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National awareness plan on cyber security, cyber crime by year-end

May 08, 2019 / BERNAMA

A NATIONAL awareness plan on the management of cyber security and cyber crime will be launched at the end of this year, Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said yesterday. She said the plan, which is being developed by the National Cyber Security Agency, is expected to be implemented in January 2020, targeting four groups — children, youths, adults and parents, as well as organisations. Dr Wan Azizah, who is also chairman of the E-Sovereignty Committee, said various parties were involved in developing the plan, including government agencies, the private sector, industries and non-governmental organisations. The plan is an effort to address cyber threats comprehensively besides the National Cyber Security Strategy which is still being developed, she said. “One of the things that we (the government) stress is the management of cyber security and we have the National Cyber Security Strategy…where we look at cyber attacks in other countries. T...