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Senior Executive - Industry Alliances, Cybersecurity



  1. Enhance the Cybersecurity ecosystems for Malaysia by executing the implementation for cybersecurity industry development and its impact across all focus areas in MDEC, namely Big Data, IoT, e-Commerce, Cloud and Data Center and Fintech
  2. Provide effective planning, coordination or execution of cybersecurity initiatives and programs in accordance with guidelines and governance standards to meet MDEC’s/functional unit’s goals


  1. Increase MDEC’s visibility and its position as Malaysia’s premier cyber security industry development agency:
  • Facilitate security initiatives across the focus areas
  • Position MDEC as the industry development agency for cyber security in Malaysia; complementing other government stakeholders, i.e. CSM, MCMC, MKN, etc towards a more concerted effort in driving national agenda
  • Involve in related technology working group to drive national agenda, i.e NACSA, MTFSB, BNM etc

2.Support Identify opportunities and execute cyber security implementation in increasing cybersecurity adoption based on developed best practices guide and building cybersecurity startups ecosystem

  • Provide valuable contribution, analysis and ideas to team’s outcomes of the cybersecurity initiatives
  • Contribute to the execution of the program by implementing the activities to gauge the challenges and opportunities such as industries networking, round table session etc

3.Assist to execute a public-private sector ecosystem (public: NACSA, CyberSecurity Malaysia, MCMC, MTFSB etc; private: Impact, F-Secure, Symantec, TrendMicro etc) for an integrated cyber security vision and strategy to increase advocacy of Cyber Security in Malaysia:

  • Facilitate a cohesive platform for cyber security industry for ideas exchange, build and execute various sub-agenda for a more robust cyber security ecosystem
  • Facilitate advocacy programs on cyber security to stakeholders in government and businesses; and creating awareness among corporate business users via events, conferences, engagements, business matching, speaking slot etc
  • Facilitate in preparing necessary documentation i.e project documentation, slide presentation, business proposal etc,  to adhered to MDEC policy, process and procedures.

4.Understand and immerse with the cybersecurity ecosystem stakeholders, i.e. providers, regulatory bodies, corporate users, institutions of higher learning and others to identify concerns, needs, etc and subsequently develop new initiatives

5.Maintain updated knowledge of developments by participating in conferences, training development programs as well as undertaking self-development programs


  1. Graduate with approximately 3 to 5 years’ experience in being team leads or more senior team members.
  2. Masters/ Bachelor Degree in Information System or and related field
  3. Possess high level of oral, reading and writing competency in English and Bahasa Melaysia language; and other languages will be an added advantage


  1. Industry focus with strong understanding of good domain knowledge of cyber security; hands-on experience of the functional area
  2. A good teamwork that adaptable to the fast changing technology and dynamic to work requirement
  3. The right attitude in leading projects and stakeholder management and possess strategic analytical thinking to achieve goals through team work as well as integrating across the organization
  • Perks & Benefits
  • Fixed Allowance for managerial level (petrol & car allowances)
  • Flex-time, Flex-place, Flex-benefit
  • Education support
  • Casual dress code
  • Medical coverage
  • Dental & Optical
  • Annual leave
  • Free parking
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Company Overview

MDEC has driven significant digital transformation and adoption across the public and private sectors in Malaysia since our establishment in 1996. As the world moves rapidly into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0), MDEC is ready and fully focused on leading Malaysia’s Digital Economy forward by accelerating:

Formulation of policies and coordination of agencies to enable success
Development of futureproof workforce to grow the Digital Economy ecosystem

Creation of global champions to increase contribution from the Digital Economy to GDP
MDEC will leverage our proven track record, industry credibility and experienced leadership to connect, catalyse and commercialise digital initiatives to advance a thriving and sustainable Digital Economy for the country, with diversity and inclusivity at its core.

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201-500 employees
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