Executive Certificate for Security Professionals

The Executive Certificate for Security Professionals (ECSP) is a certification that provides security practitioners the needed recognition, motivation, pride, and professionalism for their contributions to the security sector.

This programme aims to provide qualified security practitioners with an in-depth understanding of the security profession and its challenges.

ECSP is a put forward by the Malaysian Chapter of Asian Professional Security Association (APSA Malaysia), IIUM Academy of Graduate and Professional Studies (IIUM Academy), and MALSEC Practitioners Sdn. Bhd. (MALSEC) to provide a high-quality professional development programme for security practitioners.

This programme covers security knowledge, skills and experience in twenty (20) security domains to meet acceptable competencies of security practitioners in the industry. Participants from the ECSP programme will be assessed after completing the one-week training.

Programme Details

Among the subjects included in the programmes are the following:
  • Malaysian Constitution - Fundamental Liberties and Contemporary Issues
  • Principles of Security and Their Applications
  • Traditional and Non-Traditional Security Issues
  • National Security Council
  • Asian Professional Security Association (Malaysia Chapter)
  • Malaysia Security Industry Association (PIKM)
  • ASIS Malaysia
  • The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia and Contemporary Issues
  • Personal Data Protection and Contemporary Issues
  • Whistle-blower and Contemporary Issues
  • Cyber Security in Malaysia and Contemporary Issues
  • Digitalization and Its Elements
  • Artificial Intelligence and Contemporary Issues
  • Security Robots
  • Drone Technology and Security Services
  • Dynamics in Security Management
  • Corporate Security and Competitive Intelligence
  • Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and Contemporary Issues
  • Engagement in Loss Prevention
  • Crisis Management in the Private Sector
Duration of ProgrammeFive (5) days
Medium of InstructionBilingual - English and Bahasa Malaysia
Module DeliveryFour (4) modules per day

**The programme can also be tailored to the specific needs and requirements of businesses.

Eight (8) years of security work experience, including five (5) years in charge of a security function;


A Diploma, five (5) years of security work experience, including three (3) years in charge of a security function;


A Bachelor or postgraduate degree, including three (3) years of security work experience, and two (2) years in charge of a security function;


Security veterans with more than forty (40) years of experience with exemplary service in the security industry.

MALSEC Practitioners Sdn. Bhd. (MALSEC)
MALSEC Training Centre
No. 2-2-2 (2nd Floor) Jalan 6/18A,
Taman Mastiara 51/2 Off Jalan Ipoh,
51200 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-6179 3542
Fax: 03-6421 6620
Email: ramli@malaysiasecurity.com

Asian Professional Security Association Malaysian Chapter (APSA Malaysia)
No 5, Jalan Sejat 8/10, Section 8,
40000 Shah Alam,
Selangor Darul Ehsan.
Tel: 03-5510 0944
Fax: 03-5510 0945
Email: info@apsa-malaysia.com.my

IIUM Academy of Graduate & Professional Studies
International Islamic University Malaysia,
KICT Building, Block E, Level 1,
Jalan Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-6421 5000 / 5429 / 6621
Fax: 03-6421 6620
Email: academy@iium.edu.my
Website: academy.iium.edu.my