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Information Security Challenges: A Malaysian Context

Adnan Rizal Haris Harib and Suhaimi Sarijan and Norhayati Hussin

International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 2017, vol. 7, issue 9, 397-403

Abstract: Information security sometimes known as Cybersecurity is the practice or action taken to prevent unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification or destruction towards information. The cybersecurity is a concern for all. Data centres play important roles in managing data and information of an organization. Digital technology has become most important key to increase the level of innovation, competitiveness and growth. The economy sector is depending on effective measures to protect information in organization. Information plays an important part in giving services to people. At the same time, problems of intruders or attackers that we might not run away from it. In Malaysia, the CyberSecurity Malaysia is the agency dealing with defending the nation from cyber-attacks. Several functions initiated by the body to educate internet users and to prevent from attacks.

Keywords: Information Security; Cyber Security; Online Information; Malaysia (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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