ManpowerGroup: ​Increasing demand for Cyber Security Talents in Malaysia

Cybersecurity now dominates the priorities of every organization as each adapts to a post-COVID 19 world. Each day, organizations are at risk of high level cyber threats despite their current investments in information security. In 2019 Global Cyber Risk Perception Survey by Microsoft, organizations primarily focus their cyber risk management strategies on prevention by investing in technological frontline cyber defenses. Meanwhile, spending on other tools and resources for cyber risk management, such as cyber insurance or event response training, remains a fraction of the technology budget.

There are increasing demand of Cyber Security globally and not to forget, Malaysia. With the current CMCO, many workers had to work remotely and they are susceptible to breach of information, phishing activities and so on.

“84% of Malaysian SMEs were victims of cyber incidents in the past year. This speaks volumes of increasing concern among companies, regulators and industry observers”.

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