5th August – Alor Setar, Kedah ; The National ICT Security Discourse (NICTSeD 2017), is a national program organized by CyberSecurity Malaysia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) Malaysia. This program is has been successfully achieved its goal as a method of disseminating knowledge on cyber security in a way that would be interesting for students and teachers. EC-Council is honored to be part of this program to develop cyber security awareness through this discourse and able to create immersive and inclusive experiences that inspire lifelong learning, stimulating development of essential life skills so students with an empowerment to achieve more. It is clear vision of CyberSecurity Malaysia with private partnership like EC-Council to promote and expand cybersecurity education to protect the Nation’s critical infrastructure. And it began from elementary schools to comprehend the knowledge, skills and abilities that future cybersecurity professionals need to be equipped with. EC-Council take another milestone with its setup of Centre of Excellence in Malaysia for broad outreach on cyber security to all students, and educate all students on the secure use of today’s ever-evolving technologies.
This year’s Preliminary Round was held on 5th August in Alor Setar with an elite group of 16 selected schools to showcase themselves discoursing to reach the finals and the final shall be held during the 9th Cyber Security Malaysia-Awards, Conference and Exhibition which will be held from 6th to 12th October 2017 in Royal Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.