The prevalence of cyber threats is causing much uneasiness among the public, but with technology being as pervasive as it is and we being cant live without it, organisation and authorities need to step up in managing and preventive methods.
To combat cyber threats and further strengthen the country’s overall cyber security position, Standard Chartered Bank is partnering with CyberSecurity Malaysia with a MOU to address this pertinent issue.
The bank through its shared services Centre, Scope International becomes the first organisation from the financial services sector to sign such a mou which will see the company to collaborate in development of cyber security talent in Malaysia, through national level initiatives. Further areas of collaboration will include threat intelligence and forensic technique knowledge sharing and educating the general public in themes centred around cyber-safety.
“We are privileged to be entering into a Memorandum of Understanding with CyberSecurity Malaysia as we believe that close cooperation and collective efforts facilitated through knowledge exchange, training and talent development enables a more effective and efficient approach to information and cyber security.” said CEO Scope, Mr. Matthew Norris.
Scope International was represented by Matthew Norris, while CyberSecurity Malaysia was represented by Dr. Amirudin Abdul Wahab, CEO of CyberSecurity Malaysia in the inking of the memorandum.
Also present at the ceremony were Dato’ Dr. Mohd Azhar Yahaya, Secretary General of MOSTI and Cheri McGuire, Group Chief Information Security Officer of Standard Chartered