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UTB students produce public awareness videos on cybersecurity

Three students from the Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) were rewarded for producing public awareness videos on cybersecurity. The students under UTB's Creative Computing Programme were tasked by the Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) with creating videos related to various cybersecurity and online safety issues,...

Bitcoin not legal tender in Brunei, says AMBD

The Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) has warned the public to be cautious when dealing with cyptocurrencies. Virtual currency such as Bitcoin and Ether are not legal tender in Brunei and are not regulated by AMBD, the agency said in a statement. Cryptocurrencies are privately issued...

Millions of Intel-based PCs at Risk: Here’s how to verify your system

Intel has recently revealed that quite a number of its processors are affected by security vulnerabilities. Originally discovered by external security researchers including Mark Ermolov and Maxim Goryachy of Positive Technologies Research, the issue is rather serious since these vulnerabilities could ultimately allow attackers to take over user’s...

Cosmopolitan College learn from IT security professionals

A group of students and lecturers from Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology (CCCT) recently made an educational visit to the IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS). The group comprised students pursuing Higher National Diploma in Information Technology. The purpose of their visit was to provide...

Four Bruneians to compete at ASEAN Cyber Security Competition

Four Bruneians will be representing the country at the upcoming Cyber SEA Game 2017 in Bangkok this week. The event is a Capture The Flag (CTF) competition for ASEAN member states and is organised by the ASEAN-Japan Cybersecurity Cooperation HUB. The winning team of the tourney...