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Huawei Receives "Cyber Security Organization of the Year" Award from CyberSecurity Malaysia

2014-11-20

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Huawei Receives "Cyber Security Organization of the Year" Award from CyberSecurity Malaysia

One of Malaysia's highest recognitions in information security awarded to Huawei for the company's best practices in an increasingly vulnerable connected world

[Ipoh, Malaysia, November 13, 2014]: Huawei today announced that it has won the " Cyber Security Organization of the Year" Award from CyberSecurity Malaysia, the national cyber security specialist agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia. The recognition came at the 4th Cyber Security Malaysia - Awards, Conference and Exhibition (CSM-ACE) held recently in Ipoh, a capital city of the Perak State, Malaysia.

Sultan of Perak presented the " Cyber Security Organization of the Year" Award to Huawei at the 4th Cyber Security Malaysia - Awards, Conference and Exhibition

The award is a recognition of Huawei's best practice in building an end-to-end comprehensive and reliable global cyber security assurance system in the industy.

The Malaysia Cyber Security Awards were created to honour individuals and organisations who contributed to Malaysia's cyber security or information security standards. After strigent selection and judging process led by industry experts, Huawei was selected as the winner for its substantial investment in cyber security and continous improvements. Huawei has also established an auditable, sustainable, and reliable cyber security assurance system by integrating security requirements into internal business processes. This system is supported by policies, organizational structures, designated personnel, governance, technologies, and regulations, all of which together safeguard the Malaysian ICT network.

Dr. Amirudin Bin Abdul Wahab, CEO of CyberSecurity Malaysia said: "We congratulate Huawei for its tireless contribution to raising the standards of cyber security in the industry. Cyber security becomes more and more complicated under the global supply chain. It requires all parties, including government regulators, operators, vendors and even individual users to manage and reduce the threat from cyber space. I'm very pleased to see that Huawei has developed and implemented a comprehensive built-in end-to-end cyber security system, including aspects from strategies, management and control, standard and process, human resources, verification and to supplier management. I encourage more and more Malaysian organizations and companies to follow Huawei's initiatives, adopt cyber security best practices and build a more resilient network in Malaysia to fuel sustainable economic growth."

John Suffolk, Huawei's Global Cyber Security Officer said: " It's our great honour to receive this prestigious award. As a leading global ICT solutions provider, Huawei has been providing innovative and reliable solutions to continuously create business value for our Malaysian customers, since its establishment in Malaysia in 2001. Huawei places the highest priority on cyber security, our commitment to cyber security always outweights commercial interests. We will be more than happy to share our end-to-end cyber security system, built-in process oriented management methodologies, and "Assume nothing, Believe nobody, Check everything" approach with our customers. Huawei looks forward to working further with Malaysian government organizations and customers to provide the best-possible security assurance and ensure a safer and more secure cyber world for all."

Huawei has been in Malaysia for 13 years. Currently they have 1,900 staff in Malaysia and 75% of them are recruited locally. Huawei is serving all major telecom operators in Malaysia and is a key contributor to the High Speed Broadband (HSBB), 4G and other ICT developments in Malaysia.

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