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Speakers

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. 

Keynote Speakers

Shobhit Dubey

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
PwC

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).

Panel Chairs

Geoff McClelland

Program Director
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].

Executive Panelists

Paolo Sbuttoni

Partner 
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.

Tim Archer

Group Security Officer

CK Hutchison

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.

Sam Coco
Associate Director, Information Security &
Technology Risk, Asia Pacific
Fidelity International

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.

Rachel Hui

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.

Kelvin Lam

Director, Country Information Risk Management, Asia

Manulife

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.

Shane Read

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Noble Group

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.

Anthony Fung

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).

Technology Leaders

CF Chui

Principal Security Technologist

Arbor Networks

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.

Anthony Wai

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.

Danny Tang

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.

Ricky Cheung

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.

Cat So

Cyber Security Account Manager

Darktrace

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.

Matthew Kuan

Director, Solutions Marketing, APAC

Fortinet

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.

Shaowen Ma

Product Director, APAC

Juniper Networks

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.

Nick Savvides

Cyber Security Strategist, APJ 
Symantec

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.

Sum Wu

Solution Architect, Asia & SE Manager, Hong Kong & Taiwan

Veeam

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.

Kevin Chu

Senior Enterprise Architect for Asia Pacific

Workday

Summit Highlights

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.

Agenda

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

                                       Government Chief Information Officer

                                       The Government of HKSAR

08:45 - 09:15              Opening Keynote: Beyond Cybersecurity – Protecting Your Digital Business

                                       Shobhit Dubey

                                       Vice President, Technology & Digital Solutions, Asia Pacific & Middle East                                                                       McKinsey & Company

09:15 - 09:45              Keynote 1: Convergence of Data Protection: How Regulation & Bad Users are Shaping Technology

                                        Nick Savvides

                                        Cyber Security Strategist, APJ 

                                        Symantec

09:45 - 10:15               Keynote 2: Data Protection in a SaaS World

                                        Kevin Chu

                                        Senior Enterprise Architect for Asia Pacific

                                        Workday

10:15 - 10:45                Keynote 3: Software Defined Security Network

                                        Shaowen Ma

                                        Product Director, APAC 

                                        Juniper Networks

10:45 - 11:00                Morning Networking Coffee Break and Showcase Tour

11:00 - 11:30                Keynote 4: The Future of Security

                                       Ricky Cheung

                                       Founder, Cyber Smart

                                       Representative of Nyotron in Asia

11:30 - 12:00                Keynote 5: The Rise of the IoT Sourced DDoS Attacks – A Focus on IoT/Mirai Botnet

                                        CF Chui

                                        Principal Security Technologist

                                        Arbor Networks

12:00 - 12:30                Keynote 6: The Enterprise Immune System: Using Machine Learning for
                                                        Next-Generation Cyber Defense

                                        Cat So

                                        Cyber Security Account Manager  

                                        Darktrace

12:30 - 13:10                Panel Discussion One: Overcoming the Top Threats to Cloud Computing
                                        Panel Chair:

                                        Geoff McClelland, Program Director, CIO Connect HK

 

                                        Executive Panelists:

                                        Rachel Hui, Chief Inspector of Police, Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau, 
                                                            Hong Kong Police Force

                                        Kelvin Lam, Director, Country Information Risk Management, Asia, Manulife

                                        Shane Read, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Noble Group                                        

13:10 - 14:25               Executive Networking Luncheon Roundtables (By Invitation Only)

                                        Sponsored by CITIC Telecom CPC

                                        Topic: Defend Against Cyber Attacks by Advanced Threat Protection

                                        Danny Tang

                                        Senior Manager, Cloud & Security Services

                                        CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited

14:25 - 15:00               Panel Discussion Two: The Evolving Landscape of Cybersecurity: Threats, Opportunities, and                                                                                                Partnerships in a Changing World
                                        Panel Chair:

                                        Paul Jackson, Managing Director, Stroz Friedberg, an AON company and; 

                                                                ex Asia Pacific Head of Investigations, JPMorgan Chase 

 

                                        Executive Panelists:
                                        Paolo Sbuttoni, Partner, Baker & McKenzie

                                        Tim Archer, Group Security Officer, CK Hutchison

                                        Sam Coco, Associate Director - Information Security & Technology Risk, Fidelity International

                                        Anthony Fung, Head of Cyber Forensic and Threat Intelligence Global Business Services,
                                                                  Standard Chartered Bank

15:00 - 15:30               Keynote 7: Securing Your Digital Transformation Journey

                                       Matthew Kuan

                                       Director, Solutions Marketing, APAC

                                       Fortinet

15:30 - 16:00               Keynote 8: Counter Ransomware with Veeam Best Practices

                                        Sum Wu

                                        Solution Architect, Asia & SE Manager, Hong Kong & Taiwan

                                        Veeam 

16:00 - 16:30               Keynote 9: Securing Mobility and IoT Devices

                                        Anthony Wai

                                        Regional SE Director – APAC

                                        Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company

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

                                        Kok Tin Gan
                                       
Cyber Security Partner

                                        PwC

17:15                            End of Summit

                                       

*This agenda is subject to change without prior notice.

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Date:
26 April 2017 (Wednesday) 

Time:
08:40 – 17:45 

Venue:
S421, 4/F, Old Wing (Phase One),

Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)

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