Trend Micro Tipping Point Oversight Testing, United States of America


CyberSecurity Malaysia participated in the MyCC Product testing monitoring process. The testing process organized by BAE Systems also involved Trend Micro and took place in Texas, USA on 4 to 16 August 2018.

The purpose of this testing is to evaluate the delivered products in order to obtain Common Criteria recognition certificates. Two evaluation and testing processes were conducted that are function and penetration test.

CyberSecurity Malaysia was represented by Amiroul Farhan Roslaini from Information Security Certification Body, CyberSecurity Malaysia while BAE Systems and Trend Micro sent two representatives from each organization.

Global ACE Scheme Pre-Launch Ceremony and CyberSecurity Malaysia Appreciation Day, Putrajaya


The Global Accredited Cybersecurity Education Scheme or in short Global ACE Scheme Pre Launch and CyberSecurity Malaysia Appreciation Day were held on August 7, 2018.

The Global ACE Scheme is a holistic framework of cyber security professional certification introduced to enhance the knowledge and skills of the cyber security personnel through a recognized valuation method to ensure a consistent and high level of service delivery.

Global ACE al Scheme has been recognized by the Malaysian Board of Technology (MBOT) as a branch of learning that needs to be followed by Cyber Security Technologists and Technicians before qualifying them to apply as a Professional Technologist and Certified Technician. This is the first recognition of its kind conducted by MBOT in which members of the scheme will be granted to use the title "Ts" for Professional Technologist or "Tc" for Certified Technicians on their names. This recognition adds value to the field of cyber security technology and upgrades technological profession and technicians in this field.

Global ACE Scheme Pre-Launch Ceremony was held in conjunction with the Cyber Security Professional Development discourse entitled "Towards Regulating Cyber Security Professionals The Industrial Revolution 4.0". Three panelists consisting of academician, industry representative and government officer led the discourse chaired by Ts. Dr. Zahri Yunus, Chief Operating Officer of CyberSecurity Malaysia.

At the event, Certified Information Security Awareness Manager (CISAM) a professional certificate was also presented to a total of 10 recipients including celebrity Lisa Surihani who passed the examination with flying colors.

CyberSecurity Malaysia also acknowledged local media for their support in disseminating information, educating and promoting public awareness on cyber security issues by sharing best practices, tips and advice to use the Internet positively.

TCTP Workshop on Cybersecurity, Singapore


TCTP Workshop on CybersSecurity was organized from 13 to 16 August 2018 in Singapore. The workshop is organized by the Department of State, United States in collaboration with the Singapore Foreign Ministry and Singapore Cyber Security Agency (CSA).

The workshop was held to complement ASEAN's efforts and initiatives in strengthening the area of regional cybersecurity as a major contributor to the economic progress of the ASEAN region, particularly in the field of Smart IoT Technology. Sharing and co-operation of this regional information will address simultaneous and integrated cyber security issues.

A total of 26 participants from 12 ASEAN countries attended the workshop. CyberSecurity Malaysia was represented by Norlinda Jaafar from the Malaysian Computer Emergency Response Team.

The participation of CyberSecurity Malaysia in the workshop provided opportunities to exchange views and understand important issues related to cyber security as well as to foster collaboration with countries in the ASEAN region.

Basic Investigation of Computer and Electronic Crimes Program Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand


CyberSecurity Malaysia participated in Basic Investigation of Computer and Electronic Crimes Programs Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand from 27 to 31 August 2018.

The workshops organized by the International Law Enforcement Agency (ILEA) were held to provide government-linked personnel with basic knowledge of cyber crime to act as the first responder in various electronic and cyber crime investigations.

As a technical agency and cyber security expert, CyberSecurity Malaysia was invited to participate in this program. Among those invited were police officers and domestic security from Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia, Timor Leste, Mongolia and the Philippines. Various interesting topics were presented such as Introduction to Dark Web, Malware and Coding Basis. The workshop also discussed cyber crime cases in the United States under the scope of the US Secret Service.

Cybersecurity Malaysia exchanged opinions on cyber security issues to help participants from other Southeast Asian countries understand the aspects of cyber security in terms of policy and process.