ASEAN Cybersecurity Summit, Singapore gathers security professionals from across the ASEAN region

joe seunghyun cho ASEAN Cybersecurity Summit

EC-Council one of the largest certification bodies in cybersecurity convened its ASEAN Cybersecurity Summit on 17th August 2018 at the Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, Singapore. The summit brought together senior information security professionals from countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.

The summit also featured senior industry leaders from the banking, healthcare, telecom, legal, energy, government and oil and gas sector. Mr. Jay Bavisi, CEO, EC-Council moderated the ASEAN Stakeholders panel discussion on Adopting the ASEAN Leaders’ Vision for a Resilient and Innovative ASEAN. Senior leaders from across the ASEAN region shared their thoughts and plan of action with the attending audience.

There were 30+ senior information security professionals from the government and BFSI sector in particular who gave their opinions on topics like data security and data sharing vulnerabilities, cyber threat intelligence, challenges in building a smart nation and artificial intelligence policy, and global perspectives on threat intelligence and IOT.

Among the technology companies featured in the exhibit hall and in technical sessions were Darktrace, Cyberbit, Google Cloud, Ivanti, F-Secure, Security Weaver, Rapid7, BitSight Technologies, I-Sprint Innovations and Horangi.

This year’s summit was an unparalleled gathering of international security leaders who came together to initiate a dialogue about not just innovating but also securing our future innovations.

About EC-Council

EC-Council has been the world’s leading information security certification body since the launch of their flagship program, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), which created the ethical hacking industry in 2002. Since the launch of CEH, EC-Council has added industry-leading programs to their portfolio to cover all aspects of information security including EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO), among others. EC-Council Foundation, the non-profit branch of EC-Council, created Global CyberLympics, the world’s first global hacking competition. EC-Council Foundation also hosts a suite of conferences across the U.S. and around the world including Hacker Halted, Global CISO Forum, TakeDownCon, and CISO Summit.

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