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Top 5 At 5: A New Era For Our Cybersecurity Landscape?

Associate Professor Dato’ Dr Husin Jazri, Director of the Global Centre for Cyber Safety at the Faculty of Technology and Innovation, Taylor’s University

03-Apr-24 17:00

Top 5 At 5: A New Era For Our Cybersecurity Landscape?

Today's top 5 stories are:

1. Adidas banning fans from putting the number '44' on their jerseys, due to it resembling the symbol used by the Nazi's SS units during WWII.

2. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's decision for government institutions to use imported white rice, to ensure local rice supply for the public. This is amidst supply shortage issues.

3. Former student of MRSM Tumpat being sued RM3 million in defamation, after accusing a teacher of paedophilia.

4. Tan Sri Robert Tan has pleaded not guilty to a charge of cheating the Finance Ministry to secure a RM3.9 billion contract for his company Spanco.

5. Our top story: The Dewan Rakyat passes the Cyber Security Bill 2024, aimed to enhance national cybersecurity through compliance with specific measures, standards and processes in managing cybersecurity threats.

For these stories, we heard from Sean Ng, co-founder, Oblique; Professor Fatimah Mohamed Arshad, research fellow at the Institute of Agricultural and Food Policy Studies of UPM; civil rights lawyer, Azira Aziz as well as Emmanuel Samarathisa, journalist and founder of The Malaysianist, and activist Ain Husniza.

Image credit: thinkhubstudio, Shutterstock

Produced by: Sudais Ferhard, Hannah Kuah, Alia Zefri

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharaad Kuttan

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Tags:  adidasbrandingfood securitycyber securitydata privacyrobert tan

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