Malaysia Airports Technologies Won The Information Security Organsiation Of The Year Award
04 November 2010
Kuala Lumpur, 4 November 2010 - Malaysia Airports (Technologies) Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia Airports' subsidiary which undertakes IT business ventures, has received the Information Security Organisation of the Year in the Malaysia Cyber Security Awards 2010.
The award acknowledged the company's effort in continuously benchmarking and improving its processes to be at par with the best in the industry. The award was presented by YB Datuk Seri Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation to Kamaruddin Mahmood, General Manager of Malaysia Airports Technologies at the Malaysia Cyber Security Awards and Gala Dinner 2010 on 27 October, held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
Malaysia Cyber Security Awards highlight and recognize the achievements of individuals and organizations in the field of information security. The awards serve as acknowledgement of their innovation, commitment, industry and product/service leadership, and sound business strategies within the information security sector in Malaysia.
Malaysia Airports Technologies' main focus is to provide Operation & Maintenance (O&M) for the entire ICT infrastructure for KLIA on a round the clock basis. Its code of ethics established the rules on information security and similarly, the IT policies also provide rules and guidelines towards sustaining security posture.
Kamaruddin said: "IT Transformation initiatives launched in the last few years have transformed Malaysia Airports Technologies from just an O&M operator into an ICT Service provider for entire Malaysia Airports, not just KLIA. This transformation includes reorganisation, improvement of processes, cultural alignment, standardisation and ICT governance."
He added: "Malaysia Airports Technologies has always shown commendable Information Security Governance framework and has adhered to international standards and best practices set in the industry."