Malaysia’s largest higher education provider, SEGi University & Colleges and leading cybersecurity solution provider, Firmus Sdn Bhd, recently sealed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to pave the way for the collaboration of producing graduates to meet the increasing demand of the cybersecurity industry.

Datuk Alan See, co-founder and CEO of FIRMUS Group, said “Industry and academia collaboration is vital to ensure there is a wide pool of talent in the industry ecosystem; especially so, in this specialized sector of Cybersecurity. I would like to thank the academic team of SEGI Universities and Colleges for initiating this collaboration and we hope SEGI student will benefit from this.”

Mr. Edward Low, the Director of Outreach and Partnership, SEGi University and Colleges also added “SEGi’s collaboration focus with each of our industry partners, is to bring the industry into the classroom. Through this partnership, students from our Information Technology Faculty will get the opportunity to work on real-life projects with FIRMUS, solve real-world problems and immerse in real-time developments of the industry. Hence, this partnership with FIRMUS is vital to incorporate FIRMUS’ experiences and expertise into our curriculum. We hope this collaboration will create more job opportunities for SEGi students to work in the Cybersecurity Industry.”

In this collaboration, FIRMUS will work with SEGi’s Faculty of Information Technology to train the students with a well-developed training programme based on the latest cybersecurity trends. At the same time, it helps the students gain current and dynamic awareness of cyber threats that endanger organisations’ assets, networks, and data. It will help students transition into the industry as seamlessly as possible.

FIRMUS will also co-organise and sponsor events, competitions, and workshops with SEGi, and participate in SEGi’s Live Talk with students. On top of that, it will also co-produce certificates or digital badges for students once they complete the subject


FIRMUS is a leading, award-winning regional Cyber Security company with established offices in Malaysia and Singapore.  Since its inception in 2008, FIRMUS has demonstrated success in safeguarding its clients’ businesses – focusing on key areas like Critical National Information Infrastructure, Financial Sector and Large Enterprises Cyber Security Posture, Managed Security Services & Solution, Security Assurance and Assessment.  From its humble beginning, FIRMUS has grown steadily showcasing successful deliveries in Compliance and Next Gen Cyber Security technologies with a strong presence of cyber security resources in the region. For more information, visit