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  • Safe, secure cyberspace a top priority for Sultanate

    6 days 10 hours ago

    James Kon The establishment of Cyber Security Brunei (CSB) is hoped to spur interest in careers as cybersecurity experts and professionals among local youth, said Minister of Transport and Infocommunications Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohammad Yusof. During the launching of the DST InnoConnect Service […]

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  • National cyber security agency begins operations

    6 days 15 hours ago

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – The Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications has revealed that Brunei’s national cyber security agency has been in operation since August 1, although its official website was launched Tuesday.  Speaking at an event held at DST telco’s headquarters, the MTIC minister said Cyber Security Brunei (CSB) will be responsible for developing policy and frameworks to govern cyber security in the country.  YB Dato Seri Setia Abdul Mutalib Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Hj Mohd Yusof said the agency will operate under the purview of MTIC and will be led by an interim commissioner. CSB is tasked with overseeing three government cyber security services – Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team, National Digital Forensic Laboratory, and Cyber Watch Centre. “The formation of CSB is timely as one of the key strategic enablers in our digital transformation journey towards making Brunei Darussalam a ‘Smart Nation’,” YB Dato Abd Mutalib said. “Now that we have CSB as our forefront agency for a safer and secure cyberspace, I hope that it will encourage more agencies, organisations and users alike to come up with more innovation and participate in digital economy initiatives with more confidence. “I also hope that it will spur […]

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