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MORE THAN 2000 CYBERSECURITY ATTACKS IN BRUNEI LAST YEAR

Photo file above the types of cyberattacks in Brunei in 2017. Source: BruCERT

Source: The Scoop, Rasidah Hj Abu Bakar

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – A total of 2,143 cybersecurity attacks were recorded in Brunei last year, signaling a lack of security awareness, said the head of the Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT).

Most of the data breaches in Brunei occurred due to poor ICT security infrastructure; failure to maintain up-to-date systems; and misuse of privileges.

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