Mission

To address the computer security concerns of Malaysian Internet users.

Vision

To reduce the probability of successful attacks and lower the risk of consequential damage.

Background

Malaysia Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT) was formed on January 13, 1997 and started its full operation on March 1, 1997. Operating from the office of CyberSecurity Malaysia, MyCERT provides a point of reference for the Internet community in Malaysia to deal with computer security incidents. MyCERT provides assistance in handling incidents such as intrusion, identity theft, malware infection, cyber harassment and other computer security related incidents.

Currently MyCERT operates the Cyber999 computer security incident handling and response help centre as well as the Cybersecurity Malaysia Malware Research Centre.

MyCERT works closely with law enforcement agencies such as the Royal Malaysian Police, Securities Commission, and Bank Negara Malaysia. MyCERT also has close collaborations with Internet Service Providers (ISP), computer security incident response teams and various computer security initiatives world wide.