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We offer five practice-based graduate programmes focusing on information technology (IT) and data science.
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Smart City is an alluring vision of the future and never before have we experienced so many facets of security threats due to the increasing interconnectivity of a smart city. For the longest time, city infrastructures have been built independently and operated separately in parallel silos. The development of a secure smart city requires a wider collaboration between all key pillars, namely ICT infrastructure and capacity building. Join us and listen to expertise from a wide range of stakeholders and engage in a discussion on how we can orchestrate to build secure and sustainable smart cities.
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CIO, CTO and Senior IT Managers who are interested to find out more about implementation of security in Smart Cities.
Mr. Ng Lup Houh,
Deputy Director, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA)
Mr. David Shearer,
CISSP, Chief Executive Officer, (ISC)2
Now we are experiencing an evolution of Smart Cities which emerge from innovations in cyber technology that pose challenges to our security and expectations of privacy while they create new business and social opportunities. This presentation proposes key recommendations for audiences in terms of capacity building and infrastructural strengthening to enhance the level of security in Smart Cities.
Panel discussion on the human factor in cyber security, including insider threats and social threats and considerations for handling cyber-attacks within your own organisation
Moderated by Dr Leong Mun Kew, Deputy Director, NUS-ISS
CISSP, Chief Executive Officer, (ISC)2
Mr. Shearer has more than 30 years of business experience including the chief operating officer for (ISC)², associate chief information officer for International Technology Services at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the deputy chief information officer at the U.S. Department of the Interior, and the executive for architecture, engineering and technical services at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Shearer has been responsible for managing and providing services via international IT infrastructures, and he has implemented large-scale SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) projects. Mr. Shearer has led large geographically separated staffs that support global solutions.
Mr. Shearer holds a B.S. from Park College, a M.S. from Syracuse University, management and technical certificates from the U.S. National Defense University, and he is a U.S. federal executive presidential rank award recipient. As (ISC)² Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Shearer is responsible for the overall direction and management of the organisation.
Technical Advisor, Asia-Pacific, (ISC)2 & Executive Security Advisor, APAC Security Tiger Team, IBM
As technical advisor of (ISC)2 Asia-Pacific, Chuan-Wei Hoo provides strategic and technical advice to (ISC)² Asia-Pacific on security issues affecting the region and membership. He represents (ISC)² in Asia-Pacific for public speaking engagements, media commentary and forging strategic alliances in the region. Chuan-Wei has 23 years of IT experience, assuming various IT management roles in the financial and telecommunication sector regionally and also serves as an adjunct lecturer with NTU, ISS-NUS and Temasek Polytechnic, and a guest lecturer with the Business Continuity Management Institute. He is currently the Executive Security Advisor, APAC, with IBM Security. Prior to joining IBM, he served as the Security Information Officer / Director - Information Security Advisory Services (AMEA), with BT Security, BT Singapore.
In his free time, he partakes in standards work with the Singapore ITSC Security & Privacy Technical Committee (SPSTC); responsible for reviewing network and application security standards. His financial background includes working in a Japanese bank’s technology arm, UOB and Standard Chartered Bank where he was responsible for the strategic planning and review of IT security initiatives and operation management, as well as performing compliance reviews and support of internal and external audits.
He also worked at Nortel Networks, where he was manager (Systems Security) for Corporate Security in APAC responsible for information systems security involving the protection of intellectual property, systems integrity and computer forensic investigation.
Chuan-Wei received his bachelor of Information Technology degree from University of Southern Queensland and carries the following professional industry certifications: CISSP, CISA, CFE and BCCE.
Dr. Meng-Chow Kang
Member, (ISC)2 Board of Directors & Director and CISO, APJC Region Cisco Systems, Inc.
Dr. Meng-Chow Kang has been a practicing information security professional for more than 25 years with field experience spanning from technical to management in the various information security and risk management roles and organizations, including the Singapore government, major multi-nationals financial institutions, and global security and technology providers.
Over the years, his experience includes a wide spectrum of information security domains, including policies development and study, awareness and competency training, security architecture design, development, and implementation, security testing, security products research and development, third-parties security management, joint-venture and business partnership security plan and implementation, incident investigation, security operations management, security standards development, ISO/IEC 27001 certification implementation and maintenance, and teaching the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge, and courses on information security management.
Along with his practice, Dr. Kang has been conducting research on information security management. One of the outcomes was the publication of the book, "Responsive Security - Be ready to be secure", by CRC Press in Oct 2013.
This event is one of the NICF initiatives.
Last updated 20 Apr 2016