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Defence Services Asia: Malaysian service chiefs to tackle 21st Century cyber threat

10th April 2014 - 10:05 GMT | by Andrew White in London


Malaysia’s minister of defence, Dato Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, has highlighted cyber security as a ‘crucial’ and ‘unconventional threat’ that must be tackled.

Speaking ahead of the Defence Services Asia exhibition in Kuala Lumpur, Hussein said: ‘The issue of national security has never been more crucial than it is today, when threats loom about more than ever before, in all kinds of forms.

‘The advancement of science and technology has further spurred new forms of threats, including unconventional threats such as biological weaponry [and] cyber security,’ he continued.

Echoing the defence minister’s thoughts, General Datuk Raja Mohamed Affandi Bin Raja

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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