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Key International Cybersecurity Decision Makers to Address Attendees at (ISC)² Security Congress APAC in Hong Kong

Six Conference Tracks to Address Cybersecurity Issues from a Holistic Perspective

Hong Kong, June 27, 2017— Key cybersecurity decision makers will be gathered at the (ISC)2 Security Congress APAC 2017 as part of a prestigious speaker line-up for the two-day Security Congress APAC in Hong Kong July 3-4, 2017.

Hosted by (ISC)2 and organized in partnership with ImageEngine, the (ISC)2 Security Congress APAC will feature a two-day, six-track event with two deep-dive post-conference workshops conducted by over 40 speakers who will discuss current events, the latest innovations in cloud security, critical national information infrastructure, emerging technologies and security, governance, risk and compliance, security operations and professional development. Themed as ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’, (ISC)² Security Congress APAC is a platform for enabling cybersecurity practitioners’ skills, expertise and ability to lead through uncertainty, which is vital to securing an organization’s data, advancing the profession, and creating a safe and secure cyber world.

Clayton Jones, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, (ISC)² says, “The Asia-Pacific region has witnessed unprecedented adoption of technology in all sectors, thus creating demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals. .This year, Security Congress brings together renowned experts from the region, Europe and North America to share their knowledge and experience on the continuing journey of leadership within cybersecurity.”   

Notable sessions and speakers include:

Keynote Addresses (Day 1) by  Ir. Allen Yeung, JP, Government Chief Information Officer, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer and Hon, Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor (IT), Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Plenary (Day 1): Data Security in DT (Data Technology) Era by Dr. Yuejin Du, Vice President of Technology, Alibaba Security, Alibaba Group

Panel Discussion (Day 1): Moving Posts: Do All Roads Lead to Rome? Regional Initiatives Addressing Capacity Building
Chaired by Chuan-Wei Hoo, CISSP, CISA, CFE, BCCE,Executive Security Advisor, IBM Security - APAC;Technical Advisor, APAC, (ISC)²
Panelists: Dr. Kamlesh Bajaj, Former CEO, Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and Adjunct Professor, NIIT University; Dr. Haruto Kitano, CISSP, JGISP, Partner, Deloitte Tohmatsu Risk Services Co, Ltd; Dr. Melvin Kuan, Assistant Director (Ecosystem Development), Cyber Security Agency of Singapore; S.C. Leung, CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CBCP, Centre Manager, Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre; Prof. Jill Slay AM, Ph.D., FACS, CP, MIEEE, Fellow of (ISC)², CISSP, CCFP-US, Director, Australian Centre for Cyber Security, University of New South Wales.

Panel Discussion (Day 2):
Security 2020: Planning for the Future

Chaired by: Chuan-Wei Hoo 

Panelists: Gauray Chhiber, Director, APJ, Security Products, Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Andy Ho, CISSP, CISA, EnCE, Senior Security Manager, Asia-Pacific, IBM; Prof. Edward Humphreys, FBCS CITP, CISM, Chair of Working Group ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27/WG 1; Dr. Meng-Chow Kang, CISSP, Head, Security Assurance, Asia Pacific Region, Amazon Web Services and Member, Board of Directors, (ISC)²;  Freddy Tan, CISSP, Director, Business Development, Cyber Security, Singtel.  

The full agenda can be found at

Security Congress APAC is sponsored by Alibaba Group, HewlettPackard Enterprise, Shanghai PeopleNet, Tenable Network Security, Carbon Black, Skybox Security, Solared Cyber Security and Synopsys.  

About (ISC)²

(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)2 offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security. Our membership, over 123,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the general public through our charitable foundation– The Center for Cyber Safety and EducationTM. For more information on (ISC)², visit, follow us on Twitter or connect with us on Facebook

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