Minister of Transport and Infocommunications Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusof, in his capacity as the Minister-in-charge of Brunei’s cybersecurity, attended Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW) 2020 and the 5th ASEAN Ministerial Conference on Cybersecurity (AMCC) via video conferencing recently.
Brunei has recorded a 39 percent surge in cyber attacks in 2018, prompting the head of Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) to call for the strengthening of the country’s cybersecurity to achieve its ‘Smart Nation’ plans.
The government will establish a national cyber security agency and is currently drafting new cyber security laws, the minister of Transport and Infocommunications has revealed.
The Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications has explained the status of the implementation of cyber-security services for the public and private sectors as well as the public at large in Brunei Darussalam, in efforts to tackle national cyber security threats.
The Ministry of Transport and Info-communications announced the implementation of cybersecurity services for the public and private sectors in Brunei Darussalam yesterday.