KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and Singapore are working together to share information and expertise as well as best practices in dealing with online scams more effectively, said Communications and Digital Minister Fahmi Fadzil.
He said in the bilateral meeting with his counterpart from Singapore, Josephine Teo, here, today, they also discussed collaboration to optimise the use of data as a valuable commodity resource in the growth of both countries digital economy.
“(The meeting) discussed in depth the direction of cooperation between Malaysia and Singapore in the field of personal data protection, cyber security and digital economy in addition to the field of communication,” he said in a media statement after the meeting with the Singapore’s Minister of Communications and Information.
Fahmi said Malaysia and Singapore have just renewed cooperation in the field of personal data protection, cyber security and digital economy with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on January 30 in the neighbouring country.
It thus provides a platform for agencies in both countries to initiate deeper cooperation in the fields of personal data protection, cyber security and digital economy, he said.