14 industry players receive the Malaysia Cyber Security Awards 2012

The Malaysia Cyber Security Awards 2012 presentation ceremony was held in conjunction with the Cyber Security Malaysia Awards, Conference and Exhibition 2012 (CSM-ACE) at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur on 8 November 2012. Datuk Haji Fadillah Haji Yusof, Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) was invited to present several award to fourteen of the Malaysia’s best information security companies and individuals during the event.

The award winners are:

A. MOST INNOVATIVE INFORMATION SECURITY PROFESSIONAL

  • Haji Mohd Yassin bin Haji Tahir, Chief Technology Officer of Tabung Haji
  • Shaharil Abdul Malek, Chief Technology Officer of SCAN Associates Berhad

B. MOST INNOVATIVE INFORMATION SECURITY COMPANY

  • BAE Systems Stratsec

C. INFORMATION SECURITY SERVICES PROVIDER of the Year

  • FIRMUS

D. INFORMATION SECURITY EDUCATION & TRAINING PROVIDER of the Year

  • Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation, Malaysia (A.P.U)
  • EC-Council Academy

E. INFORMATION SECURITY OUTREACH PROVIDER of the Year

  • DiGi Telecommunications
  • Bahagian Teknologi Pendidikan (Persekutuan & Negeri), Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia
  • PUSPANITA NegaraINFORMATION SECURITY PROJECT of the Year
  • Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan Malaysia – Business Continuity Plan Project

F. INFORMATION SECURITY ORGANISATION of the Year

  • Tabung Haji
  • HeiTech Managed Services

G. CYBERSAFE AMBASSADOR of the Year

  • Mohamed Sabri Sahak
  • Philip Ling Oon Hun

Besides Malaysia Cyber Security Awards 2012 presentation, a total of 22 organisations received certificate of appreciation under the Malaysian Common Criteria Evaluation and Certification (MyCC) Scheme. These organisations have successfully participated in the scheme and completed product certification based on the international Common Criteria (ISO/IEC15408) standard. In addition, five (5) organisations received CyberSecurity Malaysia Information Security Management System Audit and Certification (CSM27001) Scheme certificate of appreciation, where they have successfully participated in the scheme and completed management system certification based on MS ISO/IEC 27001. Zahri Hj. Yunos, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of CyberSecurity Malaysia believed end-user’s confidence towards Malaysian-made ICT products can be strengthened through MyCC scheme.

by Alice Lee

Author: VSDaily Editor

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