KUCHING: The Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) hosting the SMA Cyber Security Awareness Day in conjunction with the Public Servants’ Innovation Month on Dec 9, from 6 am to 11 am.

The event  at Padang Merdeka here will feature various family-friendly activities, including a 1.5km family walk and a 5km run.

This run serves as a platform to educate and empower individuals with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate the online world securely.

Additionally, a cyber security exhibition will be held, featuring participation from relevant agencies such as the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), Sarawak Information Systems Sdn Bhd (SAINS).

The aim is to enhance awareness on the importance of cyber security in the digital era, including safeguarding personal information, ensuring online activity integrity, and fostering a cyber security culture.

Members of the public interested in joining the SMA Cyber Security Awareness Run can register at www.gritevent.com/csar2023 with a participation fee of RM10 per entry.

According to the organisers, participants will receive a participation medal and a t-shirt, along with eligibility for a lucky draw, where the main prize is a drone.