CyberSecurity Malaysia

CyberSecurity Malaysia is an agency under the purview of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI).
CyberSecurity Malaysia Logo

Logo of CyberSecurity Malaysia

The history of CyberSecurity Malaysia can be traced back to the Malaysia Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT), established in January 1997 as a unit under MIMOS Berhad. MyCERT started operation in March 1997.

In 2001, MyCERT was placed under the National ICT Security and Emergency Response Centre (NISER) which was established as a department in MIMOS Berhad.

In September 2005, the Cabinet decided that NISER to be established as a separate entity under the purview of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) to monitor e-security aspect of Malaysia and identify possible areas that may be detrimental to national security and public safety.

In 2006, National Cyber Security Policy (NCSP) was formulated and NISER was given wider mandate with its role elevated to provide technical assistance and training services for national cyber crisis management.

In March 2007, NISER was officially registered as CyberSecurity Malaysia and launched in August 2007.

CyberSecurity Malaysia provides specialised cyber security services including training, awareness programs, best practices and information.

Main Services
  1. Cyber999:
    Cyber999 Help Centre was launched in July 2009 for internet users to report or escalate computer security incidents.

  2. MyCert:
    Also known as Malaysia Computer Emergency Response Team. Established in January 1997. It manager Cyber999 and also provides technical assistance in resolving incidents including intrusion, online fraud and defamatory attacks, malware infection, cyber harassment and identity theft.

  3. MyCSC:
    Also known as MyCyberSecurity Clinic, launched in June 2014. It provides cyber security consulting, digital forensics and data recovery services.

  4. CyberSafe:
    Also known as Cyber Security Awareness For Everyone. It provides practical information and resources to enhance the awareness of the public on the issues and risks internet users face.

  5. CyberGuru:
    Cyber Security Professional Development (CSPD) provides information security competency and specialised training and competency and professional certification courses.

  6. Malaysia Trustmark:
    It validates the legality of an organisation involved in e-business and awards the Malaysia Trustmark which is recognised as a trustworthy operator.

The official website of CyberSecurity Malaysia features:
  • Services

  • Statistics and Forecasts on Cyber Security Issues and Threats

  • Knowledge Bank: eSecurity Bulletin, Journal and Conference Proceeding Publications, Principle Guidelines, Articles

  • Frequently Ask Questions

  • Annual Report

  • Industry News

Address:   Head Office:

CyberSecurity Malaysia
Level 5, Sapura@Mines
No. 7 Jalan Tasik
The Mines Resort City
43300 Seri Kembangan

Northern Region Office:

CyberSecurity Malaysia
Level 19, Perak Techno-Trade Centre
Bandar Meru Jaya, Off Jalan Jelapang
30020 Ipoh, Perak
Phone:   +60 (3) 8992 6888
Fax:   +60 (3) 8945 3205
Notes:   Available in English version only.

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malaysia internet   internet security   cyber security
Guide ID: 2942 - Last Updated: September 15, 2017