CYBER SECURITY MARKETPLACE BY CYBERSECURITY MALAYSIA AND VADS
VADS Berhad (VADS), Malaysia’s leading Managed Integrated ICT/BPO Service Provider and a wholly owned subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) has partnered with CyberSecurity Malaysia, an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) to drive the nation’s cyber security landscape by enhancing and creating diverse awareness on capacity building on cyber security across all market segments, i.e. the Government, Small and Medium Enterpises (SME) and the Malaysian consumers – aimed at strengthening the nation’s effort in deflecting cyber threats.
In driving this five-year partnership, CyberSecurity Malaysia has established their very own Cyber Security Marketplace on VADS Marketplace, where it will consist of capacity building programmes that will benefit all market segments. To start off the programme, their first initiative will comprise a total of 26 online awareness courses to further enable market segments in areas of cyber security. A few courses, namely the CyberSafe Awareness and CyberSecurity Essential, are already available to be downloaded from the VADS Marketplace.
“Cyber crime is a real threat to our digital way of life. With the country embracing the Digital Economy, we recognise the importan
ce of having a strategic partner to effectively combat the broadening range of cyber threats. This partnership with VADS is significant to ensure that continuous efforts to develop the country’s team of cyber security professionals, and create a more secure and resilient cyber environment,” said General Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Panglima Mohd Azumi B. Mohamed (Retired) Chairman of CyberSecurity Malaysia.
“At VADS, we provide the platform not only to assist CyberSecurity Malaysia in combating cyber threats, but to also help drive CyberSecurity Malaysia in digitalising proactive programmes that will drive the nation in parallel with the era of digitalisation. This is in line with our position as Malaysia’s Convergence Champion, committed to delivering ‘Life and Business Made Easier’ across five (5) pillars namely Smarter Living, Smarter Businesses, Smarter Cities, Smarter Communities, and Smarter Nation. This partnership provides us the opportunity to demonstrate our capabilities in the provision of converged communications services and solutions that will fulfill the needs of businesses, and ultimately to bring that seamless digital experience to the customers they serve,” said Datuk Kairul Annuar Mohamed Zamzam, Executive Vice President, Government who is also the Chairman of Managed Accounts, TM.
This collaboration will enable both parties to leverage on each other’s strengths to develop and grow market awareness on cyber security in Malaysia.
Through the partnership, VADS is responsible for identifying target markets and promotion of CyberSecurity Malaysia’s online courses via VADS Marketplace, a platform that is enabled by VADS Cloud eXchange. It offers business owners and organisations a wide selection of innovative digital business solutions, which are convenient, user-friendly and enhances operational efficiency and business productivity.
CyberSecurity Malaysia is also responsible for developing various cyber security competency and capability training programmes and knowledge-sharing platforms for ICT professionals, through its Cyber Security Professional Development Programme.
CyberSecurity Malaysia is the country’s cyber security specialist, which provides cyber security expertise and technical services for the public and private sectors as well as the community. By 2020, CyberSecurity Malaysia aims to develop a total of 10,000 elite cyber security professionals.
VADS, a wholly owned subsidiary of TM is engaged in the provision of information and communication technology products and services, and business processing outsourcing.
VADS Berhad (VADS) is a fully Converged Connectivity / ICT / BPO Solutions Provider. Established in 1991, it is currently a wholly owned subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia (TM) Berhad. We bring together people, processes and technologies to enable more effective and dynamic use of ICT and BPO Solutions. Together with VADS Lyfe, the TM Smart City Services provider, VADS is able to provide end-to-end solution and managed services to our enterprise and public sector customers.
Our multinational team of experts across Malaysia and Indonesia possesses the right mix of skills and experience – from product to project delivery and operations. The depth and breadth of expert skill-sets among VADS personnel that are formed with a global outlook are ultimately what sets us apart from the rest.
We empower businesses with value-based innovative solutions and services which would allow you to focus on what you do best – your core business. This is in line with TM’s philosophy of “Business Made Easier”.
To learn more about VADS and its solutions, log on to www.vads.com.
About CyberSecurity Malaysia
CyberSecurity Malaysia is the national cyber security specialist under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI).
For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.cybersecurity.my.
CyberSecurity Malaysia provides expertise and technical services in the field of cyber security for the public and private sectors as well as the community.