A model for cyber security expertise
Because threats and attackers have become
more sophisticated, the applied research branch of CyberSecurity
Malaysia has sought out the best off-theshelf tools and expertise from
around the globe. While CyberSecurity Malaysia develops most of its
tools and practices in house, it strives to integrate all quality
sources of intelligence and technology into its security solutions and
processes. These customized solutions are necessary to deal with the
unique challenges, needs and threats faced by its Malaysian
stakeholders and clients.
As evidenced by Cyber999, CyberCSI and
CyberDEF, CyberSecurity Malaysia serves a wide expanse of customers.
Law enforcement groups gain the benefit of their technical services.
Critical infrastructure organizations gain essential cyber security
services. And everyone from corporate to government to individual
users can use CyberSecurity Malaysia training and outreach programs
The FireEye contribution
To identify companies that could make a
strong contribution to its security foundation, CyberSecurity Malaysia
researched providers based on recognition of brand and established
quality, independent investigation and due diligence based on testing
and testimonials. FireEye was one such company, with its Network
Security (NX Series) and Central Management (CM Series) products
clearing the rigors of the simulated environment CyberSecurity
Malaysia developed to evaluate security technologies. Primarily
applied to the CyberDEF program, FireEye technologies passed the first
phase of trials and have since been considered ready for deployment in
The appeal of the Network Security
products was driven by the NX sensor, which helps detect malware and
botnet infections. Combined with Central Management products,
CyberSecurity Malaysia is able to generate regular reports containing
high-value indicators of compromise based on validated alerts. These
reports help guide remediation efforts.