Cybersecurity Test Lab a Joint Effort Venture
Malaysia will launch Southeast Asia’s first 5G Cybersecurity Test Lab that will cover a testbed 5G ecosystem that is comprehensive. It will be a model for end-to-end cybersecurity.
Southeast Asia’s first 5G Cybersecurity Test Lab is a joint venture between CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM), Celcom Axiata Bhd and Huawei Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd. The lab will cover several cybersecurity scenarios. It will also offer services that will include hardware evaluation and mobile applications. The ecosystem will cover the Edge network, cloud application, and 5G radio access network (RAN).
The announcement of the test lab was done during a virtual forum hosted by Huawei. The forum was in conjunction with the Mobile World Congress 2021 (MWC21) and held in Shanghai.
Testing Improved Readiness
Southeast Asia’s first 5G Cybersecurity will carry out several test cases. The aim is to improve readiness in response to 5G cyber-attacks. The tests will include telecommunications security and the Internet of Things (IoT) security.
Malaysia’s government is adopting the holistic approach where connectivity, the Internet, capacity building, data, e-business, cybersecurity and development are concerned. The approach is based on the National Digital Agenda national platform as well as the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) council.
The Government is hoping to consolidate the work better and roll out activities in the best way moving forward with the launch of the test lab and national platform. With the dawn of the 5G era, more investors will be encouraged to take up Company Setup in Malaysia.