Cybersecurity is critical to the nation’s cyberspace in the face of widespread cybercriminals in protecting business data from digital attacks that may harm the organisation. Cybersecurity threats can leave an organization’s reputation vulnerable to data theft, deletion, and fraud losses. Looking at the need to educate Malaysians about the importance of cybersecurity, Kolej Pengajian Pengkomputeran, Informatik dan Media (KPPIM) collaborated with the Malaysian Armed Forces under the Defense Cyber and Electromagnetic Division (BSEP) and Velum Labs Sdn. Bhd. organized the iHack 2022 and Siber Siaga 2022, which will take place on 19 and 20 December 2022.
iHack 2022 is an event that gives a platform for participants to showcase their talents and abilities, and this competition is open to all students of public and private institutions of higher learning from within and outside the country. The objective of the program is to provide space for students to demonstrate their skills in solving cybersecurity problems. Prize pool provided by Velum Labs Sdn. Bhd. to the winners of the iHack 2022 competition, including cash amounting to RM9000 and companion gift amounting to RM27000, which are sure to be exciting to win.
In addition to iHack 2022, everyone is invited to attend SIBER SIAGA 2022, which is packed with forums, seminars, exhibitions and sharing sessions from cybersecurity experts at Wisma Perwira ATM, Kuala Lumpur. Siber Siaga 2022 is an event that provides a platform to promote the Whole of Society, Whole of Government (WoSoG) concept. This event allows everyone to connect, collaborate, and share knowledge and technology in the field of cybersecurity to increase cyber awareness.
For more information regarding iHack 2022, you can visit our official iHack 2022 Instagram @ihack2022_, and for Siber Siaga 2022, you can visit the official Instagram @sibersiaga2022.