Firmus Named Malaysia’s 2016 “Cybersecurity Company Of The Year”

Firmus, Malaysia’s leading info-security service and consultancy, has been named Malaysia’s 2016 ‘Cyber Security Company of the Year’.

The home-grown IT security company was recognised for its key achievements, market presence, revenue growth performance and breadth of innovative offerings. The company had previously won ‘Information Security Services Provider of the Year’ in 2012.

The Malaysia Cyber Security Awards is an annual flagship event organised by by Cyber Security Malaysia, an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI). The Awards recognises the efforts of cyber security professionals, home-grown SMEs and global organisations by honouring the most distinguished and innovative individuals, business and public service providers in the Malaysian IT security industry.

Chief Executive Officer of Firmus, Alan See, said that the award was an affirmation of Firmus’s commitment to excellence and innovation in information security.  See received the award on behalf of the company from the Minister for MOSTI, Datuk Seri Panglima Wilfred Madius Tangau, at The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur on 19 October 2016.

“Winning the award is testimony that our dedication towards treating our customers and our colleagues meticulously with care is the right ingredient for success,” he said, adding that “Integrity is a very important component in our approach to business. We can afford to lose deals, but we cannot afford to lose trust and relationships.”

See said that Firmus will be setting up a new Cyber-Security Threat Analysis Center (CyberTAC) to provide cutting edge Cyber Threat Intelligence services to the market. Through CyberTAC, existing and future Firmus clients can look forward to a more robust suite of security offerings that include threats intelligence, social network risk mitigation, cyber footprint management, anti-phishing, rogue sites discovery, among others.

“The traditional approach towards security testing is now the bare minimum and is no longer sufficient to provide the necessary security assurances required in today’s deeply connected networks,” said See. “Through CyberTAC, you can expect improved services from Firmus resulting from our efforts to ensure our client solutions processes meet the increased demands of the industry for speed and efficiency without compromising security.”


Firmus Sdn Bhd ( is a Malaysian regional info-security service and consultancy company. Established by IT Security Veterans in 2008, Firmus offers a comprehensive suite of security solutions and services ( that address internet security and risk management requirements.

Among the company’s core services include critical infrastructure protection, risk assessment and compliance, security testing as well as training.  Firmus currently serves more than 100 customers across multiple industries with banks and financial institutions being its major clientele group, other clients hail from the telecommunications, airlines, broadcasting, airports, shipping ports, gaming, etc industries.

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