Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics (RFTI) researchers from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Dr Ganthan Narayana Samy and Dr Nur Azaliah Abu Bakar have been invited to share their expertise as the panel reviewers for the Assessment of ICT Security Levels of Network and Public Sector Guidelines. The guidelines were developed by the National Cyber Security Agency (NACSA) as part of the Malaysian Public Sector ICT Security Initiatives.
The guidelines aim to assess the level of ICT security in the network and public sector of Malaysia. With the growing concern about cybersecurity threats, the guidelines provide a framework for organizations to improve their security measures and prevent potential breaches. The importance of these guidelines cannot be overstated, as cybersecurity threats can have devastating consequences for public and private organizations.
As experts in the field, Dr Ganthan Narayana Samy and Dr Nur Azaliah Abu Bakar have provided valuable input and insights as panel reviewers. Their expertise in ICT security has been crucial in ensuring that the guidelines are comprehensive, relevant, and effective in enhancing the cybersecurity measures of the public sector.
The involvement of academic experts in projects such as this is crucial for ensuring that the latest research and knowledge are incorporated into policy and practice. The collaboration between academia and government agencies is essential in addressing the challenges posed by cybersecurity threats.
The participation of Dr Ganthan Narayana Samy and Dr Nur Azaliah Abu Bakar in assessing ICT security levels for the network and public sector guidelines is a testament to the expertise and knowledge of FTIR researchers. Their contribution has been invaluable in improving the cybersecurity measures of the public sector in Malaysia.