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Cyber security and open government in Malaysia: issues and development

Zulhuda, Sonny (2016) Cyber security and open government in Malaysia: issues and development. In: Cyber Security in the Era of Open Government, 18 November 2016, Sydney, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Open government is the notion that allows transparency of governments in running matters pertinent to public interests. According to that concept, the government shall allow its citizens an access to government documents and right to obtaining information relating to public matters. In this digital age, not only it is necessary to preserve the right to freedom of information for individuals, it is also critical to ensure that such freedom can be enhanced using the digital platform and information infrastructure. With this background, the question of how Government deals with information security challenges ranging from personal data to the government data is worth examining. This presentation is looking at the recent developments in Malaysia relating to the challenges of personal data protection and critical infrastructure protection and what policies and laws that are put in place. Lessons from cases and incidents surrounding information security and personal data breaches will be discussed to trigger discussions on relevant solutions and best practice.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Slide Presentation)
Additional Information: 6473/52869
Uncontrolled Keywords: Open government, open data, freedom of information, right to information, data privacy, internet freedom, censorship
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KBP Islamic Law > KBP1 Islamic law.Shariah.Fiqh > KBP490 Furūʻ al-fiqh. Substantive law. Branches of law. > KBP2730 Government and administration. Siyāsah. Administrative process
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Civil Law
Depositing User: Dr Sonny Zulhuda
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2016 17:35
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2016 17:35
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/52869

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