KUALA LUMPUR (9 DECEMBER 2016) – CyberSecurity Malaysia, an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) today launched two Digital Forensics products under its xForensik R&D and commercialization initiatives.
The products known as ‘Kloner’ and ‘Pendua’ are its first innovation attempt to provide local ICT industries, law enforcement agencies and tertiary education institutions with affordable Digital Forensics tools and software that suited for operations and education purposes.
The first product Kloner, is a light weight portable external storage duplicator equipped with forensic data preservation functions. It is designed and developed for investigator inclusive first responders at a crime scene.
The second product is Pendua, a portable digital document that comes in a USB thumb-drive contains forensics duplicator software to copy data evidence from a suspect’s computer at a crime scene.
According to Dato’ Dr. Haji Amirudin Abdul Wahab, Chief Executive Officer of CyberSecurity Malaysia “’the effort of producing both R&D products is seen fitting with the increase of demand for more affordable cyber security tools – especially with the slowing down of current global economy nowadays. These technologies are becoming a very costly assets for Malaysian IT industries, law enforcement agencies, and tertiary institutions to own.”
Dato’ Dr. Amirudin also added that CyberSecurity Malaysia aims to commercialize the Kloner and Pendua, in which the focus will be looking on the academic sectors especially with IPTAs and private institutions that offers cyber security and digital forensics subjects in their curriculums, Malaysian IT industries, law enforcement agencies.
Photo caption 1: Dato’ Dr. Hj. Amirudin Abdul Wahab, CEO CyberSecurity Malaysia showcase Pendua and Kloner
Photo caption 2: YB Datuk Seri Panglima Madius Tangau, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation launching Pendua and Kloner witness by Dato’ Dr. Hj. Amirudin Abdul Wahab, CEO CyberSecurity Malaysia and Y.Bhg. Dato’ Dr. Mohd Azhar Bin Hj Yahaya, Secretary General Ministry of science, Technology and Innovation