Officiating Guest of Honor
Ir. Allen Yeung
Government Chief Information Officer
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Ir Allen Yeung has extensive experience in the ICT field. He held BSEE from the University of Texas at Austin, MSEE from Purdue University and Executive MBA from HKUST-Kellogg Northwestern University.
As GCIO, his responsibilities include formulating ICT policies and strategies; leading the E-government programmes; promoting and developing ICT industry as key business and economy driver; and bridging the digital divide.
Prior to joining the Government in July 2015, Ir Yeung was the Chief Corporate Development Officer of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation. Ir Yeung started his career in 1987 in the Silicon Valley, working for many hi-tech companies. In 1995, he relocated to Hong Kong to further his career development, and served in several senior management positions for multinational enterprises and Hong Kong listed companies.
Ir Yeung has contributed significantly in promoting and developing the innovation and technology industry in Hong Kong and the region. He has served on many councils and advisory committees in the ICT industry associations, business angel networks, engineer professional bodies, as well as educational institutions.
Vice President, Technology & Digital Solutions, Asia Pacific & Middle East
McKinsey & Company
Shobhit is with McKinsey & Company, where he leads Digital and Technology Solutions (Horizon360, Digital and Cybersecurity) for Asia Pacific & Middle East regions, based in Singapore. It is part of McKinsey Solutions and Digital McKinsey Groups. Shobhit has more than 20 years of experience in IT Services and Technology industry and has served major industries including FS, TMT, GEM, etc. in the Asia Pacific and the Middle East region
Shobhit holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and B.Tech in Electronics & Communications. Prior to McKinsey, Shobhit was with Accenture as Director for Infrastructure and Cloud Services for Asia, based in Singapore. Other experiences includes stints at SAP, Intel, Business Objects, NetApp, etc. in Business Lead, Sales, Channel and Business Development areas
Kok Tin Gan
Cyber Security Partner
Kok-Tin is a partner within PwC's Risk Assurance practice with over 12 years of experience in IT governance, cyber security strategy and framework, cyber security governance, security management, IT risk, technology architecture and ethical hacking.
Kok-Tin is extremely well versed in developing a holistic cyber security strategy, banking technology risk management guidelines and technical review tools. He is also one of the co-author of many technology risk management guidelines issued by the financial regulator in Asia.
Kok-Tin is a Certified Chartered Account (CCA), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
CIO Connect HK
Geoff has over 25 years of experience in Information Technology and Telecommunications (IT&T), having held senior roles or consulting extensively across a number of industry sectors - notably in Telecommunications, Petroleum, IT, Finance, Defence, Retail and Hospitality. Always having a strong technology focus, Geoff has held traditional IT&T staff roles as well as broader R&D, strategic marketing and corporate planning positions.
His career has taken him from Australia, to the UK, the USA and several locations in Asia. Today he is a well-respected technology advisor to several of Asia’s largest companies, especially in the areas of IT strategy, security and governance. He continues, as he has since 1997, to work extensively with the Jardine Matheson Group, one of world’s oldest and largest diversified business groups with some 400,000 colleagues, principally in Asia.
Geoff is an Australian, married with two adult children and lives in Hong Kong. He holds a MBA with a Finance major from the University of Technology, Sydney and is a Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers [MIEEE], a Senior Member of the Australian Computer Society [MACS(Snr)] and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors [FAICD].
Baker & McKenzie
Mr. Sbuttoni advises clients in a broad range of industry sectors on IT contracts/ outsourcing, privacy/ data protection, e-commerce, and telecommunications/ internet regulatory issues. He has recently advised a number of companies on establishing comprehensive data governance frameworks across the region.
Other recent experience includes assisting clients with the establishment of e-commerce platforms in Asia and related technology agreements and privacy compliance. He also has extensive experience in general commercial issues and agreements and regularly assists clients with licensing, franchise, supply, agency and distribution agreements and on compliance with consumer laws.
Group Security Officer
Tim Archer is the Group Security Officer at CK Hutchison. Prior to joining CK Hutchison Tim was a Security Architect for Cathay Pacific and held numerous consulting roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers in cyber security and computer forensics, and a security engineering role with CSC. Tim has worked across numerous locations including Hong Kong, Australia, Indonesia, Singapore and Bangalore, and in numerous industries including transport and logistics, banking and finance, mining, oil and gas, government, telecommunications and manufacturing. Tim believes in taking a common sense and pragmatic approach to cyber security, which includes educating the business on cyber risk, tackling cyber risk as a business issue and not just an IT issue, threat profiling to focus cyber security investment on managing the highest cyber security risks first, and balancing positive and negative risk.
Tim holds a Bachelor's Degree in IT from Swinburne University, a Certificate III in Investigative Services and qualifications in SABSA, ITIL and GIAC GSEC.
Associate Director, Information Security &
Technology Risk, Asia Pacific
Sam Coco is Associate Director, Information Security & Technology Risk, Asia Pacific for Fidelity International. Based in Hong Kong since 2011, Sam oversees information security, cyber security and cyber defense operations across the region.
Sam has over 10 years of experience in the security and technology field. Prior to his current role, Sam was the Information Security, Senior Manager for Asia Pacific where his role focused on governance, risk and compliance as well as supporting operational security across the region.
Previous to that, Sam was part of Fidelity International’s Corporate Security function where he was involved in internal investigations, employee vetting and due diligence activities associated with security assurance.
Sam started his career in Sydney Australia in 2003 and held a number of desktop support and system administration roles before joining Fidelity International in 2005.
Sam holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from The University of Western Sydney. He is also CISSP and CISA certified.
Chief Inspector of Police
Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau
Hong Kong Police Force
Ms Rachel Hui is the Chief Inspector working in the Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau of the Hong Kong Police Force, responsible for promoting public awareness of cyber security and prevention of technology crimes through community engagement. Apart from her cyber security duties, Ms Hui is also a member of the Police Negotiation Cadre working as a crisis negotiator.
Ms Hui obtained her Master degree of Science in Managerial Leadership from the Edinburgh Napier University in United Kingdom and worked in the Commercial Crime Bureau of the Police as a fraud investigator before joining the Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau.
Director, Country Information Risk Management, Asia
A certified information technology risk management executive with more than 18 years progressive career in multinational organizations and financial institutes, strategic leadership, advisory and guidance for senior business executives and board of directors. Strong exposure to Asia and regulation, proficient interpersonal and advisory skills, always well planned and good judgment even at critical situation
Leadership, direction, advisory and guidance on information technology and security risk management for Asia countries, with business executives, board of directors, COO, CIO, legal & compliance and business executives’ stakeholder. Participate in business executive management committee meeting, board of directors meeting, IT steering committee, country information risk council
Oversee country information technology security risk management, establish and manage a team of information technology security and risk profession country IRM leads located at Hong Kong & regional office, China, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia provides advisory, governance and guidance enabling business objectives. Define strategic direction and tactical plan ensure a comprehensive information technology and risk programs aligning mission & vision with business goals
Strong understanding of APAC regulatory environment, established technology risk regulation matrix for Asia countries. Provides guidance, participate and lead the team direct engagement in Asia countries regulators’ review, assessment and examination, represent information security and risk in country level in collaborate with countries executives’ COO, CCO, CEO and in good results.
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Shane Read is the CISO for Noble Resources Limited based in Hong Kong. Prior to this he has been with the Australian Federal Government for the past 15 years, predominantly within the Department of Defense undertaking the role of their Information Systems Security Officer. His passion in the industry is broad, and while now he favors building the Boardroom’s understand of InfoSec delivering the overall program, his real excitement is playing with new and emerging technologies. He feels the key to InfoSec is in understanding your data, the protections you can employ on that data (CIA&NR) and being able to continue build your cyber maturity. “If you don’t understand your own networks and external connections you are not placing yourself well to understand an attack”
Shane hold a Masters of Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism from Macquarie University.
Head of Cyber Forensic and Threat Intelligence Global Business Services
Standard Chartered Bank
Anthony is the Head of Cyber Surveillance and Investigations with Standard Chartered bank, Global Business Services. He was the founding member of the Technology Crime Division in the HK Police Force (where he served for 13 distinguished years), and 10 years with Microsoft Digital crimes unit was credited with combating the emerging threats of IT Crime in synch with the Best Cybercrime Units in the world. He was the vice president of High Tech Crime Investigation Association. A former executive of Cloud Security Alliance (HK/Macau chapter).
Principal Security Technologist
With more than 20 years of experience in the networking industry, CF is a veteran in designing, implementing, and supporting highly available network systems and solutions. In this current role with Arbor Networks, apart from actively involved in the global research projects, CF works closely with customers in the Asia Pacific region to develop and optimize approaches for their network security solution to ensure optimal deployment and best customer satisfaction.
Prior to joining Arbor Networks, CF had held different regional positions in pre- and post-sales roles for various large core routing and switching vendors. His expertise lies mainly in the areas of Internet routing technology, network threat detection and network visibility solutions.
CF is based in Hong Kong and holds a Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering from Poly University in Hong Kong.
Regional SE Director – APAC
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
Anthony Wai is the Sales Engineering Director of Aruba in the APAC Region where he leads a team engineers to offer wired and wireless LAN, secure mobility access and centralized management to customers.
Since joining Aruba, Anthony has been a trusted advisor to customers, providing professional situation analysis and advices to enhance their wireless workplace, remote branch access and mobility engagement deployment with Aruba’s cutting edge solutions and technologies.
Anthony brought a diverse and cross-cultural working experience to Aruba from corporations in Canada, USA, and Greater China on various projects for networking and security infrastructure design and integrated solutions.
Anthony holds a Bachelor Degree of Computer Science from University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and an MBA degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Senior Manager, Cloud & Security Services
CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited
Danny Tang is the Senior Manager of Cloud & Security services at CITIC TELECOM CPC Limited, with over 10 years of experience in IT sector. He has been focusing on cloud computing and information security over 5 years. His major responsibility is to supervise the development of innovative cloud computing (SmartCLOUD™) and information security (TrustCSI™) managed services which target to enterprise customers.
Danny holds a Bachelor Degree of electronic and information engineering from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He also holds different professional qualifications such as VCP, OCP, CCNP and CCDP.
Founder, Cyber Smart
Representative of Nyotron in Asia
Ricky is now serving Law enforcement agencies including Police, Military and National Security departments on Homeland security, Cyber Security, Anti-terrorist, Counter surveillance, Crime investigation and lawful interception projects. The solution deployed uplift more than 10 Asian countries’ ability in dealing with ever changing crime and challenges. He is also an active speaker and exhibitor in Milipol, Interpol, and Home Land Security event around the world.
At the end of last year, Ricky is representing Nyotron in Asia – an Israel company who provide future generation end point security solution. It helps companies and government to prevent malware, virus, ransomware and unknown attacks.
Ricky is also the owner of ListenHK/ListenTW/ListenChina, a social listening platform that analyze social feeds and co-relate with people, location and topics via Co-developed opinion mining engine with CUHK. Prior that, Ricky is the former owner of Master Concept which is now one of the biggest Google Enterprise Reseller in Asia.
Before he started his own business, he was a hands on PKI developer of projects including HKJC eWin, PPS payment by phone service, HKID Smartics, HKEx, HK Government Cash Register System, ATM and various PKI banking projects.
Cyber Security Account Manager
Cat So is a Cyber Security Account Manager at Darktrace. With the rapid adoption of Darktrace’s multi-award-winning Enterprise Immune System technology, Cat has been instrumental in laying the foundations for the company’s rapid growth for Hong Kong. Cat has over 10 years of experience in the enterprise software industry, focusing on strategic sales and business development in both the Hong Kong and Taiwan regions. She has held senior roles at Master Concept, Automated Systems and EMC. Cat has a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from Queensland University of Technology.
Director, Solutions Marketing, APAC
Matthew Kuan is the Solutions Marketing Director for Fortinet in Asia Pacific based out of Singapore. In this role, Matthew is responsible for solutions and vertical marketing, corporate messaging and content creation, strategic marketing planning and execution.
Prior to joining Fortinet, Matthew has worked with Motorola Solutions as a Leader for Vertical Solutions & Marketing in Asia Pacific & Middle East, he has also amassed a great wealth of experience in developing strategies and change management in the area of sales and marketing at Avaya and Nortel Networks in Asia Pacific.
Product Director, APAC
Shaowen is the Product director of APAC at Juniper Networks. He and his team are responsible for driving Product/Solution requirements in Routing/ Switching/ Security /Cloud Product line business across all the sectors for Juniper in APAC. He works with US/APAC major OTT/SP/Ent customers for past 18 years. Also he is a active speaker SDN/NFV in many APAC meetings such as Apricot and SDN Summit etc.
Recnetly His focus include: Telco Cloud, MSDC, Automation, and OTT network architecture. Also have deep dive knowledge on EVPN/VXLAN/ Segment Routing, also SDN Controller like Contrail/North Star and Appformix Cloud operation etc.
Previosly, Shaowen was the Sr. Product Manager from Cisco, where he mange the APAC customers and High End Routing platform(include ASR9K, CRS, NCS6K, NCS5K etc). Prior to Cisco, he was Sr. Product Manager for ALU(Nokia), where he manage the APAC customer with 7750/7950SR.
Cyber Security Strategist, APJ
Nick Savvides is responsible for Symantec’s Cyber Security Strategy across Asia Pacific and Japan. In this role, Savvides’ charter is to provide local market insights that influence global strategic planning and product development. Savvides works also with organisations and governments to develop their cyber security strategies and solve complex business problems. He has worked on some of the largest business information security projects in Australia, affecting the way many Australian’s interact with their employers, banks and governments.
An information security expert, with more than 20 years’ experience, Savvides has spent the last 11 years at Symantec in various product and sales engineering roles. He has presented at more than 60 conferences, contributed to many high profile panel discussions and regularly appears in the media on cyber security related topics.
Prior to joining Symantec, Savvides worked for The University of Melbourne in various IT related roles. Most notably, Savvides managed the computing technologies at the Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computing and was responsible for developing nuclear microprobe analysis and diagnostic tools.
Savvides is an active member of the IT Security community and a member of a number of industry bodies. He is a Science graduate of The University of Melbourne majoring in Physics and Computer Science.
Solution Architect, Asia & SE Manager, Hong Kong & Taiwan
Sum joined Veeam in 2013 as Senior Regional System Engineer, later promoted to Solution Architect, Asia & SE Manager, Hong Kong & Taiwan in 2017, where he works with Veeam’s partners and customers to realize the benefits of Veeam’s software solutions. As part of the Asia & Japan SE team, Sum works hand in hand with Veeam’s partner community providing training and assistance as necessary to drive sales results.Sum brings with him over 10 years of professional experience in Data Availability and Management solutions and 23 years in the IT industry working with SMB and Enterprise sized organizations where he can analyze technical and business issues, and develop tools for effective solutions quickly. Sum brings a solid technical foundation, coupled with strong professional and business knowledge to customers.
The InfoSecurity space is constantly changing, and traditional security models that rely heavily on prevention are no longer pertinent. While the challenges nowadays are at a global socioeconomic levels, the security practitioners need to adopt new technologies and approaches at a pace that have never seen before. On the other hand, they also face the tremendous challenge of protecting decades’ worth of decisions while setting a secure foundation for transiting into the world of cloud and mobile technologies. This insight-packed summit will lay out the directions for adapting your security strategy in the ever-changing threat landscape while allowing you to equip for the future.
26 April, 2017 (Wednesday)
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
08:00 - 08:40 Registration, Refreshment and Showcase Visit
08:40 - 08:45 Opening Remarks by Officiating Guest of Honor
Ir. Allen Yeung
08:45 - 09:15 Opening Keynote: Beyond Cybersecurity – Protecting Your Digital Business
09:15 - 09:45 Keynote 1: Convergence of Data Protection: How Regulation & Bad Users are Shaping Technology
09:45 - 10:15 Keynote 2: Data Protection in a SaaS World
10:15 - 10:45 Keynote 3: Software Defined Security Network
10:45 - 11:00 Morning Networking Coffee Break and Showcase Tour
11:00 - 11:30 Keynote 4: The Future of Security
11:30 - 12:00 Keynote 5: The Rise of the IoT Sourced DDoS Attacks – A Focus on IoT/Mirai Botnet
12:00 - 12:30 Keynote 6: The Enterprise Immune System: Using Machine Learning for
Next-Generation Cyber Defense
12:30 - 13:10 Panel Discussion One: Overcoming the Top Threats to Cloud Computing
13:10 - 14:25 Executive Networking Luncheon Roundtables (By Invitation Only)
Sponsored by CITIC Telecom CPC
14:25 - 15:00 Panel Discussion Two: The Evolving Landscape of Cybersecurity: Threats, Opportunities, and Partnerships in a Changing World
Paolo Sbuttoni, Partner, Baker & McKenzie
15:00 - 15:30 Keynote 7: Securing Your Digital Transformation Journey
15:30 - 16:00 Keynote 8: Counter Ransomware with Veeam Best Practices
16:00 - 16:30 Keynote 9: Securing Mobility and IoT Devices
16:30 - 16:45 Afternoon Networking Coffee Break
16:45 - 17:15 Closing Keynote: Key Takeaways from The 2017 PwC Global State of Information Security Survey
17:15 End of Summit
*This agenda is subject to change without prior notice.
Media Partners & Supporting Organizations
26 April 2017 (Wednesday)
08:40 – 17:45
S421, 4/F, Old Wing (Phase One),
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)
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