Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Asia

Megat Muazzam Abdul Mutalib

Mr Megat Muazzam Abdul Mutalib

Head of Department, MyCERT

CyberSecurity Malaysia



Megat Muazzam Bin Abdul Mutalib is Head of the Malaysia Cyber Emergency Response Team or in short, MyCERT – a department within CyberSecurity Malaysia. He is responsible in Cyber999 Incident Handling and Emergency Response daily operation, which primarily focuses on incident alert or threat issue, related to Malaysia constituency and the Malware Research Centre. He has various experiences in IT security field such as network security, penetration testing, web security, malware research and honeypot technology. He is recognised for his capability of conducting numerous training and talks for various organisations locally and internationally on topics ranging from introduction to advanced security courses.

He holds a Degree in Computer Science from University Putra Malaysia (UPM) and has wide experience in IT Security for more than 10 years. Actively involves in Cyber Early Warning System project, focusing in the areas of perimeter defense, detection and intrusion analysis. He is the GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) and Certified Penetration Tester (GPEN).