses on the usage of PLC and its involvement in the SCADA system. Participants also learned the communication system between HMI and PLC, and given the opportunity to attend the training as well as help to understand SCADA system and communication involved.

Through this course, participants are able to improve their knowledge in planning a laboratory simulation experiment of SCADA Security based on RMK-11 project planning, organize activities and develop project schedule according to the plan as well as exchange ideas and opinion from expertise in oil and gas.

Strategic Training and Work Visit CSM-PSSC Labs at the Lake Forest, California, USA
13 - 20 September 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia has organized a Strategic Training and Working Visit to SSC Labs in Lake Forest, California, USA on 13 to 20 September 2017.

The participants were from Digital Forensic Department in CyberSecurity Malaysia. They were trained on Big Data platform and Technology, where PSSC Labs was chosen as a Big Data platform due to its ability to handle large amounts of data with optimum energy.

The training at SSC Labs has provided useful input to CyberSecurity Malaysia as it meets all the expectations of the use of Big Data solution. This platform also provides sufficient resources in control data to be used in CyberSecurity Malaysia.

Through this program, Digital Forensics team in CyberSecurity Malaysia are able to resolve the problem of cyber threats and malware in Malaysia’s cyberspace proactively and efficiently. In addition, technology transfer of Big Data will benefit the country and create a secure cyberspace in Malaysia..

Technical Working Visit on Digital Forensics for Big Data Infrastructure Project, USA
18 - 22 September 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia conducted a technical working visit on Digital Forensics for Big Data Infrastructure project to Hortonworks Global HQ company in Santa Clara and Lastline Headquaters in Redwood City, United States. The programme aims to complement the expertise of Digital Forensic Department in the Big Data Infrastructure project research.

At Hortonworks Global HQ participants learned about Apache Metron system and at Lastline Headquaters, Redwood City participants were exposed to APT Solution Software product.

This visit has increased the knowledge and skills of Digital Forensic expert in CyberSecurity Malaysia besides providing input for Computer Emergency Response Team Malaysia (MyCERT) to undergo a study on the Big Data Infrastructure project. The visit has also established a cooperation and technical training in the areas of Big Data Infrastructure with advanced company in the United States.

Workshop on Implementation of ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) Series 1, Pulau Meranti, Selangor
20 – 21 September 2017

21 participants attended the workshop on Implementation of ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) Series 1 on 20 until 21 September 2017 at National Cyber Security Agency (NASCA), Pulau Meranti.

The workshop aimed to identify BCMS at NASCA, internal and external issues, importance, scope, and risks analysis according to the requirements of clause 6.1 develop policy for service continuity according to the requirements of clause 6.2, and identify the roles and responsibilities in the implementation of BCMS at NACSA.

At the end of this workshop, internal and external issues, stakeholders and the needs on NASCA, BCMS implementation scope statement, policy revelation Business Continuity (BC), risk and their reaction on the risk management as well as the roles and responsibilities were streamlined by NASCA.

CyberSecurity Malaysia has strengthened its position as a centre of references for cyber security experts that involved organizational business continuity during crisis.

Technical and Strategic Visit to MAY Cyber Technology and Tubitak Informatics and Information Security Research Center (BILGEM), Ankara, Turkey
25 - 27 September 2017

CyberSecurity Malaysia has organized technical and strategic visits to MAY Cyber Technology and Tubitak Informatics and Information Security Research Center (BILGEM) in Ankara, Turki from 25 to 27 September 2017. The visit was held to gain strategic opportunities and technical cooperation between CyberSecurity Malaysia and MAY cyber Technology as well as with Tubitak BILGEM.

MAY Cyber Technology is the main solution provider in cyber security in Turkey, especially to the government sector. In the discussion, MAY Cyber would like to cooperate with CyberSecurity Malaysia. CyberSecurity Malaysia was chosen as their capabilities, skills and expertise in the field of cyber security and their reputation among countries in Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

Meanwhile, Tubitak BILGEM which is a center of research and development of innovative solutions in the field of information security and advanced electronics also agreed to cooperate with CyberSecurity Malaysia to engage in the research and development of cyber security, computer networks (malicious code analysis), security and training expertise.

These are recognition from the overseas organizations towards the ability of CyberSecurity Malaysia. With this collaboration, two-way technology transfer can be implemented as well as strengthening cooperation in the field of research and development between these two countries.

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