Meeting nation’s cyber threats | Daily Express Online
Meeting nation’s cyber threats
Published on: Saturday, August 06, 2022
By: Sherell Jeffrey
CYBERSECURITY Malaysia, is a national cybersecurity specialist and technical agency under the purview of the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (K-KOMM), to empower and strengthen the level of cybersecurity in Malaysia.The agency was established as a Company Limited-by-Guarantee under the supervision of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) on 20 March 2007. Pursuant to the Federal Government Ministerial Order 2019, CyberSecurity Malaysia is placed under the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (K-KOMM) effective from May 21, 2018 until now.
CyberSecurity Malaysia is committed to provide a broad range of cybersecurity innovation-led services, programmes, and initiatives to reduce vulnerability of digital systems, and at the same time strengthen Malaysia’s self-reliance in cyberspace.
CyberSecurity Malaysia exhibition booth to highlight on matters related to CyberSecurity (Photo Credit: CyberSecurity Malaysia)
With today’s digital technology era, cybersecurity has become more risky and complicated because the more technology evolves, the more complex and sophisticated the threats and cyberattacks become.
Cybercriminals are also more active, brave and more sophisticated, using new methods, techniques and more effective tactics to launch cyber threats and attacks to cause a negative impact on national development and threaten the well-being and harmony of the people.
As a proactive and committed agency to ensuring the safety and well-being of the country’s cyberspace, CyberSecurity Malaysia through the SiberKASA programme has produced more than 35 cybersecurity products and services covering Cybersecurity Responsive Services, Cybersecurity Proactive Services, Outreach and Capacity Building, Strategic Studies and Engagement as well as Industry and Research Development.
The products and services have been classified under three components, namely human, processes and technology as a holistic approach to develop, empower, sustain…