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Cybercrimes Happen in Brunei, Tutong Village Heads Told

Date: April 16, 2018

Today, not only do criminals steal cars but they will also try to steal our personal information such as bank account details, address, IC number, and they do it by making phone calls or even through email...

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UTB Students Shine in BruCERT Cybersecurity Awareness Video

Date: March 09, 2018

IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) in its role as Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) recently collaborated with Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) to produce videos for cybersecurity public awareness. The objective behind the collaboration was to create cyber security awareness amongst young Bruneians, foster creativity and giving students an opportunity to showcase their skills...

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Awareness Talk Reveals Many Underaged Children Are on Social Media

Date: February 15, 2018

Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) was invited to Sinaut Primary School to deliver an awareness talk today on social media safety. The talk was delivered in 2 sessions – Upper Primary and Lower Primary. “With the rise of social media, it is important for us to educate the younger generation on the dangers of social media and how to safely use Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and other social media platforms,” said Ak Saiful Badri Pg Zaini, a representative of BruCERT...

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AMBD Hosts Cybersecurity Awareness Roadshow by BruCERT

Date: December 20, 2017

Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) today organized a Cybersecurity Awareness Roadshow at the Ministry of Finance in the capital. The roadshow was run by Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) and was aimed at AMBD personnel and other agencies in the Ministry of Finance building...

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Cosmopolitan College Learn from I.T Security Professionals

Date: November 28, 2017

A group of 14 students and lecturers from Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology (CCCT) made an educational visit today to local IT and cyber security company....

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Four Bruneians to Compete in ASEAN Cyber Security Competition

Date: November 21, 2017

Four Bruneians will be representing Brunei Darussalam at the upcoming Cyber SEA Game 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand this week....

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Over 80 Partcipate in GDG DevFest 2017

Date: November 10, 2017

The GDG Brunei Darussalam & Women Techmakers, held its annual event GDG DevFest 2017!

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ITPSS Presents Talk On Information Security In File & Record Handling

Date: October 25, 2017

IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) was invited by the Civil Service Institute (IPA) to give a talk on the importance of maintaining information security when handling files and records.....

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Cybersecurity Awareness Talk For Politeknik Brunei

Date: September 26, 2017

Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) today held an awareness talk on cybercrime at Politeknik Brunei in the capital. A total of 121 students from the School of Information and Communication Technology were in attendance....

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Cyber Battle Winners Walk Away with Cash Prizes

Date: September 12, 2017

Brunei’s top computer hackers were awarded with cash prizes today in a prize presentation ceremony at Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB). Cyber Battle: Capture The Flag, an annual cybersecurity competition organized by local IT security firm ITPSS Sdn Bhd, saw a total of 26 teams compete in the Jeopardy-style ‘capture the flag’ competition....

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Annual Cybersecurity Competition Is Back For 3rd Year

Date: August 03, 2017

The third edition of Cyber Battle: Capture The Flag, an annual cybersecurity competition, is slated to be held in September. The computer hacking competition organized by local IT security firm ITPSS Sdn Bhd is designed to highlight the importance of cyber security and the need for specialists in the field of information security in Brunei Darussalam. It is hoped that the annual competition will serve as an educational exercise which inspires students to explore information security as a profession...

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ITPSS Hosts Cyber Security Talk by SANS Institute

Date: July 17, 2017

Local IT security firm IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) today hosted a public presentation entitled One Click is All It Takes To Bring Down An Organization.

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Indonesian Defence University on Study Visit to ITPSS/BRUCERT

Date: March 16, 2017

Information Technology Protective Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) hosted a study visit from students of the Indonesian Defense University (IDU) through The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Bandar Seri Begawan.

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ITPSS celebrates Family Day at the park

Date: May 12, 2017

Local IT security company ITPSS Sdn Bhd / BruCERT held a fun-filled Family Day event for its employees and their families at Jerudong Park Playground on Friday. The organizing committee, led by Muhammad Hijan Haji Amran, treated everyone to games and activities with prizes to be won, in addition to lucky draw prizes.

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Briefing on Cyber Awareness and Security

Date: May 15, 2017

In a related development, BruCERT has taken early steps by conducting a briefing on Cyber Awareness and Security for Penghulu-Penghulu Mukim and Chief Villages in Brunei and Muara District. The briefing at the Dewan Theatre, Brunei and Muara District Office was held amid the rapid growth of social media use today.

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Exercise caution: BruCERT official

Date: May 15, 2017

AS THE WannaCry ransomware is exploiting the vulnerability of the Microsoft operating system, it is very important to update the security patches and install the latest anti-virus software, said Haji Mas Zuraime bin Haji Abdul Hamid, Senior Operations Officer of Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) at the Brunei-Muara District Office.

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Deputy Public Prosecutors attend briefing on ‘Financial Technology, Cryptocurrency’

Date: December 23, 2016

Source: Borneo Bulletin by Fadley Faisal

AS PART of the efforts of the Cybercrime Focus Group, established under the Criminal Justice Division of the Attorney General’s Chambers, to continuously educate stakeholders concerning cybercrime and cybersecurity trends, 17 Deputy Public Prosecutors (DPPs) recently attended a briefing provided by officers of IT Protective Security Services (ITPSS) Sdn Bhd concerning ‘Financial Technology (Fintech) and Cryptocurrency’.

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ITPSS CELEBRATES HARI RAYA WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

Date: August 08, 2016

Information Technology Protective Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) hosted a Hari Raya gathering with hi-tea at Pondok Seri Wangi Restaurant in Jerudong last Friday. The event was attended by ITPSS’s Chairman, Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer, employees and their families. Staff also had the pleasure to mingle with special invited guests which consisted of 10 orphans with their guardians and 4 underprivileged families, all from the Brunei-Muara District. Some of the underprivileged families were recently visited by the staff of ITPSS who had given them donated items during the month of Ramadhan.

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CYBER BATTLE TO BE HELD IN SEPTEMBER

Date: August 05, 2016

Members of the public are invited to join the second Cyber Battle: Capture The Flag competition to be held next month. The competition is organised by local IT security specialist ITPSS Sdn Bhd as a means of highlighting the importance of cyber security and the growing need for information security specialists in Brunei Darussalam.

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ITPSS DONATES TO NEEDY FAMILIES

Date: July 04, 2016

A total of 6 less fortunate household receive donations from Information Technology Protective Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) as part of their Community Service Responsibility (CSR) initiative. This initiative is aimed to develop a culture of giving back to the local community.

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`WORLD NEEDS MORE CYBER SECURITY PROFESSIONALS`

Date: October 12, 2015

A TRIO of siblings took home the first prize for the “Cyber Battle: Capture the Flag” competition held at the Authority for Info-Communications Technology of Brunei Darussalam (AITI) headquarters yesterday.

The winning team (1st photo) scored the most points after going against competing teams in fixing security holes and solving challenges of network-based and web-based attacks in designated servers.

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'CYBER BATTLE' TO BE HELD IN OCT

Date: September 15, 2015

TO RAISE public awereness on how to defend IT networks, the public are invited to join the first “Cyber Battle: Capture the Flag” competition expected to be held this October 11.

IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Shamsul Bahri Hj Kamis said, in the press conference held yesterday at their office in Beribi, Gadong, that free registration is officially open for locals and permanent residents aged 30 and below until October 2. ITPSS is the main organiser of the one-day “cyber battle” to be held at the Authority for Info-Communications Technology of Brunei Darussalam building in Anggerek Desa.

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ITPSS HOSTS TALK BY THE SANS INSTITUTE IN BRUNEI

Date: March 16, 2015

IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) in partnership with The SANS Institute today hosted a double feature presentation on Securing The Human and Going Phishing? for representatives from government and private organizations, academia, and invited guests.

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Shooting down misconceptions that lead to cyber security breaches

Date: October 23, 2014

CYBER security took centre stage yesterday as the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation – Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT) held its 2014 annual conference and 6th annual general meeting at the Rizqun International Hotel.

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All entities ‘should be aware of, be prepared to face cyber threats’

Date: October 23, 2014

ORGANISATIONS should be aware of cyber threats, and appreciate that better preparedness to face them makes both business and operational sense.

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Cybercrimes harm both small and large companies: expert

Date: October 23, 2014

SMALL business or companies are just as likely to be targets of cybercrimes as larger companies because their networks can be hijacked to be used for other malicious activities.

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ASEAN companies face cybersecurity challenges

Date: October 23, 2014

AS COMPANIES in the region go online, they face cybersecurity challenges in an evolving business landscape with new threats and security systems that are often too fragmented and complex.

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Hapus tanggapan tidak benar

Date: October 22, 2014

Dalam menangani masalah sekuriti siber, ia tidak sepatutnya hanya bergantung kepada teknologi atau membeli peralatan dan perisian khusus sahaja tetapi harus merangkumi penekanan kepada budaya korporat, pendidikan serta kesedaran.

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Fahami peranan, cabaran sekuriti siber

Date: October 22, 2014

Sekuriti siber mempunyai potensi besar bagi pembangunan ekonomi dan juga mempunyai kesan yang besar kepada sekuriti negara.

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Tangani ancaman secara menyeluruh

Date: October 22, 2014

Negara Brunei Darussalam juga tidak dapat lari daripada menghadapi beberapa ancaman jenayah siber di mana antara yang dilaporkan di negara ini adalah kecurian identiti (Identity Theft) iaitu melibatkan akaun pengguna seperti di laman sosial termasuk Facebook dan Twitter yang digunakan oleh pihak-pihak tidak bertanggungjawab.

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OIC-CERT: Banyak peluang bermakna boleh diterokai

Date: October 22, 2014

Negara Brunei Darussalam buat julung kalinya menjadi tuan rumah kepada Persidangan Tahunan dan Mesyuarat Am Tahunan (AGM) Keenam 2014 Pertubuhan Kerjasama Islam - Pasukan Tindakan Kecemasan Komputer (OIC-CERT).

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Keselamatan siber penting bagi semua sector

Date: October 22, 2014

Pertubuhan Kerjasama Islam - Pasukan Tindakan Kecemasan Komputer (OIC-CERT) menyifatkan keselamatan siber adalah amat penting bagi semua sektor sekali gus memberikan tumpuan kepada cabaran bagi mengurus ancaman siber dan risiko sambil mencari peluang-peluang ekonomi daripadanya.

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Cyber Threats

Date: October 22, 2014

Challenges of managing cyber threats and the risks while searching for economical opportunities in cyber security was the main focus of the annual general meeting of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation- Computer Emergency Response Team, OIC-CERT.

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BRUCERT TO HOST CYBER SECURITY CONFERENCE IN BRUNEI

Date: October 18, 2014

Local Information and Cyber Security company ITPSS Sdn Bhd, in its role as Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) will play host to the forthcoming Organization of Islamic Cooperation – Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT) Annual Conference & 6th Annual General Meeting in Brunei Darussalam from 20-22 October 2014.

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BRUCERT BECOMES MEMBER OF FIRST

Date: July 12, 2014

Brunei’s national computer emergency response team, BruCERT, has become a new full member of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), a highly respected non-profit global association whose mission is to make the Internet a safer place for everyone.

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ITPSS WELCOMES STUDENTS FROM COSMOPOLITAN COLLEGE

Date: June 03, 2014

A group of lecturers and students from Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology (CCCT) who are currently studying Diploma in Information Technology visited ITPSS as part of their studies in Business Computing.

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ITPSS CONDUCTS ICT AWARENESS TALK AT KUPUSB

Date: April 26, 2014

ITPSS was invited by Seri Begawan Religious Teachers University College (KUPUSB) to conduct an ICT security awareness talk for 150 students and faculty members.

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ITPSS PARTICIPATED IN RBPF 93rd ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION

Date: April 25, 2014

To celebrate the Royal Brunei Police Force’s (RBPF) 93rd Anniversary, a Police Day exhibition that highlights the functions, roles and responsibilities of the police force was held at the Airport Mall. RBPF invited BruCERT to partake in the exhibition for two days, April 24-25th, 2014.

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IT SECURITY AWARENESS TALK FOR MERAGANG SIXTH FORM STUDENTS

Date: April 11, 2014

Two hundred and thirty students of Meragang Sixth Form Centre attended a talk on IT security awareness yesterday afternoon, conducted by Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT).

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“CYBER SAFE” RADIO SHOW TO AIR SOON

Date: April 04, 2014

RTB’s Pilihan FM English Section and Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) are collaborating on a new radio program in April to promote awareness of Internet safety and information security among the Bruneian public.

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MAKTAB SAINS NEWBIES LEARN THE IMPORTANCE OF ONLINE PRIVACY

Date: January 08, 2014

Over three hundred Year 7 students of Maktab Sains Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan attended a talk on information security this afternoon as part of the school’s Orientation Week program for the new students.

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COSMOPOLITAN STUDENTS LEARN NETWORK SECURITY AT ITPSS

Date: December 06, 2013

A group of students from Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology made an educational visit today to IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) as part of their studies in computing.

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ANAK I.T. CLUB OF MAKTAB DULI VISIT ITPSS

Date: November 20, 2013

IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) today hosted an educational visit for a group of 15 students and 3 teachers from the Anak I.T. Club of Maktab Duli Pengiran Muda Al‐ Muhtadee Billah.

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YSHHB STUDENTS ATTEND CYBER SECURITY SEMINAR BY BRUCERT

Date: November 16, 2013

Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) today conducted a Cyber Security awareness talk for secondary students of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (YSHHB) Secondary School in Jalan Kebangsaan.

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ITPSS STAFF COMPETE IN BOWLING TOURNEY

Date: October 18, 2013

The sports committee of IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) today organised a competitive afternoon of bowling for its staff at MegaStrike Bowling Centre. 32 players including the company’s CEO, Shamsul Bahri Hj Kamis, competed to rousing cheers from their colleagues.

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ITPSS CELEBRATES HARI RAYA WITH COMPASSION

Date: August 23, 2013

IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) today held their annual Hari Raya celebration for its Board of Directors, staff and special guests at the Empire Hotel and Country Club.

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TECHNICAL COLLEGE STUDENTS VISIT ITPSS

Date: September 27, 2012

A total of 56 students and 7 lecturers from Sultan Saiful Rijal Technical College (MTSSR) made an educational visit to local information security firm IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) over the course of two days.

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ITPSS CELEBRATES HARI RAYA WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

Date: August 31, 2012

IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) today hosted a Hari Raya gathering with high tea at Emperor’s Court in Manggis. The event was attended by ITPSS Board of Directors, employees and their spouses. Among those present were invited guests consisting of 15 orphans with their guardians, and an underprivileged family.

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BRUCERT CONDUCTS INTERNET SECURITY AWARENESS WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS & TEACHERS

Date: July 06, 2012

Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) today conducted an info-sharing session for 60 parents and teachers of Maktab Sains Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan (MSPSBS) and Berakas Secondary School. The aim was to create awareness of the real dangers that children are facing online, especially through misuse of social networks. This initiative was co-organised by both schools as part of their outreach program, and held at MSPSBS.

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SEAMEO VOCTECH OFFICERS & STAFF VISIT ITPSS

Date: June 26, 2012

A group of 22 representatives from SEAMEO VOCTECH Regional Centre made an educational visit today to IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) in Gadong.

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ITPSS HOSTS VISIT FROM AJGNS DELEGATES

Date: June 07, 2012

A group of around 40 delegates and officials of the 4th ASEAN-Japan Government Network Security (AJGNS) Workshop paid a visit today to IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS). They were accompanied by officials from Authority for Info-Communications Technology Industry (AITI) and E-Government National Centre (EGNC).

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ITPSS HOSTS EDUCATIONAL VISIT FROM COSMOPOLITAN COLLEGE

Date: May 18, 2012

A group of 26 students from Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology (CCCT) made an educational visit today to IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) as part of their studies in Computer Networking.

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ITPSS FUTSAL CUP TOURNAMENT 2012 KICKS OFF

Date: April 15, 2012

Organised by IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS), the ITPSS Futsal Cup Tournament 2012 kicked off today at the company’s futsal court in Beribi. Awg Hj Hamdan Hj Abu Bakar, Chairman of the Board of Directors of ITPSS, officiated the start of the tournament.

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BRUCERT CONDUCTS INFO- SECURITY AWARENESS TALK AT MAKTAB SAINS

Date: January 07, 2012

Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) today conducted a talk on info-security awareness for nearly three hundred Year 7 students at Maktab Sains Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan, as part of the school’s Orientation Week program for the new students.

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ITPSS HOSTS EDUCATIONAL VISIT FROM COSMOPOLITAN COLLEGE

Date: December 16, 2011

16 December 2011 – A group of 20 students and lecturers from Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology (CCCT) made an educational visit today to local IT security company IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) as part of their studies in Business Computing.

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OIC-CERT TECHNICAL WORKSHOP CONCLUDES WITH A CYBER SECURITY EXERCISE

Date: November 25, 2011

The first Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT) Technical Workshop on cyber security incident response handling concluded today with a hands-on cyber security exercise.

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ITPSS HOSTS VISIT FROM PARTICIPANTS OF OIC-CERT TECHNICAL WORKSHOP

Date: November 23, 2011

32 participants and officials of the on-going OIC-CERT Technical Workshop on cyber security incident response handling paid a visit today to IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) to learn more about the operations of Brunei’s national Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT).

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BRUNEI HOSTS FIRST INTERACTIVE OIC-CERT TECHNICAL WORKSHOP ON CYBER SECURITY INCIDENT RESPONSE AND HANDLING

Date: November 21, 2011

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT) has organised for the first time an interactive Technical Workshop on cyber security incident response and handling in Negara Brunei Darussalam.

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ITPSS HOSTS HARI RAYA HIGH TEA

Date: September 22, 2011

IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) today hosted a Hari Raya gathering with high tea at Seasons Restaurant in Gadong.

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ITPSS CONDUCTS BRIEFING ON IT SECURITY AWARENESS AT AITI

Date: August 25, 2011

IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) today held a talk on IT Security Awareness for the staff of The Authority for Info-Communications Technology Industry (AITI).

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GOVERNMENT OFFICERS ATTEND IT SECURITY AWARENESS TRAINING

Date: August 24, 2011

Some 30 officers from various departments under the Prime Minister’s Office have today attended IT Security Awareness Training for End Users, held at the Civil Service Institute in Kampong Rimba.

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ITPSS HOSTS EDUCATIONAL VISIT FROM ANAK IT CLUB, MAKTAB DULI

Date: July 27, 2011

IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) today hosted an educational visit for a group of 26 students and 3 teachers from Anak IT Club of Maktab Duli Pengiran Muda Al-Muhtadee Billah, at its premises in Beribi. The group was led by the co-founder of Anak IT club, Mohd Zulfadly Haji Ismail.

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ITPSS AWARDS QUIZ WINNERS

Date: July 22, 2011

IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) has today awarded prizes to the winners of a recent quiz held during the BRIDEX exhibition from 6th to 9th July.

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ITPSS LAUNCHES SPHERE INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Date: July 04, 2011

IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) launched its incident management system, SPHERE, this afternoon at The Empire Hotel and Country Club. The C4i (command, control, communications, computers and intelligence) system enables first response agencies to share critical incident information and collaborate in incident response initiatives.

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ITPSS TO PROVIDE IT SECURITY SERVICES TO E-GOVERNMENT NATIONAL CENTRE

Date: June 23, 2011

The E-Government National Centre (EGNC) has entered into an agreement with IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) for the provision of IT security services and Managed Security Services (MSS) for the Government’s networks, servers, operating systems and applications.

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KUALA LUMPUR CITY HALL CONDUCTS WORKING VISIT TO ITPSS

Date: June 17, 2011

Representatives from the ICT Department of Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) have today conducted a working visit to IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) in Jalan Perusahaan Beribi. The visitors comprised of officers from DBKL, and were led by Hj Jaafar Hj Abd Rahman, Director of DBKL’s ICT Department and Puan Rozila bt. Megat Othman, Principal Assistant Secretary of Ministry of Federal Territory and Urban Wellbeing. The purpose of the visit was to exchange information on ICT in Brunei and Malaysia in general and Information Security in particular.

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