Firmus Sdn. Bhd. to Offer (ISC)² Official Cybersecurity Education in Malaysia
Training Registration Opens for First Official CCSP CBK Training Seminar in December 2017
Hong Kong/Kuala Lumpur – September 4, 2017 – (ISC)²® today announced it has appointed Firmus Sdn. Bhd. (Firmus), a leading information security provider & training company in Malaysia, as an (ISC)² Official Training Provider (OTP) to offer official (ISC)² cloud security and cybersecurity education to potential certification candidates in Malaysia. The first official (ISC)² CBK® Training Seminar for the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP®) will be held on December 4 in Kuala Lumpur. The official (ISC)² CBK Training Seminar for the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) will be held in 2018.
Firmus is a leading cybersecurity service, solutions and training provider and winner of the Cyber Security Company of the Year 2016 award in Malaysia. As an (ISC)² OTP, Firmus will offer official (ISC)² CBK Training Seminars to security professionals looking to become certified. The first two certifications to be offered are the CCSP and SSCP. Globally acclaimed, (ISC)²’s credentials qualify cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals throughout their careers. The CCSP credential is appropriate for professionals with deep-seated knowledge and competency derived from hands-on experience with information security and cloud computing. CCSPs help candidates achieve the highest standard for cloud security expertise and enable organizations to benefit from the power of cloud computing while keeping sensitive data secure. The SSCP is suitable for those pursuing technical skills and practical security knowledge for hands-on operational IT security roles. It provides industry-leading confirmation of a practitioner’s ability to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure in accordance with information security policies and procedures that ensure data confidentiality, integrity and availability.
“Cybersecurity has become the prime concern of thousands of enterprises worldwide. Cyber threats pose a real challenge in many developing nations, including Malaysia. Firmus Sdn. Bhd, one of the top cybersecurity providers in Malaysia, has been dedicated to raising the issue of cybersecurity threats and emphasizing the importance of proper methods to defend the public from cyberattacks. Working with (ISC)² to provide world-class cybersecurity education is a major step in our journey to serve and give back to the IT community. Together, we aim to develop more certified cybersecurity professionals to strengthen the nation’s defense capabilities,” says Alan See, CEO and founder, Firmus Sdn. Bhd.
Firmus Sdn. Bhd. is a Malaysian regional Cyber Security service and consultancy company. Established by IT Security Veterans in 2008, Firmus offers a comprehensive suite of security solutions and services that address internet security and risk management requirements. Among the company’s core services include critical infrastructure protection, risk assessment and compliance, security testing as well as training. Firmus currently serves more than 100 customers across multiple industries with banks and financial institutions being its major clientele group, other clients hail from the telecommunications, airlines, broadcasting, airports, shipping ports, gaming, etc industries.
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Firmus Sdn. Bhd. (ISC)² Asia-Pacific
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