MTDC achieves ISMS ISO 27001 certification
- by XM Admin
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC), the leading strategic investment company in Malaysia for growth up till companies ready for listing has successfully achieved ISMS ISO 27001 certification with the support of Nexagate Sdn.Bhd., MTDC’s own ecosystem company and a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions. The ISO certification was presented to MTDC’s Chief Executive Officer, Tuan Hj Mohammad Hazani Hj Hassan by SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd’s Chief Executive Officer Puan Nur Fadhilah Muhammad in a ceremony today.
The ISMS ISO 27001 certification is an international standard approved by SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd that provides a framework for managing and protecting sensitive information. By achieving this certification, MTDC demonstrates its commitment to information security, which is crucial to the growth of Industry 4.0 in Malaysia. This ensures that sensitive information is adequately protected against unauthorized access or theft, enabling MTDC to further drive the technological advancement of the nation.
“We are elated to have achieved the ISMS ISO 27001 certification with the help of Nexagate,” said Tuan Hj Mohammad Hazani Hj Hassan, Chief Executive Officer of MTDC. “This certification reflects our unwavering commitment to information security, which is essential for MTDC to deliver world-class technology solutions to our clients with confidence in the security and privacy of their data. The aim is to make sure that there is a level of protection for the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of information within the defined scope.”
MTDC’s core activities, which include strategic investments and funding, Centre of 9 Pillars® (Co9P®), Technology centres, Technology and Business Advisory Services, and Technopreneur Training Academy (TENTRA), are all covered by the ISMS certification.
This certification covers 7 MTDC locations namely its headquarters in Menara Yayasan Tun Razak, UPM-MTDC Technology Centre TIC I and TIC III, Serdang, UKM-MTDC Technology Centre, Bangi, UiTM-MTDC Technopreneur Centre, Shah Alam, and FRIM-MTDC Technology Centre, Kepong.
Nexagate played a crucial role in assisting MTDC in achieving the certification by providing expert guidance and support throughout the process. Nexagate’s team of experienced professionals helped MTDC to identify, assess, and manage risks associated with information security, ensuring that the organization was fully prepared for the certification audit.
“We are thrilled to congratulate MTDC on achieving ISO 27001 certification,” said Khairil Effendy, Managing Director of Nexagate. “This remarkable accomplishment demonstrates MTDC’s commitment to information security excellence, which is essential for the growth of Industry 4.0 in Malaysia. As their consulting partner and ecosystem company, we are proud to have supported them on this journey and look forward to continuing our partnership in the future.”
MTDC’s achievement of the ISMS ISO 27001 certification showcases their commitment to information security and data privacy, reflecting the agency’s dedication to delivering innovative technology solutions to their clients with the utmost confidence. Nexagate is committed to helping organizations safeguard their digital assets, protect their customers’ data, and comply with regulatory requirements. With a team of experienced professionals and a comprehensive suite of services, Nexagate is dedicated to providing its clients with the highest quality of service and support.