Malaysia faces a significant cybersecurity talent shortage, as highlighted in a recent panel discussion. The country has been dealing with an increasing number of cyber threats, which necessitates a robust cybersecurity workforce. The article emphasizes the urgency of this issue and outlines several strategies proposed by experts to mitigate the shortfall. Among these are enhancing education and training programs, offering more incentives to attract talent into the cybersecurity field, and increasing public awareness about the importance of cyber defenses. These measures are deemed critical for strengthening Malaysia’s resilience against cyber threats and securing its digital landscape.

Recruit and reinforce: Solving Malaysia’s cybersecurity shortfall – The Star