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ISSUE 15 | QUARTER 4 - 2016
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Message from CEO
First, I would like to thank you for your continuous support towards the publication of CyberNEWS every quarter.

2016 left with not only various challenges but also abundance of achievements for CyberSecurity Malaysia, in its continuous effort as mandated by the Government as the technical expert agency on cyber security.

In 2016, we witnessed a new phenomenon in cyberspace. There was a huge increase in the usage of social media through various applications. These have affected Malaysian's lifestyle tremendously. Consequently, there are cyber security incidents as such, social engineering activities that interfere the development of the country economically and socially.

Recognizing the importance of cyber security in the development and prosperity of the country, CyberSecurity Malaysia led the cyber security industry in Malaysia by actively participated in various activities and discussion throughout 2016. CyberSecurity Malaysia successfully portrayed its efforts to empower cyber security.

In that same year, CyberSecurity Malaysia accomplished the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) initiatives through the Social Innovation Program (MSI) by conducting 'Ops Jelajah Cyber 2.0', CyberPreneur and Carnival Creativity & Science 4U throughout Malaysia including Sabah and Sarawak.

Other than Malaysia, CyberSecurity Malaysia also attended various cyber security seminars, congresses and conferences in the international arena. Its expertise and experience were being recognized as CyberSecurity Malaysia was invited to present its research findings. In second quarter of 2016, CyberSecurity Malaysia was nominated top five best projects for the WSIS Prize award in 2016 at the World Summit of the Information Society (WSIS) 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland.

CyberSecurity Malaysia also successfully organized its annual event, Cyber Security Malaysia - Awards, Conference and Exhibition (CSM-ACE) 2016. While at the ground level, CyberSecurity Malaysia organized the National ICT Security Discourse: CyberSAFE Challenge Trophy 2016 (NICTSeD) for the secondary pupil throughout the Malaysia. It aimed to raise awareness of cyber security as well as educating young people about cyber threats.

CyberSecurity Malaysia's proactive participation in the local and the international arena has strengthened its position and credibility of as a leader in cyber security in the region. It is in line with our vision to be recognized a reference center and expert technical field of cyber security by 2020.

As a loyal reader of CyberNEWS, I thank you for your endless support. Do spread the knowledge you gained from your reading to others. We ensure you that we will continue to circulate the cyber security information for the benefits of everyone in order to secure a prosperous life in today's digital era.

Happy New Year 2017!

Thank you.
Dato' Dr. Haji Amirudin Abdul Wahab
Chief Executive Officer
4 – 5 October 2016
Meeting with INTERPOL & Launching of Microsoft Transparency & Cybersecurity Center, Singapore
4 – 5 October 2016
Workshop on ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) Series 3, Putrajaya
5 – 6 October 2016
Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Asia (CIPRA) 2016 Conference, Bangkok, Thailand
10 - 18 October 2016
Common Criteria Evaluation Project Hewlett Packard Enterprise Arcsight Enterprise Security Manager (ESM), California, Amerika Syarikat
10 -12 October 2016
Workshop on the Implementation of ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) Series 1, Bangi, Selangor
10 -12 October 2016
Singapore International Cyber Week and ASEAN Ministerial Conference on Cybersecurity, Singapore
11 – 13 October 2016
7th APT Cybersecurity Forum 2016, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
17 October 2016
Visit by Nigeria Defense Space Agency to CyberSecurity Malaysia, Seri Kembangan
17 – 22 October 2016
APISC Security Training at Seoul, Korea
18 October 2016
Official Opening Ceremony of Cyber Security Malaysia – Awards, Conference & Exhibition (CSM-ACE) 2016, Kuala Lumpur
18 October 2016
Malaysia Cyber Security Awards 2016 & CSM-ACE 2016 Gala Dinner, Kuala Lumpur
19 October 2016
National ICT Security Discourse : CyberSAFE Challenge Trophy Grand Final (NICTSeD) 2016, Kuala Lumpur
22 – 27 October 2016
Working Group Meeting on ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
24 – 25 October 2016
Cloud Mitigation Alliance (CMA) Forum and Cloud Security Alliance GCR Summit 2016, Beijing, China
24 – 26 October 2016
Smart Cities Conference, Korea Selatan
24 – 28 October 2016
Conference and Annual General Meeting of Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT), Tokyo, Japan
27 – 28 October 2016
Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) Innovation Day 2016, Melaka
28 October 2016
Workshop on the Implementation of the Strategic Approach 5 (PS5): Capacity Development of Local Industrial Cryptography, National Cryptography Policy, Putrajaya
28 – 30 October 2016
ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on S&T, Cambodia
30 October – 1 November 2016
China-ASEAN Cyberspace Security Summit Forum 2016, Nanning, China
2 November 2016
Working Visit from Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) to CyberSecurity Malaysia
2 – 10 November 2016
Academic Visit to Royal Holloway University of London, United Kingdom and University of Caen, France
7 – 11 November 2016
Working Visit to United Kingdom For The Development of Strategic Roadmap
7 – 10 November 2016
Presentation Paper "Cyber Security Situational Awareness among Students: A Case Study in Malaysia", Sydney, Australia
8 – 9 November 2016
'Ops Jelajah Cyber 2.0' Edition Kedah, Alor Setar, Kedah
9 – 12 November 2016
International Conference in Combating Child Pornography, Bangkok, Thailand
14 – 16 November 2016
2nd International Conference on Electronics and Software Science 2016, Takamatsu, Japan
15 – 17 November 2016
Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC), Gran Via Venue, Barcelona, Spain
15 – 16 November 2016
Bangladesh Banking Summit, Dhaka, Bangladesh
20 – 22 November 2016
The Internet of Things World Europe, Dublin, Ireland
16 – 18 November 2016
International Conference on Cyberlaw, Cybercrime & Cybersecurity (ICCC), New Delhi, India
21 November 2016
Signing Ceremony of CyberSecurity Malaysia Corporate Integrity Pledge, Seri Kembangan, Selangor
22 – 23 November 2016
Public Sector CIO Convex 2016, Sepang, Selangor
22 – 24 November 2016
Malaysia eCommerce Expo, Kuala Lumpur
22 – 24 November 2016
MU-CERT 2016 FIRST Technical Colloquium, Mauritius
1 – 2 December 2016
International Conference on Cryptology & Malicious Security (Mycrypt 2016), Kuala Lumpur
11 - 14 December 2016
Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation - Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT) 2016, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
11 – 17 December 2016
Android Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures (CVE) and Application Testing Bootcamp, Melbourne, Australia
22 December 2016
Briefing Session to Announce and Present the Submission and Evaluation Criteria on Trusted Cryptographic Algorithm List State (MySEAL), Putrajaya
27 December 2016
Official Visit by YBhg. Dato' Sri Khairil bin Awang, Deputy Director General of Education Malaysia (Policy and Education Development), Ministry of Education Malaysia to CyberSecurity Malaysia, Sri Kembangan
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