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10 Mar, 2021

MITA announces a new initiative to help seniors in the digital world

Seniors in a digital world is the theme of a new campaign that will help older people take

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26 Feb, 2021

Cyber Security Essentials

Cyber Security is the practice of defending networks, systems, and applications from cyberthreats Digital data and operations are

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26 Jan, 2021

What is cloud-based security and how does it work?

Many organizations are moving their applications and data to the cloud rather than incurring the costs of purchasing

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24 Jan, 2021

Acronis Cyber Readiness Report

KEY RESEARCH FINDINGS   New cyber landscape: videoconferencing and phishing attacks • 31% of companies around the world

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15 Dec, 2020

The key cyberthreats of 2020

COVID-19 themed exploitations The COVID-19 pandemic, which started at the very end of 2019, had a dramatic effect

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12 Nov, 2020

Combatting phishing and socially engineered attacks

There are dozens of example of common social engineering tactics of varying sophistication, including: • Scarily commonplace: An

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20 May, 2020

Malta joins an international alliance led by Interpol to enhance Cyber Security during COVID-19

In response to the rapid changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, Cyber Security Malta and the Malta

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19 Feb, 2020

How to Avoid Corona Virus Phishing Scams

The news about the coronavirus pandemic gets a little more frightening with each passing day. The death toll

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05 Sep, 2019

The first cyber attack happened in the 80’s and was called Morris

Today we read the news everyday about cyber attacks, cyber threats and online vulnerabilities but how could one

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27 Mar, 2021

Number Spoofing cases in Malta

Scammers are using technology that allows them to display a legitimate number from telephone company GO on people’s

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01 Feb, 2021

WhatsApp scam doing the rounds in Malta

Beware of a dangerous hack that could let cybercriminals access your messages and your contacts. The hacker will

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24 Jan, 2021

Security Operations Centre and fishing

Cyber Security Malta launched a series of videos featuring the Security Operations Centre. It will focus on a

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13 Dec, 2020

President warns of fake Facebook fundraiser

Office of the President warned that a fake Facebook profile of the President had been created. This profile

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13 Dec, 2020

When shopping online you always have to be careful

When shopping online you always have to be careful and take the necessary security measures to protect yourself

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21 Nov, 2020

Man United hit by cyber attack

Premiership club Manchester United confirmed that in the past hours they have experienced a cyber attack on their

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19 Nov, 2020

SCAM ALERT

A FAKE profile has been created impersonating "the Malta Drive Thru Christmas". People are receiving messages claiming that

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19 Nov, 2020

How to win the battle!

⚠️ Businesses and public institutions seeking to defend themselves against the current onslaught of social engineering attacks should

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19 Nov, 2020

Why are they successful?

To understand how phishing and other social engineering tactics have become so successful, it’s useful to highlight a

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Testimonials

“Being the central driver of Government’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) policy, programmes and initiatives in Malta it is imperative for MITA to lead the National Cyber Security campaign. This means our Agency is key to invest in the latest technological developments and applicability in order to reduce cyber security threats and challenges while increasing recognition on a nation-wide scale of the importance to adopt cyber security measures.”

Tony Sultana MITA Executive Chairman

“In the same way we do our utmost to protect ourselves in the physical world, we need to make sure we take care of our security, and the ones we love, in the digital world.”

 

 

Dr. Miriam Dalli Member of the European Parliament

“On a national level, Malta has a strategy to make sure we have the highest level of cyber security for all those using the internet and the digital world in general.”

Hon. Clayton Bartolo Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services and Digital Economy

“The Cyber Security Malta Campaign is very important because it is educating the general public about the risks related to our digital activity. It is in everyone’s best interest to be informed about this initiative.”

 

 

Hon. Silvio Schembri Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses

“As our reliance on technology increases, so does the impact of cybercrime on everyday life.  Cybercriminals thrive on user error and organizational complacency towards cybersecurity.  As society attempts to ‘keep up’ in such a fast-moving environment, the Cyber Security Awareness Campaign has aided in filling this gap by providing information about the newest cyber risks.”

Insp. Timothy Zammit Police Inspector - Cyber Crime Unit

Campaigns like Cyber Security Malta are very important since they help the general public staying safe online by constantly raising awareness about what could be digitally harmful to us. Thank you Cyber Security Malta!

Amber Singer and TV Personality

Passwords! If users only get to know the dangers of weak passwords! The key to this is education – from primary schools to companies. Thanks to Cyber Security- Malta, this will help solve a big loop hole that is never taken seriously.

Matthew Vassallo Network Administrator at an import and distribution company

We believe that the education of our young Maltese students necessitates the use of digital technologies. The One Tablet Per Child project is one initiative in this regard. This initiative has highlighted the need for cyber security education which ensures our children’s responsible and secure use of such technologies.

Keith Aquilina Education Officer (Digital Literacy), Directorate for Digital Literacy & Transversal Skills, MEDE.