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Malaysia: Ethical Hacking in Malaysia

Ethical Hackers and Bug Bounties

  • Should your organisation reward hackers for discovering vulnerabilities in your systems?
  • What do you look out for when hiring professionals to test your systems vulnerabilities?
  • If you’re an ethical hacker hunting for rewards, how do you ensure you qualify for one?
  • As a service provider, how do you ensure your services are duly authorised and therefore, legal?

In this article, we explore the potential use of bug bounty programmes and penetration tests as an additional layer of defence against malicious cyber-attacks.

If you would like to discuss further or share your thoughts around the subject, please contact Hui Lynn Tan or Michelle Koh

This article is for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice nor an expression of legal opinion and should not be relied upon as such. 

Hui Lynn Tan
Hui Lynn’s areas of expertise include cross border corporate and commercial transactions, FDIs, regulatory compliance, providing legal advice to Malaysian companies listing in foreign countries, prospectus drafting, private mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, and issues relating to the Labuan IBFC.