Tag Archives: Malaysia

Janus to Provide Security for Malaysia-Based Int’l Company’s Oil Exploration in Central Iraq

Janus Global Operations will provide security and risk management services in support of a Malaysia-based international oil company’s central Iraq operations under a two-year contract. JGO said Wednesday it will assign 600 employees to perform contract work to support the customer’s personnel as part of oil exploration activities in central Iraq. Matt Kaye, …

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BAE Systems Inks Agreement With Malaysia’s Cybersecurity Authority to Support Industry Growth

BAE Systems and CyberSecurity Malaysia have signed a memorandum of agreement to support the growth of the cybersecurity industry in the Southeast Asian country, Enterprise IT News reported Wednesday. Cat Yong writes BAE will provide a specialist staff and laboratories to CyberSecurity Malaysia to facilitate Common Criteria product certification to support the …

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Lockheed Martin Nabs Navy Contract for CASS Logistics Maintenance, Support Services

A Lockheed Martin business unit has landed a $21.9 million contract from the U.S. Navy for logistics maintenance and support services for as many as 400 Consolidated Automated Support System stations. Lockheed’s mission systems and training business will also provide support for 150 reconfigurable, transportable CASS stations, the Defense Department said Monday. DoD added that the Naval …

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Malaysia Picks Thales-Built UAS to Support Maritime Surveillance Missions

Thales has secured a contract from a Malaysian maritime agency to build fixed-wing unmanned aerial systems for Malaysia’s coastal surveillance program. The company said Friday it will deliver and deploy Fulmar drones on six New Generation Patrol Crafts in an effort to help the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency to conduct border surveillance, anti-smuggling, fisheries policing and counter-piracy operations. Fulmar …

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IBM Develops Cloud Infrastructure for Malaysian Healthcare Provider

IBM has built a cloud-based computing infrastructure to house KPJ Healthcare Berhad‘s medical records and administrative data from at least 20 hospitals in Malaysia and five overseas medical facilities. The healthcare provider aims to consolidate and centralize its information technology infrastructure in order to connect with other services across the network, IBM said …

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CAE Awarded $125M for Contracts with Global Defense Clients; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE Inc. has been awarded more than $125 million in combined contracts with the U.S. Navy and customers from Poland, Germany and Malaysia to provide training technologies. CAE will supply four P-8A simulators to Boeing for the U.S. Navy, an SW4 helicopter simulator to the Polish Air Force, training support services to the …

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BAE Looks to Asia as “Global Delivery Hub” for its Cybersecurity Solutions; Martin Sutherland Comments

BAE Systems plans to open a new center to design and deliver cybersecurity tools for its customers around the world as the contractor aims to make Malaysia the “global delivery hub” for its security solutions business by 2015, Malaysia Chronicle reported Wednesday. Martin Sutherland, managing director of BAE Systems Detica, …

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BAE Signs Engineering Education Partnership Pact; John Brosnan Comments

BAE Systems has partnered with MIGHT-Meteor Advanced Manufacturing Sdn Bhd to launch educational initiatives aimed at developing aerospace, defense and cybersecurity engineering workers in Malaysia, FreeMalaysiaToday.com reported Thursday. John Gilbert writes that representatives from both companies signed the agreement at the five-day Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition last week. …

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Boeing Helps Launch Aerospace Human Capital Program

Boeing and some of its Super Hornet suppliers have partnered with Malaysia’s government for a human development program aimed at helping the country’s aerospace industry grow, the Business Times reports. The company has launched the human capital initiative to groom Malaysians for future jobs in the aerospace sector, as well …

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Boeing Exploring Malaysia Investments; Christopher Bond Comments

Boeing recently sponsored an industry event in Malaysia to explore business and investment opportunities there, the company announced Wednesday. Representatives from 75 Malaysian and U.S. companies attended the May 2 conference in St. Louis, co-sponsored by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority to discuss industry goals and opportunities in the country. Former …

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Fluor to Help Build, Design Malaysia Natural Gas Terminal

Fluor Corp. will provide front-end engineering and design services for a new natural gas terminal located in Malaysia. The Irving, Texas-based construction firm said the terminal will provide gas to a nearby 300-megawatt cycle power plant located in Lahad Datu, Sabah. PETRONAS Gas Berhad awarded the contract to support the liquefied …

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Borneo Sees Spike in Cyber Crime

Borneo saw 7,404 reported incidents of cyber crime in the first half of 2011 —  a 147 percent increase compared to the same period last year, Bernama reports. Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Datuk Fadillah Yusuf said as more people begin using the Internet, issues and threats — …

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Malaysia, UK Sign Agreement to Fight Cyber Crime

The executive branch of Malaysia’s government has decided to sign a memorandum of understanding with the United Kingdom to work together to battle cross-border crime, including web-based ones, Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is expected to sign the MoU during …

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Malaysia Steps Up Cybersecurity Battle

The Malaysian specialist center for cybersecurity has lined up five projects under the 10th Malaysia Plan to fight the increasing cyber crime threat in the nation, according to Bernama. Among the new projects CyberSecurity Malaysia has already realized includes Cyber999, a public service that provides emergency response to cybersecurity-related emergencies …

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