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2015 Showcased Projects

Information Security Practitioner Category Showcased Honoree: Do-Hoon Kim, CISSP, CISA Manager/ DB Security Consulting Team, KSign (Korea)
Showcased Project: Childcare's Information Security Education Pioneer in Korea

Mr. Kim has been working as an information security project manager for more than 10 years, and has past experience in virus analysis, and network as well as server security in the field of information security. Mr. Kim started working with the (ISC)2 Korea Chapter in 2006 and has been providing information and guidance to CISSPs, and potential CISSPs, as well as exam applicants. He received awards from the (ISC)² Korea Chapter in 2009 and 2014 for his work in the chapter. Mr. Kim has been working on the only information security project for children in Korea to provide information security education to as many children as possible. Mr. Kim will also be leading the information security education for disadvantaged people in Korea.

Manager Professional for an Information Security Project Category Showcased Honoree: Kana Shinoda, BLUE Inc Representative, CODE BLUE Founder, APWG Conference Manager and Eastern Asia Liaison (Japan)
Showcased Project: Code Blue

Ms. Kana Shinoda had various experiences in system administration, tech support, security research, and new business development when she worked for Proceed Inc., Turbolinux Japan Co., Ltd., and Neoteny Inc.. In 2005, she was asked to work for Black Hat to lead the Japan operation, and was in charge of it for four years. After that, she worked for APWG as a conference manager and as an Asia Liaison after 2008. In 2013, she founded an annual Security Conference named "CODE BLUE ( in Japan. Ms. Shinoda is now the owner of BLUE Inc. and she graduated from college in the U.S.A majoring in Computer Science.

Senior Information Security Professional Category Showcased Honoree: Dr. Seung-Hun Jin, Managing Director, ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute), Korea
Showcased Project: To Lead Cybersecurity Core Technology for FinTech

Dr. Jin has worked in ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) since 1999 and shown his ability as a specialist in information security for 16 years. In particular, Dr. Jin has been leading R&D projects on the National PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) system, Internet identity management system, smart wallet and privacy enhancing technologies promoted by government to pave the way for online privacy protections and to ensure the security and work. In addition, Dr. Jin contributed to training and education for the information security human resources as a professor of the Department of information security at University of Science & Technology which aims to foster highly qualified R&D professionals in the field of new convergence technology through on-site R&D education distinguished from other R&D institutes.

Community Service Star: Yoshiki Sugiura, CSIRT Evangelist, NTT-CERT/NTT DATA INTELLILINK Corporation, Japan
Showcased Project: CSIRT Performance Building

Mr.Sugiura has over 10 years of software development experience in a software company (1985-1998). Mr. Sugiura also has a diverse background as a security professional. He worked as a manager at JPCERT/CC from 1998 to 2002, and has built strong relationships with other CSIRTs, and supported the founding of APCERT (Asian Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team). He has organized NTT-CERT and currently works for two CSIRTs, NTT-CERT and IL-CSIRT. NTT-CERT is the CSIRT for NTT Group, which is the largest telecommunication company in Japan. IL-CSIRT is NTT DATA Intellilink Corporation's internal CSIRT, which is a subsidiary of NTT DATA Group. He has almost 17 years of experience in IT security and CSIRTs. He was a founding member of Nippon CSIRT Association (NCA), the largest CSIRT community in Japan, and has been a steering committee member of NCA. He is also an Educational Committee member of FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams) and has been in the FIRST community for 15 years. He is a guest researcher at Meiji University. He is studying CSIRT(s) from the perspective of social theory, social psychology, business administration and team building.

2015 Honorees

In the information security practitioner category: 

  • Jun Chen, CISSP, IT staff, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (China)
  • Ricky Chung, CISSP, CISM, SABSA, Senior Principal Consultant - Security Architect, Security Major - Global Consulting Group (Australia)
  • Kin Man Eric Fan, Head of Technical Development, UDomain Web Hosting Company Ltd. (Hong Kong)
  • Do-Hoon Kim, CISSP, CISA, Manager / DB Security Consulting Team, KSign (Korea)
  • Frankie Li, CISSP, Security Researcher, Dragon Threat Labs (Hong Kong)
  • TsoJen Liu, SSCP, GPEN, GWAPT, Director, Onward Security Corporation (Taiwan)
  • Dengke Mi, CISSP, CIO, Eisoo (China)
  • Sunt-tanarit Prapassaraporn, Associate of (ISC)², GPEN, OSCP, Assistant Consulting Manager, ACIS Professional Center Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
  • Frankie Wong, CISSP, Security Analyst, HKCERT (Hong Kong)
  • Watcharaphon Wongaphai, CISSP, SSCP, GIAC GCIH, Information Security Consultant Manager, ACIS Professional Center Co., Ltd. (Thailand)


In the managerial professional for information security project(s) category:


  • Hon. Nebuchadnezzar S. Alejandrino, Chief, Management Information System Service, Department of National Defense (Philippines)
  • Jinsun Baik, Chief Manager of SMETP Center, The Korean Association for Industrial Technology Security (Korea)
  • Dr. Ryan Ko, PhD, BEng (Hons), CCSP, Asia Pacific Research Advisor, Cloud Security Alliance & Head, Cyber Security Researchers of Waikato, University of Waikato, New Zealand (Singapore)
  • Tsuyoshi Okumura, CISSP, Evaluator, Control System Security Center Certification Laboratory (CSSC-CL) (Japan)
  • Suzaliana Samuri, ISMS Lead Assessor, Manager - Performance Compliance & Sec. Assurance, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (Malaysia)
  • Kana Shinoda, BLUE Inc Representative, CODE BLUE Founder, APWG Conference Manager and Eastern Asia Liaison, Blue Inc. (Japan)
  • Yoshiki Sugiura, CSIRT Evangelist, NTT-CERT/NTT DATA INTELLILINK Corporation (Japan)


In the senior information security professional category: 

  • Amir Haris Ahmad, GSEC, GCIH, CNE6, CEO, Localhost Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
  • Dr. Baber Aslam, Ph.D, Head of Department of Information Security, National University of Science and Technology - MCS Campus (Pakistan)
  • Allan Cabanlong, Chief of Web Services and Cyber Security Division, Philippine National Police (Philippines)
  • Dr. Seong Je Cho, Professor, Dankook University (Korea)
  • Sam Goh, CISSP, CISA, CISM, Principal Consultant, BT Global Solutions Pte. Ltd. (Singapore)
  • Dr. Seung-Hun Jin, Managing Director, ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) (Korea)
  • Frankie Leung, CISSP, CISA, CISM, Program Director, (ISC)2 Hong Kong Chapter (Hong Kong)
  • Chien Tsung Liu, Director, Onward Security (Taiwan)
  • Chella Namasivayam M, CIO, IGATE Global Solutions Ltd. (India)
  • Dr. Jinho Yoo, Professor, Sangmyung University (Korea)
  • Ducksang Yoon, CISO/Senior Vice President, kt ds Co., Ltd. (Korea)
  • Feng-Peng Yu, Director, Information & Communication Security, Chunghwa Telecom (Taiwan)
  • Wei Zhang, CISA, ISO27001LA, ISO20000LA, Deputy Director, Shanghai Information Security Industry Association (China)

2014 Showcased Projects

Information Security Practitioner Category Showcased Honoree: Anan Sony, CISSP, CISA, ITIL Expert, Manager (Consulting Service Department), ACIS Professional Center Co., Ltd. (Thailand).
Showcased Project: Internet Banking and Mobile Banking Security Assessment

In his spare time outside of his regular job, Anan Sony tried all Internet and mobile banking applications in Thailand and found that the security level of each application was diverse. He started a formal assessment in February 2013 with the top eight online banks in Thailand. Then he reported the results to Bank of Thailand. He warned about this kind of attack at the Cyber Defense Initiative Conference 2013 and has shared information about information security awareness for online banking with the media and general public in Thailand. He compiled a security assessment checklist for Internet and mobile banking systems to which regulators can refer. Banks in Thailand can use his assessment checklist to improve the security of online banking in Thailand.

Managerial Professional for an Information Security Project Category Showcased Honoree: Lal Dias, MBA, MBCS, CITP, Chief Executive Officer, Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team | Coordination Centre (Sri Lanka).
Showcased Project: Establishment of Bank CSIRT (Computer Security Incident Response Team) in Sri Lanka

Lal has a wealth of experience in the information security field and has been working in the banking industry for more than two decades. He initiated the establishment of the Computer Security Incident Response Team for the banking sector (Bank CSIRT) in Sri Lanka, which serves as a security governance body for its constituents (ensuring that a baseline security standard has been adopted by its subscribers). Lal persuaded the banks in Sri Lanka to embrace the idea of the Bank CSIRT project by making bank CEOs realize that it will help not only the banks, but will also enhance the information security posture of the nation as a whole.

Senior Information Security Professional Category Showcased Honoree: Hae-Sul Choi, CEO, WATCH I SYSTEM INC.
Showcased Project: Contribution to Convergence Managed Threat Defense System for Korea Army Cyber Security (South Korea)

Korea National Defense launched a Data Center project which aimed to compose and centralize all IT systems, networks, and applications (except for warfare network) in South Korea. Hae-Sul Choi and his team members proposed the architecture of the 'Convergence Managed Threat Defense System (CMTDS)' with core technologies such as a correlation analysis engine, detection and analyzing data leakage engine and big data analyzing engine to meet all requirements proposed by the Korea National Defense. Since CMTDS plays a vital role in strengthening and enhancing cyber protection for the Korean Army, Choi consolidated consensus with all project members and Army members by emphasizing the importance of cybersecurity for Korean national defense as well as the architecture design of a managed threat defense. His project team creatively prepared an analyzing algorithm and method that composes information security data and physical security data in real time.

Senior Information Security Professional Category Showcased Honoree: Dr. Daisuke Inoue, director of Cybersecurity Laboratory, Network Security Research Institute, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (Japan)
Showcased Project: DAEDALUS: Novel Alert System based on Large-scale Darknet Monitoring

DAEDALUS is a real-time alert system based on a large-scale darknet monitoring facility. A darknet is a set of unused IP addresses and its monitoring is an effective way to grasp malicious activities on the Internet. In contrast to the conventional method, wherein the packets received from the "outside" are observed, DAEDALUS employs a large-scale distributed darknet that consists of several organizations that mutually observe the malicious packets transmitted from the "inside" of the organizations. Since 2013, Dr. Inoue and his laboratory have started to deploy the DAEDALUS into the real world. In particular, they have begun providing DAEDALUS alerts to Japanese local governments as a free service (as of March 2014,115 organizations have joined). Moreover, they also started providing the DAEDALUS alerts to ASEAN countries as a part of the Japan-ASEAN Security Partnership (JASPER) initiated by Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.

Community Service Star: Dr. Yuejin Du, director, National Engineering Lab for Cyber Security Emergency Response Technology (China)
Community Service Star Project: Cyber Security Public Education Program

This project is a joint initiative among NELCERT(National Engineering Lab for Cyber Security Emergency Response Technology), CCF(China Computer Federation), and Beijing Chapter of Cloud Security Alliance. The objective of this initiative is to improve public awareness of cybersecurity and to foster public interest in cybersecurity research and innovation. It includes a series of seminars and development of courseware. Dr. Du is one of the major initiators and sponsors of this project. Leveraging his personal reputation and leadership, Dr. Du helped set up the project team, which consists of 10 high-profile experts from industry and academia. He provided guidance and was deeply involved in the planning, development, and delivery.

2014 Honorees

Information Security Practitioner Category

  • Yuwei Cai, global leader, DSIT Security Competency Center, Hewlett-Packard. (China)
  • Amelia Namatovu Gowa, policy analyst, International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT).(Malaysia)
  • Mohd Fazil Ismail, GSEC, CEH, manager, Security Assurance, International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT).(Malaysia)
  • Dr. In Kyung Jeun, CISA, manager, Korea Internet & Security Agency.(South Korea)
  • Muhammad Anis Rizal Bin Mustaffa Kamal, GPEN, GSEC, manager, Security Assurance, International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT).(Malaysia)
  • Lun-Chuan Lee, CISSP, CEH, CHFI, project manager, Cloud System Department, Chunghwa Telecom. (Taiwan)
  • Parakum Amaranga Pathirana, CISSP, CISA, CISM, head of IT Security & Compliance Lanka ORIX Information Technology Services. (Sri Lanka)
  • Pravin Sharma, assistant general manager, Union Bank of India. (India)
  • Jim Y.F. Shek, CISSP, CISA, CBCP, program director, (ISC)² Hong Kong Chapter. (Hong Kong)
  • Anan Sony, CISSP, CISA, ITIL Expert, manager (Consulting Service Department), ACIS Professional Center Co., Ltd.. (Thailand)


Managerial Professional for an Information Security Project

  • Dr. Hyeyeon Ahn, senior executive vice president, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), (South Korea)
  • Lal Dias, MBA, MBCS, CITP, chief executive officer, Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team|Coordination Centre. (Sri Lanka)
  • Alan, Hung-Pin Hsieh, CISSP, CISA, PMP, senior project manager, Acer Inc.,. (Taiwan)
  • Minsoo Lee, CEO, ICT Intelligent Security.(South Korea)


Senior Information Security Professionalfor an Information Security Project

  • Hae-Sul Choi, CEO, WATCH I System Inc.. (South Korea)
  • Frank Kai Fat Chow, CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP, CSSLP, CGEIT, senior consultant, Hong Kong Productivity Council. (Hong Kong)
  • Dr. Yuejin Du, director, National Engineering Lab for Cyber Security Emergency Response Technology. (China)
  • Dr. Mukhtar Hussain, chief information officer, Fauji Fertilizer Company Ltd.. (Pakistan)
  • Dr. Atsuo Inomata, JAB Judge member, associate professor, Information Initiative Center / associate professor, Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology. (Japan)
  • Dr. Daisuke Inoue, director, Cybersecurity Laboratory, Network Security Research Institute, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology. (Japan)
  • Amit Karir, CISSP, CISM, CIPP/IT, privacy lead, Microsoft India Corporation Pvt. Ltd.. (India)
  • Joonho Lee, chief information security officer, NAVER Corporation. (South Korea)
  • Masaru Matsunami, chief security technology officer, Sony Digital Network Applications, Inc.. (Japan)
  • Wasantha Perera, CISSP, C|CISO, CRISC, head of Information Security and Compliance, Colombo Stock Exchange. (Sri Lanka)
  • Dr. Shengkai Wang, senior researcher on Internet International Policy, China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). (China)
  • Guang Alexander Yan, CISSP, CISA, CISM, manager, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Certified Public Accountants LLP. (China)
  • Qiang Zhang, CISSP, CISA, CBCP, chief security officer, Bank of China. (China)



2012 Showcased Projects 

Senior Information Security Professional Category

Khawaja Faisal Javed, CISA, CRISC, CBCP
Manager of Operations and ICT Products
SGS Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited

InfoSec-ISO Standards & Courseware Development, Mentoring, and Auditing

Mr. Khawaja Faisal Javed has been working as manager of operations & ICT products for SGS Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited (a Subsidiary of SGS S.A. based in Switzerland) since 1999. Responsible for controlling the day-to-day activities related to overall auditing and training operations in systems and services certification in Pakistan. And in addition, he is handling the management, execution, and development of auditors and trainers in the ICT products (ISO27K, ISO20K and BS25999) division in Pakistan & other GCC countries. Previously, he served multinational and national organizations in the field of ICT, financial derivative online trading, as well as training and consultancy. Mr. Khawaja possesses vast and extensive experience based on over twenty years in IT GRC, information security management systems, IS auditing/training/coaching/consultancy, IT service delivery/support, IT infrastructure, BCP/DRP, system analysis and design, and business process re-engineering (BPR). He has immense experience in designing, developing, and delivering training courses, including approximately 4,500 hours of training and around 700 third-party certification audits in nearly 30 countries worldwide. He is one of the first in Pakistan to achieve IRCA, UK registered Lead Auditor for ISO 27001 Information Security Management System in 2005 and is currently the only itSMF, UK approved ISO20000-IT Service management-Lead Auditor in Pakistan. He is the only IRCA, UK approved Lead Trainer in Pakistan, for conducting BS 25999 BCMS & ISO 20000 ITSMS and ISO 27001 ISMS. He was part of a volunteer group that developed the first version of an International Standard for Information Security Mgmt System Auditing Guidelines - ISO 27007, released by ISO/IEC in Nov 2011. Mr. Khawaja is a keynote speaker and presenter at international conferences on information security, BCM, and ITSM. He holds an MBA degree with specialization in management information systems. He is also the president of the ISACA Lahore Chapter and a member of DRI. Mr. Khawaja has designed and conducted several certification courses on information security and related topics, training approximately 2,000 professionals from over 300 organizations worldwide. Outside his job responsibilities, he has dedicated his time to serving the security community through voluntary research. Mr. Khawaja is a member of the first release of an Information Security Management System Auditing Guideline Standard - ISO 27007. He also voluntarily contributed to the development of an ISO27K implementation toolkit on an online forum, which aim is to help information security students, novices, professionals, and organizations willing to implement an effective ISO27001 project.


Managerial Professional for an Information Security Project 

Chella Namasivayam
Chief Information Officer
iGATE Global Solutions Ltd.

Information Security Integration in a Business Acquisition Environment

Chella Namasivayam (Shiva M) is the chief information officer and head of global IT infrastructure support for iGATE. He has over seventeen years of experience in the IT industry working for companies like Arthur Andersen, CMC, and Unicorp Industries. At iGATE, he is responsible for leading information security, IT infrastructure, business continuity and commercial functions. Shiva M earned his bachelor’s degree in electronic and telecommunication from the Thyagarajar College of Engineering in 1990. He has, in addition, gained a number of technical certifications in various products like router technologies, operating systems, including both Windows and Linux, to name a few. As CIO of the company, Chella Namasivayam spearheaded the project, which encompasses the integration of the sovereign Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) for iGATE. It also includes unification of policies, procedures & methodologies, vendor management, security teams, standardization of security tools, and automation of processes. Chella gives utmost importance to information security functions and budgets for focused reviews around security metrics and overall information security functionality performance. He walked that extra mile to convince management of the benefits of its implementation in line with the business objectives and also as a key differentiation for the business.


Information Security Practitioner Category 

Nipon Nachin, CISSP, CSSLP, SSCP
Professional Service Director
ACIS Professional Center Co., Ltd

Creating awareness and spreading secure software development methodologies for the establishment of hacker resilience software 

Mr. Nipon Nachin has over thirteen years of Information Technology (IT) and training experience in systems engineering, data communication, and Internet and network security system consulting in both the public and private sectors in Thailand. He is recognized as one of the Thailand’s leading professionals in information security systems, with practical experience in delivering high-profile security solutions. Nipon has been accredited as a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®). He is the first Thailand IT master who passed the ITIL Expert both Managing Across the Lifecycle (MALC) and Capability Track. He is frequently invited as a certified instructor at the national organization and a number of well-known Thai firms. Moreover, he is a permanent lecturer for master’s degree students at Royal Police Cadet Academy and for bachelor’s degree students in Computer Security at the Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University. In addition, Nipon helped and supported many national security agencies such as National Intelligence Agency, The Prime Minister’s Office, and Department of Special Investigation (DSI) in Computer Forensics. Furthermore, Nipon is considered a professional leader in Business Continuity Management (BCM). He engaged as a consultant for some of the critical infrastructure authorities in Thailand, such as Metropolitan Waterworks Authority and Provincial Electricity Authority. He was one of the proficient team members designated to design a Local Information Security Certificate (TISA-TSET) structure for the Thailand Information Security Association. He is a member of the committee of Information Systems Audit and Control Association, Bangkok Chapter and the Thailand Information Security Association. He has published articles in several wellknown Thai and English IT magazines and newspapers. The recent information security problems in Thailand occur not at the network or OS level but at the application and database level, according to Nipon. With a goal to develop an information security architecture to subsequently enhance the information security levels of companies and the state, Nipon created an awareness program and published secure software development methodology in Thailand. The methodology was applied to large domestic development projects, such as system-development projects of Thailand’s government, etc. As a result, organizations in Thailand both in the public and private sectors paid more attention to secure software development. After the implementation of such methodology, safety could be evaluated through a vulnerability assessment and penetration test before launching the system into a production environment.

Chuan-Wei Hoo, CISSP, CISA, CFE
Security Information Officer
BT Singapore PTE Limited

About the Community Service Star 2012

Chuan Wei Hoo has nineteen years of IT experience, assuming various IT management roles in the financial and telecommunication sector in Asia. In addition to his regular job responsibilities, Chuan Wei has been serving the Singapore standards community for the last 10 years as a volunteer and is currently a member of the Security & Privacy Standards Technical Committee (SPSTC), researching and reviewing ISO working papers for network and application security. Since 2010, he has also served as an adjunct lecturer with the Institute of Systems Science (ISS) - National University of Singapore (NUS) and Temasek Polytechnic (TP), as well as a guest lecturer with the BCM Institute. He is regarded as a subject matter expert in security operations, information security management, forensic investigation, and BCM. He also participates at industry and (ISC)2 events as a volunteer speaker, promoting the importance of certification.

Project: Singapore National Authentication Framework

The National Authentication Framework is a national program to roll out a universal second factor authentication device that can support all online transactions in Singapore. It is designed to be as secured as banks second-factor authentication (2FA) system. Chuan Wei, as the security architect, was instrumental in the all the security assurance of the NAF implementation by the System Integrator. The implementation of the NAF nationwide is challenging, as there are many different competing technologies and security requirements across all the industry sectors. Chuan Wei has pragmatically approached security and threats to ensure that the outcome of the system is appropriate to the objective of providing the means for the citizens to conduct secure and convenient online transactions. From this project, he re-confirmed that strong authentication mechanism in the cyberspaceis key to ensure e-identity. In addition to his regular job responsibility, Chuan Wei Hoo has been serving the Singapore standards community for the last 10 years as a volunteer and is currently a member of the Security & Privacy Standards Technical Committee (SPSTC).


2012 Honorees

 Information Security Practitioner: 

  • Mr. Jae Hyeon Baek, CISSP,CISA,manager/human resources, Information Security Team, Business Service Group (BSG), South Korea  
  • Mr.Murtuja Bharmal, CEH, co-founder, Null open security community, India  
  • Mr.Chuan-Wei Hoo, CISSP, CISA, CFE,security information officer, BT Singapore PTE Ltd, Singapore  
  • Mr. Nouman Qadeer Khan, GSEC, asst. manager, International Cooperation, International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT)  
  • Mr.Muhammad Muslim Mansor, CISSP, CEH, GSEC, instructor/principal security consultant, EC-Council Academy Sdn Bhd, Malaysia  
  • Mr.Nipon Nachin, CISSP, CSSLP, SSCP, professional service director, ACIS Professional Center Co. Ltd., Thailand  
  • Mr.Adam R. Saeed, CISSP, senior consultant, M. Yousuf Adil Saleem & Co.|Member of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL), Pakistan  
  • Mr.Adnan Mohd Shukor, GPEN, GCIH,senior analyst, Cybersecurity Malaysia, Malaysia  
  • Mr.TakashiYao,evangelist, NetAgent Co, Ltd, Japan 

 Managerial Professional for Information Security Project(s): 

  • Mr. Hwee Hsiung Lee, CEH, ISMS Lead Auditor, ABCP, Manager
    Program & Content Development, Information Security  Professional Development Department, CyberSecurity Malaysia, Malaysia   
  • Mr.Nahil Mahmood, CEO, Delta Tech, Pakistan  
  • Mr.Chella Namasivayam, CIO, iGATE Global Solutions Ltd., India  
  • Mr.Wahyudi, CISSP, manager, Architecture, Strategy & Security,IT Solution – Corporate Shared Service, PT. PERTAMINA (Persero), Indonesia     

 Senior Information Security Professional: 

  • Mr. Saurabh Agarwal, CRISC, CISA, CISM,deputy general manager - Information Security, Unitech Wireless (Tamil Nadu) Pvt. Ltd, India  
  • Mr. Javed Jabbar, CISSP, PMP, ISMES, information security manager, National Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan  
  • Mr. Khawaja Faisal Javed, CISA, CRISC, CBCP, manager operations and ICT products, SGS Pakistan (Pvt) Limited, Pakistan        
  • Mr. Koichiro Komiyama, CISSP, manager, Global Coordination Division, JPCERT Coordination Center, Japan  
  • Mr. Binoy Koonammavu, CISSP, CISM, CISA, manager -  IT Security Burgan Bank s.a.k, Kuwait               
  • Mr. Deuk Choon Lee, CEO, IGLOO Security, South Korea        
  • Mr. Peter Lilley, CISSP, CEO, BAE System Stratsec, Australia  
  • Mr. Sean Lin, CISSP, CISM, CISA, chief inspector of police, Hong Kong Police Force, Hong Kong  
  • Dr. ir. Anand R. Prasad, CISSP, senior expert, NEC Corporation, Japan               
  • Mr. Michio Sonoda, associate professor, Cyber University, Japan      
  • Mr. Pinyo Treepetcharaporn, CISSP, CISM, CISA, senior manager - security, privacy & resiliency, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Jaiyos Advisory Company Limited, Thailand 
  • Mr. Tin Aung Win, CISSP, CISA, manager (Information Security), Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore       
  • Mr. Jia-Chyi Wu, CISSP, deputy director, Information and Communication Security Technology Service Center (ICST), Taiwan  
  • Mr. Satoru Yamasaki, convenor of SC27/WG1 Japan, Kogakuin University, Japan 



2011 Showcased Projects

Senior Information Security Professional  

Chiung-ying (CY) Huang, CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP 
Sr. Tech. Manager, Security Operations Center 
Acer Inc. 

Mr. Huang is the Senior Technical Manager of the Acer Security Operations Center. It is the largest SOC in Taiwan, providing 24/7 security services to over one hundred customers, including major government agencies and leading enterprises in Taiwan. CY is leading the technical team composed of twenty security engineers. With over twenty years of experience, he is an expert in PKI infrastructure and applications, cryptography researches, security protocols and deployment of security devices. Academically, CY holds six patents and 11 technical publications in international/domestic conferences and journals in the areas of cryptography and information security. Mr. Huang received his first Master’s Degree in Information Systems Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK and his second Master’s Degree in Business Administration from National Taiwan University.


Managerial Professional for an Information Security Project 

Soyoung Choi 
Vice President 
Media Group Infothe Co., Ltd. 
South Korea

Ms. Choi is the Vice President of Infothe Co., Ltd., Korea’s first media group specializing in security. She has contributed to development of the industry by publishing security magazines like the monthly Security World, Information Security 21C, and the Security World International (English-based). Also, as the Editor-in-Chief of the security-specific Internet news site, she has stressed the importance and necessity of security, raised public awareness of security, and established security culture in Korea. In addition, Choi has established the Korea Association of Chief Security Officers and served as Executive Director. She has succeeded in promoting the Association’s status from a voluntary group to an incorporated association managed by a government department, and developed the ‘Excellent CSO Award’. Choi has emphasized the roles and necessities of corporate and organizational security practitioners, while raising the status of domestic security experts. She has published the yearly Information Security Practice Guidelines since 2001 and offered it for free to help security practitioners in public and private entities put the guidelines into practice. These Guidelines have been favorably spoken of by security practitioners. Choi graduated from the Mechatronics Department of Korea Polytechnic University. She received a commendation from the Ministry of Public Administration and Security for outstanding services to the National Cyber Security Realization.

Mohd Zabri Adil Talib
Head, Digital Forensics Department
CyberSecurity Malaysia

Mr. Mohd Zabri Adil is a Specialist and Head of the Digital Forensics Department at CyberSecurity Malaysia. He started his career as computer security lecturer at Kolej Poly-Tech MARA(formerly known as Kolej Yayasan Pelajaran MARA (KYPM). He then became a digital forensics analyst at the National ICT Security and Emergency Response Centre (NISER) (now known as CyberSecurity Malaysia). He has vast experience in handling computer crimes and computer-related forensic crime examination with various law enforcement agencies in Malaysia. He is also responsible for providing digital forensics training to national law enforcement officers, the deputy of public prosecutors, and judges. He graduated from University Technology of Malaysia, Skudai in Computer Science, majoring in Computer System.


Information Security Practitioner

Jong-Oh Hur, CISSP, CISA, APEC Engineer/EMF-IRPE 
Project Manager in IT Security System, AhnLab Inc. 
South Korea 

 Mr. Jong-Oh Hur is currently employed as the IT project manager in Security Research & Development Center of AhnLab, which is the leading security enterprise in Asia. He previously worked as a Lieutenant and IT manager of Korea Navy 1999-2004. In his personal time, he has been involved in the Research and Development of Security knowledge impacting all areas of industry, education and society, as the R&D Director in Korea CISSP Chapter. He is also (ISC)2 Authorized Instructor. Jong-Oh received his Bachelor’s Degree from Dongseo University and Master’s Degree in Computer Information Engineering in Pukyung National University(2003). Currently, he is a MBA candidate at KAIST. He received various accolades including: “The Great Minds of the 21st Century” in 2009, ABI(American Biography Institute), Excellent IT Mentors of 2010 from Korea Administration, and also other achievement awards from CISSP Korea Chapter, AhnLab Inc and Korean Military.


2011 Honorees

Information Security Practitioner:  

  • Mr. Ameen Sharif, CEH, CISA, CISSP, head of information security, Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited, PAKISTAN 
  •  Mr. Kin Chong Chan, CISSP, CISA, vice president, Information Risk Management, Asia, JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA., SINGAPORE
  • Mr. Surachai Chatchalermpun, CSSLP, SSCP, IRCA ISMS:ISO 27001, compliance, process & risk management officer, PTT ICT Solutions, THAILAND
  • Mr. Man Keung, Roland Cheung, CISSP, MCSE, consultant, Hong Kong Productivity Council, HONG KONG
  • Mr. Jong-Oh Hur, CISSP, CISA, APEC Engineer/EMF-IRPE, project manager for IT security systems, AhnLab Inc., SOUTH KOREA
  • Ms. Noor Aida Idris, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, senior analyst, Security Management Best Practices Dept., CyberSecurity Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Prof. Richardus Eko Indrajit, Ph.D, chair, ID-SIRTII (Indonesia Security Incident Response Team On Internet Infrastructure), INDONESIA
  • Mr. Kitisak Jirawannakool, Security+, senior engineer, National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), THAILAND
  • Mr. Mohamad Nizam Kassim, GAWN, GPEN, GWAPT, senior analyst cyber safety, Outreach Dept., CyberSecurity Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Mr. Muhammad Zubair Khan, CISA, CISM, chief executive officer, Tranchulas Ltd., PAKISTAN
  • Ms. Ming-Hui Liu, section manager, Institute for Information Industry (III), TAIWAN
  • Ms. Nor’Azuwa Muhamad Pahri, head, Security Assurance Dept, CyberSecurity Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Mr. Ashvin Parankusha, M.B.A., CEH, ISO 27001 LA, senior security consultant, Genapt Technology Labs Private Limited, INDIA
  • Mr. Philip Ki Lun Sy, M.Sc., CISA, BCMP, principal consultant, Professo Consulting Pte Ltd, SINGAPORE
  • Prof. Tzong-Chen Wu, Ph.D, professor, Department of Information Management, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST), TAIWAN

Managerial Professional for Information Security Project(s): 

  • Mr. Mahmud Ab Rahman, CCNA,CCNP,GPEN(Gold), Manager(specialist), Malware Research Center, MyCERT Dept., CyberSecurity Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Mr. Cahyana Ahmadjayadi, senior expert to The Minister for Politics and Security, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, INDONESIA
  • Ms. Soyoung Choi, vice president, Media Group Infothe, SOUTH KOREA
  • Mr. Aizirman Djusan, M.Sc., head of ICT research and human resources development, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, INDONESIA
  • Lt. Cdr. Chia Won Chee (Retired), M.Sc., CBCP, CEH, head, InfoSecurity Professsional Development Dept.,, CyberSecurity Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Mr. Raj Kumar Kunhiraman, ISO/IEC27001 Lead Auditor, ABCP, Manager, Training and Skills Development, International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT), MALAYSIA 
  •  Mr. Mohd Zabri Adil Talib, EnCE, GCFA, head, Digital Forensics Dept., CyberSecurity Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Mr. Henry Ping-Shuo Ting, CIO, Eastern Home Shopping & Leisure Co., Ltd., TAIWAN 
  •  Mr. Chii-Wen Wu, director, Government Information and Communication Security Working Group, National Information and Communication Security Taskforce (NICST), Executive Yuan, TAIWAN



2010 Showcased Projects and Honorees

Senior Information Security Professional 

Prof. Robert H. Deng, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Faculty & Research, School of Information Systems
Singapore Management University

Prof. Robert Deng has been with Singapore Management University since 2004, and is currently a professor, director of the SIS Research Center, and associate dean for the Faculty & Research in the School of Information Systems. Previously, he was principal scientist and manager of the infocomm security department at the Institute for Infocomm Research in Singapore.  He holds twenty-six patents and more than 230 technical publications in international conferences and journals in the areas of network and information security. He has served as general chair, program committee chair and member of numerous international conferences. He is an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, associate editor of Security and Communication Networks Journal (John Wiley), and member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Computer Science and Technology (the Science Press, China & Springer). Prof. Deng received his Bachelor’s degree from National University of Defense Technology, China, and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the Illinois Institute of Technology, U.S.A. He received the University Outstanding Researcher Award from the National University of Singapore in 1999 and the Lee Kuan Yew Fellow for Research Excellence from Singapore Management University in 2006.  


Dong Hoon Park
NICS Tech, Co.
South Korea

Dong Hoon Park established NICSTech – an information security firm – in 1995, when the concept of information security first emerged in South Korea. As the company’s CEO, he has been recognized as a pioneer in South Korea’s information security industry. 

Mr. Park received his Bachelor’s degree from Utah State University in the U.S.A., with a major in Computer Science. He acquired his M.B.A. degree from George Washington University in the U.S.A. in 1988. 

His previous roles include chairperson of the Knowledge Information Security Industry Association, member of the steering committee for the Ministry of Knowledge Economy, KISA Academy, and Korea Communications Commission, member of Knowledge & Information Security Industry Promotion Association and Internet & Information Security Association, and steering committee member for the Ministry of Public Administration And Security. He currently serves as vice chairperson of the Knowledge Information Security Industry Association and as a member of the steering committee of the Chief Security Officer Forum. He was awarded the Prime Minister’s Award in 2009, along with ten others, including the Award of the Minister of Knowledge Economy and the Award of the Ministry of Information and Communication. 


Managerial Professional for an Information Security Project 

Ryuichi Inagaki 
Bengoshi (Attorney) 
Ryuichi Inagaki Law Office

Ryuichi Inagaki is an experienced attorney with the Ryuichi Inagaki Law Office in Japan. He has taken on a leadership role to improve information security in Japan from a legal standpoint. He is also the ISMS lead auditor and the first Certified Master Auditor for Privacy Protection in Japan. His law office was ISMS certified in 2005. He has held the many important positions, such as the director of the Japan Society of System Audits (JSSA), member of ISMS operation committee of Japan and senior advisor to the CIO of the Japan Legal Support Center. Throughout his distinguished career, Mr. Inagaki has focused his efforts on the improvement of the information security workforce in Japan. In 2008, he was officially commended by the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications for his dedication to the improvement of information security in Japan. In 1990, he was admitted to the Daini Tokyo Bar Association. Prior to his career as an attorney, he held the position of public prosecutor at the Tokyo district public prosecutor’s office. Mr. Inagaki graduated from WASEDA University and earned his Law degree in 1978.


Information Security Practitioner

Senior Systems Manager
Automated Systems (HK) Ltd.
Hong Kong 

Frank Kai Fat Chow is the senior systems manager for Automated Systems (HK) Ltd., the regional leader in IT services. He has more than fifteen years of extensive consulting experience in the information security industry in Asia-Pacific. Mr. Chow currently leads a team of professionals in the delivery of information security risk management, IT consultancy and outsourcing services to a variety of clients. He is an advocate of a number of international leading practices such as, implementing BS25999 business continuity management, ISO20000 IT service management, and ISO27001 information security management standard for various local and multinational companies in the early rollout stages of these international standards. He is a high profile speaker for major industry events and training sessions. He has published numerous papers in local and international journals. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer & Information Science from the University of Oregon, U.S.A., and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the City University. Mr. Chow is vice chairperson of Professional Information Security Association (PISA) and is also involved in a number of industry roles including – director of ISACA (China Hong Kong Chapter), and the Hong Kong Observer Representative of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) – ISO/IEC JTC1 SC27 (Information Security).

Read the 2010 CIO Asia Editorial honoring these ISLA nominees.


2010 Honorees

Information Security Practitioner 

  • Ms. Norhazimah Abdul Malek, head of Malaysian Common Criteria Certification Body (MyCB), CyberSecurity Malaysia, Malaysia  
  • Mr. Atif Nazar Ali, CISSP, manager, Networks and Systems, Central Directorate of National Savings, Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan, Pakistan  
  • Mr. Jackal Kin Wan Chau, CISSP, CISA, senior IT specialist, IBM, Hong Kong  
  • Mr. Frank Kai Fat Chow, CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP, CSSLP, senior systems manager, Automated Systems Ltd., Hong Kong  
  • Mr. Hidekazu Kusaba, principal researcher, Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc., Japan  
  • Mr. Joong Gu Noh, CISSP, marketing team manager, GS Power Co., Ltd., South Korea  
  • Mr. Vijandran Ramasamy, CISSP, CISM, information security manager, ISM Insurance Services Malaysia Berhad, Malaysia  
  • Mr. Hsiang Jen Shih, CISSP, GCIH, GCFA, section manager, Information Security Service Center, Project Resource Division, Institute for Information Industry (III), Taiwan  
  • Mr. Sivanathan Subramaniam, CISSP, M.Sc., GCFA, manager, GRC Professional Services, IMPACT, Malaysia  
  • Mr. Hajime Yasuzato, CISSP, PMP, IT specialist, Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd., Japan  

Managerial Professional for an Information Security Project 

  • Mr. Mohd Shamir b Hashim, PCIP, CEH, head of division, Cyber Security Policy Research, CyberSercurity Malaysia, Malaysia  
  • Mr. Ryuichi Inagaki, attorney (bengoshi), Ryuichi Inagaki Law Office, Japan  

Senior Information Security Professional 

  • Mr. Chaiyakorn Apiwathanokul, CISSP, chief security officer, PTT ICT Solutions Company Limited, Thailand  
  • Lt. Col. Asmuni Yusof, CISSP, M.Sc., M.Soc.Sc., head of security assurance, CyberSecurity Malaysia, Malaysia  
  • Dr. Huei-Chung Chu, associate professor, Department of Information Management, Huafan University, Taiwan  
  • Ms. Maslina Daud, CISSP, ABCP, head of the Security Management and Best Practices Department, CyberSecurity Malaysia, Malaysia  
  • Prof. Robert H. Deng, Ph.D., professor & associate dean for Faculty & Research School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore   
  • Ms. Christina Gan, senior director, Infocomm Security & Assurance, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, Singapore  
  • Mr. Satoshi Kayama, CISSP, JGISP, architect, Microsoft Co., Ltd., Japan  
  • Dr. Hong Geun Kim, vice president, Public Security Division, Korea Internet & Security Agency, South Korea  
  • Mr. Seok-Woo Lee, CEO & founder, Penta Security Systems Inc., South Korea  
  • Mr. Anthony Lim, CSSLP, FCITIL, M.B.A., director for Asia-Pacific, Software Security Solutions, IBM, Singapore  
  • Mr. Dong Hoon Park, CEO, NICS Tech Co., South Korea  
  • Ms. Raja Azrina Raja Othman, M.Sc., senior academic fellow, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia  
  • Mr. Dae-Kyu Shin, director, Network Monitoring Team, Korea Internet & Security Agency, South Korea  
  • Mr. Joseph Po-Hao Tsang, CISSP-ISSAP, SSCP, MBCI, director, Payeasy Digital Integration Co., Ltd., Taiwan  
  • Mr. Philip Victor, SISP, director, Training, Skills Development and Outreach, IMPACT, Malaysia  
  • Mr. George Wang, CISSP, MAISP, M.B.A., director of Infrastructure Technology, Neptune Orient Line, Singapore  
  • Mr. Donald Wee, founder and managing director, Data Terminator Pte. Ltd., Singapore  
  • Mr. Onn Chee Wong, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CTO, Resolvo Systems Pte. Ltd., Singapore  
  • Mr. Kazuki Yonezawa, CISSP-ISSAP, IAM, QSA, senior consultant, Verizon Business, Japan  
  • Mr. Zahri Yunos, chief operating officer, CyberSecurity Malaysia, Malaysia  
  • Mr. Manu Zacharia,  CEH, CHFI, director of information security, Millennium Consultants Inc., India  


2009 Showcased Projects

IT Security Practitioner Category

HyunCheol Jeong, CISSP
Director, Security Technology Department
Korea Information Security Agency

HyunCheol Jeong is a Director of the Security Technology Department in the Korea Information Security Agency (KISA) and is currently in charge of the development of information security technology (R&D), domestic and international standardization business, and the study and distribution of encryption technology. He is also in charge of standardizing the cyber security area in Korea by acting as Chair of the TTA (Telecommunications Technology Association, TC5 (Technical Committee 5, Security) PG503 (Project Group 503, Cyber Security). He is also a member of the Technical Council of the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC27 Korea Working Group and acts as Chair of the Security Working Group in the IPv6 Forum Korea. He obtained his B.A. degree in Computing Statistics from Seoul City University, and his M.A. degree in Computer Engineering from Kwangwoon University. He completed a doctor’s course for information security at Korea University. He also obtained his CISSP certification in December 2000, when the CISSP test was first carried out in Korea. Mr. Jeong joined the KISA as the first employee to be employed via the public invitation of applications for employment in 1996, the year in which it was established. He was also a senior member of the technical staff at the KrCERT/CC from 1999 to 2007.  


Senior Non-IT Security Professional Category  

Gerard Tan, CPA, ACA, BAcc (Hons), MAISP, PBM 
Partner - Advisory
PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Gerard has over thirty years of professional experience in financial and technology audit and advisory services. He currently leads the System and Process Assurance (SPA) and Business Continuity Planning practices for PwC Singapore.  He performed a tour of duty as the SPA Leader for various countries in Asia. Mr. Tan earned his Bachelor of Accountancy degree (Hons), Singapore. He is a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (England & Wales), a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore and a Practicing Certified Public Accountant in Singapore. Mr. Tan is currently the President of the Association of Information Security Professionals, a member of the Requisition of Resources Compensation Board, MINDEF and Chairperson of SUN-DAC Centre for the Disabled. He previously served in several capacities for the Executive Committee and sub-committees of the Singapore Computer Society and is a Fellow of the organization as well. 


Senior IT Security Professional Category 

Lt. Col. Husin bin Hj Jazri (Retired), CISSP                                             
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
CyberSecurity Malaysia

Husin Jazri has more than twenty years of experience in information and communication systems security obtained from long military service, working with research institutions and the government agencies of Malaysia. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of CyberSecurity Malaysia, an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia (MOSTI). He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the University of Hartford, Connecticut, USA, a Post Graduate Diploma in System Analysis from the University of ITM, Malaysia, a Master of Science with Distinction in Information Security from Royal Holloway University of London, UK, and Master in Business Administration from Universiti Putra Malaysia. Husin Jazri has been a visiting lecturer on the subject of information security at the University Technology Malaysia since 2004. Husin is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He was previously a member of the Board of Directors for the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc. (ISC)² (2006 - 2008), former Chairperson of the Malaysia IT Security Association (2003 – 2007), former Chairperson of the Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT), former Vice President of the Malaysian Society for Cryptology Research (MSCR), Institute for Mathematical Research, University Putra Malaysia (UPM) (2006 - 2008) and is currently the Chairperson of the Organization of Islamic Countries Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT) and a member of the (ISC)² Asian Advisory Board.  Husin is also the Chairperson of the Malaysian Vocational Advisory Committee – Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Department of Skills Development, Ministry of Human Resources. 


2009 Honorees

Senior Non-IT Security Professional:

  • Chin Eng Xavier Tan, Founder and Advisor, Extol MSC Berhad (Malaysia)
  • Gerard Tan, CPA, ACA, B Acc (Hons), MAISP, PBM, Systems and Process Assurance Partner, PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (Singapore)

Senior IT Security Professional:

  • Dr. Kam Pui Chow, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)
  • Satoshi Fushimi, CISSP, CSSLP, SSE- CMM, Lead Appraiser, Executive Director, Information and Mathematical Science Lab Inc. (Japan)
  • Ajoy Ghosh, CISSP, iRAP, Security Executive, Logica Australia Pty. Ltd.(Australia)
  • Lt. Col. Husin bin Jazri (Retired), CISSP, Chief Executive Officer, CyberSecurity Malaysia (Malaysia)
  • Yong-Nam Kang, CISSP, CISA, ITIL, Regional Director, Global Services Segment, Dell International Inc. (Korea)
  • Jeong-Nam Lee, Director, Cyber Forensic Professional Association (Korea)
  • Dr. Jae-il Lee, Vice President, Division Director, Korea Information Security Agency(Korea)
  • Koji Nakao, Information Security Fellow, Operation Sector, KDDI Corporation (Japan)
  • Lewis Tam, CISSP, CIA, CGEIT, CISA, CISM, General Manager, Head of Information Security, Ping An Technology (ShenZhen) Ltd. (China)
  • Vladan Todorovic, Olympics Information Security Manager, Atos Origin (China)
  • Prof. Dr. Mohamed Ridza bin Wahiddin, Ph.D., D.Sc., FIPM, Head of Information Security Cluster, MIMOS Berhad (Malaysia)
  • Sanjika Roshani Wijesundara, C. Eng, Head of Division Information Security, Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (Sri Lanka)
  • Ir. Mohd Zahari Zakaria, Chief Executive Officer, Teknimuda (M) Sdn Bhd. (Malaysia)

IT Security Practitioner:

  • HyunCheol Jeong, CISSP, Director, Security Technology Department, Korea Information Security Agency (Korea)
  • Aswami Fadillah Mohd Ariffin, MM, CWSP, CWNA, GCFA, CEH, Head of Digital Forensics, CyberSecurity Malaysia (Malaysia)
  • Saurabh Sarawat, CISSP, ITIL, PRINCE2, Senior Security Analyst, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (Australia)
  • Joon Hock Seow, M.Sc. (InfoSec) (London), CISSP, Senior Academic Staff, Republic Polytechnic (Singapore)
  • Tomonori Shiomi, CISSP, GSEC, Leader, OAS Co. Ltd. (Japan)
  • Adli Abd Wahid, Head of MyCERT, CyberSecurity Malaysia (Malaysia)

2008 Showcased Projects 

Jeong Sik Choi, CEO & Publisher, INFOTHE Co., Ltd.
Intellectual Values & Contribution to Korea's IT Security Community as well as the Fomration of Security Culture

Dr. Soojung Shin, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Infosec Co., Ltd.
Methodology Development for Enterpirse Information Seucirty Consulting

Frank Law, CISSP, BEng, MsC (Internet Computing), Senior Inspector, Hong Kong Police Force
IT Crime Training Program
Hong Kong

Wansuck Yi, Director, u-IT Service Protection Team, Korea Information Security Agency (KISA)
Korea IT Security Evaluation Program


2008 Honorees

Senior Non-IT Security Professional:

  • Jeong Sik Choi, CEO & Publisher, INFOTHE Co., Ltd. (KOREA)  

IT Security Professional:

  • Dr. Ki-Yoong Hong, Ph.D., P.E., President & CEO, SECUVE Co. Ltd. (KOREA)  
  • Dr. Pei-Wen Liu, Ph.D. , Managing Director, Information & Communication Security Technology Center (TAIWAN)  
  • Itsuro Nishimoto, Corporate Director, Little eArth Corporation Co. Ltd., Director, Risk Research Institute of Cyber Space (JAPAN)  
  • Qazi Mohammad Misbahuddin Ahmed, B.CS, MBA-MIS, CISSP, CPTS, ITIL, COBIT, AMBCI, Managing Partner, PakCERT (PAKISTAN)  
  • Natsuki Saikawa, CISSP, Manager, Security Solution Section, ICT Solution Engineering Division, KDDI Corporation (JAPAN)  
  • Adnan Shahid, CISSP-ISSMP, Director IT Strategy, MOBILINK GSM (PAKISTAN)  
  • Masahiro Shimomura, President & CEO, dit Co., Ltd (JAPAN)  
  • Dr. Soojung Shin, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Infosec Co., Ltd. (KOREA)  
  • Prof. Nao Yasuda, CISSP, Chief researcher, NPO Japan Network Security Association & Professor, Cyber University (JAPAN)  

IT Security Practitioner: 

  • Tim Meng Ching, CISSP, CISA, Chairperson, Security Controls and Security Services Working Group, ITSC Singapore (SINGAPORE)  
  • Frank Law, CISSP, BEng, MsC (Internet Computing), Senior Inspector, Hong Kong Police Force (HONG KONG)  
  • Myoung Sun Noh, Director, Network Monitoring Team, Korea Information Security Agency (KOREA)  
  • Hisamichi Ohtani, Senior Expert, Research and Development Headquarters, SI Architecture Center, NTT DATA Corporation (JAPAN)  
  • Wansuck Yi, Director, u-IT Service Protection Team, Korea Information Security Agency (KOREA)  


2007 Showcased Projects

Siu Cheong Leung, Founding Chairperson, currently Chief Editor of the PISA Journal
Professional Information Security Association
Hong Kong, China

San-Cheng (Simon) Chang, CEO of Acer e-Enabling Data Center
Acer, Inc.
Taipei, Taiwan

Professor Dato - Dr. Norbik Bashah Idris, Technical Director
SCAN Associates Berhad
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Professor Li Jianhua, Executive Deputy Dean
School of Information Security Engineering, Shanghai JiaoTong University
Shanghai, China 


2007 Honorees

Senior Non-IT Security Professional:

  • Dr. San-Cheng (Simon) Chang, CEO, Acer e-Enabling Data Center, Acer, Inc., Taiwan
  • Mr M. Chella Namasivayam, Vice President - Information Technology and Administration, iGATE Global Solutions, India
  • Mr Michael Gazeley, Managing Director, Network Box Corporation Limited, Hong Kong, China
  • Mr Vishwas Patel, CEO, Avenues India Private Limited, India

Senior IT Security Professional:

  • Mr Mark Ames, CISSP, CISA, CISM, Director, ICT Risk, Australia
  • Ms Sayaka Asano, CISSP, Consultant, Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd., Japan
  • Professor Lynn Batten, Professor, Deakin University, Australia
  • Mr Choichi Hasegawa, CISSP, Senior Security Specialist, Security Business Products Planning, Nihon Unisys, Ltd., Japan
  • Mr Andy Ho, CISSP, CISA, CISM, Regional IT Security Manager, IBM Global Services, Hong Kong, China
  • Professor Dato’ Dr. Norbik Bashah Bin Idris, CISSP, Technical Director, SCAN Associates Berhad, Malaysia
  • Mr Ammar Jaffri, Project Director, National Response Center for Cyber Crimes, Federal Investigation Agency, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Mr Shoji Kawano, CISSP, Assistant Director, Security Service Dept., dit Co. Ltd., Japan
  • Dr. Sung-Kwon Lee, CISSP, Vice President, Infosec Technologies Co, Ltd. and President of CISSP Korea Chapter, South Korea
  • Professor Jian-Hua Li, Executive Deputy Dean, School of Information Security Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Mr Mohd Adzman Musa, CISSP, Director, SV Solution Centric Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • Dr. Aftab Rizvi, CISSP, Principal Consultant/Director, Risk Associates Pty Ltd., Australia
  • Mr Kumpol Sontanarat, Director of IT Department, Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand
  • Dr. Keith B. White, CISSP, Security Services Director - Asia Pacific, Alcatel-Lucent, Australia

IT Security Practitioner:

  • Mr Edward Farrell, SSCP, Systems Engineer, Data#3, Australia
  • Mr Danny Wing-Chiu Ha, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CPM, FCRP, CRT, CF-ITIL, CT-CLE-Logistics, Chief Security and Risk Consultant, Auditor, Trainer and Director of CDS Consulting Ltd.(OneNet) and currently President of Institute of Crisis and Risk and Management (ICRM), Hong Kong, China
  • Mr Dutsadee Israngkura, CISSP, IT Security Specialist, TISCO Information Technology, Thailand
  • Mr Varin Khera, Senior Information Security Consultant, ACIS Professional Centre, Thailand
  • Mr Siu Cheong (SC) Leung, CISSP, CISA, CBCP, Founding Chairperson of Professional Information Security Association (PISA), currently Senior Consultant of Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT), Hong Kong, China
  • Mr Paul Martinuzzo, CISSP, IT Compliance Manager, Yarra Valley Water, Australia
  • Mr Tomohide Okochi, CISSP, Deputy Manager, NTT Communications Corporation, Japan
  • Mr Adnan Shahid, CISSP-ISSMP, ITIL, Head of IT Operations, Mobilink, Pakistan
  • Mr Wo Sang Young, CISSP, CISA, CIFI, CHFI, CEH, Ex-Chairperson, Professional Information Security Association (PISA) and Security Consultant of SecuriTech Solutions (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, China