2016 Nomination Review Committee
Dr. Kamlesh Bajaj, Ph D, Mentor Professor, NIIT University
Dr. Kamlesh Bajaj holds a Ph.D. (Physics) from McMaster University, Canada; and a Masters degree in Physics from the University of Delhi. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences (FNASc), and a Fellow of the Institution of Electronics Engineers (FIETE). He is also a Distinguished Fellow, EastWest Institute, New York. Dr. Bajaj was the Founder CEO of Data Security Council of India – an industry initiative - in cyber security and data privacy. At DSCI, Dr. Bajaj guided the development of best practices Frameworks for data security and privacy protection. He has served on various Government Committees on cyber security, privacy and ICT, and contributed to the activities of global bodies like OECD and EWI. He was also the Founder Director of the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In); he directed the cyber security initiatives in the government. He has published and lectured extensively on the IT Act 2000, cyber security and cyber crimes, privacy and data protection, Internet governance, e-commerce, digital signatures, in national and international journals and conferences. He has authored two books, and co-authored two books. Dr Bajaj also helped set up the techno-legal infrastructure for PKI in the country. He also served as Global Head, Information Risk Management Consulting Practice, Tata Consultancy Services.
Prinya Hom-anek, CISSP, CSSLP, SSCP, SANS GIAC GCFW, CGEIT, CRISC, CISA, CISM, President & Founder, ACIS Professional Center
Prinya Hom-anek has over twenty years of Information Technology (IT) and Information Security specialist, consulting and training experience in Network and Data communication, Internet and Network Security, Information Security, Fraud and Forensic Investigation, Penetration Testing, ISMS and generic information security consulting in both public and private sectors. He is recognized as a pioneer in the field of information security in the Asia-Pacific region. He is an advisor to the Thai Ministries Defense and Ministry of ICT on national cybersecurity issues, he also serves on several boards, including the (ISC)2 Asian Advisory Board, ISACA Thailand Committee, ITSMF Thailand Committee, Electronic Transaction Commission Security Sub-commitee and Thailand Information Security Association (TISA) committee and secretary. His objective is implementing Thailand’s first National Cybersecurity Awareness Program, he investigated successful national cybersecurity strategies; training programs for IT professionals; and mechanisms to educate technology users about best practices in cybersecurity.
He published Information Security articles over 130 articles in magazines and newspapers such as eEnterprise, eLeader, Telecom Journal, Thairath, DailyNews, The Nation and Bangkok Post. He is frequently invited to appear in TV and radio program in Thailand providing his expert opinion on Information Security related topics.
He founded and served as the president and founder for the most successful Information Security Training, Consulting and Managed Security Services Provider in Thailand called “ACIS Professional Center” or “ACIS”. He has grown ACIS into one of the leading information security training and consulting firms in Thailand.
Mr. Hom-anek has provided consultancy for many international organization and he is a visiting lecturer at a number of universities and college within Thailand on Information Security and IT audit.
Haruto Kitano, CISSP, JGISP, Senior Manager, Deliotte Tohmatsu Risk Services Co, Ltd.
Haruto Kitano is currently senior manager and consultant for Deloitte Tohmatsu Risk Services Co., Ltd. His consulting is focused on security and risk management governance, database security, identity management, regulatory compliance, and privacy.
He is currently a committee member of the Database Security Consortium in Japan and a member of the member of (ISC)² Asian Advisory Board. Mr. Kitano has been a vocal professional within the IT security industry in Japan. He is currently attending the Institute of Information Security (IISEC), the first Japanese graduate school specializing in information security, where he is researching security management.
Chuan-Wei Hoo, CISSP, CISA, CFE, BCCE, 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..
SC Leung, CISSP, CISA, CBCP, Senior Consultant, Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre.
SC Leung is currently the Senior Consultant of the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre, supervising the security incident response team and coordinating with local and overseas parties. He has over 20 years of working experience serving banking, Internet solution provider, telecommunication and the consultancy industries.
SC Leung holds several information security designations including CISSP, CISA and CBCP. He is a frequent speaker in promoting information security awareness. He had been invited to speak for Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Hong Kong Police Force, Government departments, schools and local non-governmental organizations, while he had also spoken in overseas conferences of the ISC2, APECTEL, CNCERT/CC of China and National University of Singapore. He was a holder of the (ISC)2 the President's Award 2013 and the honoree of the Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievement 2007 for his voluntary work and product neutral security awareness education to the public.
He was the Founding Chairman of Professional Information Security Association (PISA) in Hong Kong and previously the Chairperson of Internet Society Hong Kong. He is also serving as board member of Cloud Security Alliance Hong Kong and Macau Chapter and the Chief Editor of PISA Journal. His interests include cloud security, cybercrime prevention, botnet detection, cyber security drill, disruptive computing, Internet governance and Internet freedom and privacy.
Dr Jae-Woo Lee, Fellow of (ISC)², CISA, CISM,
Co-Chairperson (ISC)² Asian Advisory Council, Chair Professor
Graduate School of International Affairs and Information, Dongguk
Dr. Lee is the Chair Professor at Dongguk University, Graduate School of International Affairs & Information and President of Cyber Forensic Professional Association in Seoul, South Korea. He is also Co-Chairperson of the (ISC)² Asian Advisory Board, chairperson of the Advisory Board of CSO Association in Seoul and senior advisor of the Korea Industrial Security Institute.
Following his retirement as a Major General from the Korean Air Force, Dr. Lee pursued his career in the information security profession. He holds a Master of Science degree in systems management from the University of Southern California, USA, and received his Doctorate degree from Konkuk University in South Korea.
Dr. Lee has served in numerous leadership and advisory capacities within the industry, including: the first president of the Korea Information Security Agency; an organizer of the Korea National Computerization Agency and a board member of the Korean Governmental Security Committee; and Chairperson of the National Information System Security and Audit Committee, the Office of Supreme Public Prosecutor's advisory board and the Ministry of National Defense advisory board. He received three major medals and presidential awards from the South Korean government and the Legion of Merit Medal from the U.S.A. His writings and published books include Information System Audit Manual, Guidelines for Information Systems Security, System Security Management and Cyber Warfare.
Frankie Li, CISSP, Security Researcher, Dragon Threat Labs; Honoree, Information Security Practitioner Category, 2015 (ISC)² Asia-Pacific ISLA
Frankie Li is an independent researcher specializing in computer forensics and malware analysis. His current research is APT Malware Attribution and making use of OSINT to identify possible malicious adversaries. He is a member of Information Security and Forensics Society (ISFS), Professional Internet Security Association (PISA), International High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) and a member of Honeynet Project, Hong Kong Chapter. He is a lecturer of Malware Analysis classes offered by Hong Kong University, Digital Forensics classes offered by HKU SPACE and mentor of SANS Institute's malware and forensics classes offered in Hong Kong. He is also a speaker in Blackhat USA 2014, HITCON 2014, ISSummit 2014 and Suits & Spooks Singapore 2014. In December 2014, he setup Dragon Threat Labs with @int0x00 and ipine[*]. Frankie holds a master degree of ECom/IComp from Hong Kong University. He also holds several industry destinations, including GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) and GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM).
Prof. Jill Slay AM, PhD, FACS, CP, MIEEE, Fellow of (ISC)², CISSP, CCFP, Director, Australian Centre for Cyber Security, School of Engineering and Information Technology, University of New South Wales, (ISC)² Asia-Pacific Advisory Council member
Jill Slay is director of the Australian Centre for Cyber Security
at UNSW Canberra@ADFA. This cross-disciplinary centre has developed critical mass in research and teaching in cybersecurity to serve the Australian Government and Defence Force and help strengthen the Digital Economy. She has established an international research reputation in forensic computer science, IT security, critical infrastructure protection and cyber terrorism.
Prof. Slay has completed the supervision of 16 PhDs (mostly in this research area) and has worked in large collaborative projects with industrial partners internationally. With a variety of collaborators, she instigated cross-disciplinary research that draws on social science, anthropology, law, drugs and crime, police and justice studies, as well as systems and communications engineering and IT. Prof. Slay has published one book and more than 135 refereed book chapters, journal articles and research papers in information assurance, critical infrastructure protection, security and forensic computing in the last 10 years.
Freddy Tan, CISSP, Member, (ISC)² Board of Directors & Director, Business Development, Enterprise Security, Singapore Telecoms (SingTel)
Freddy Tan is the Director Business Development, Singapore Telecoms (SingTel). His responsibilities include communicating SingTel's security strategy, identifying emerging security trends, and responding with appropriate security products and services. He is also responsible for cultivating relationships with the governments, industry associations and academia to foster a spirit of collaboration and mutual support in Asia. He was awarded the (ISC)² President's Award in 2003 in recognition of his volunteer work with (ISC)² and had served as Chairperson of the (ISC)² Board of Directors for 2012 and 2013 and co-chairperson of the (ISC)² Board of Directors for 2010 and 2012. He had also served as a member of (ISC)² Asia Advisory Board. In 2013, he was appointed as the APAC Strategy Advisor for Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). Freddy is also the President of Security & Governance Chapter, Singapore IT Federation (SiTF) and Vice President and founding member of the Singapore Association of Information Security Professionals (AISP). He also is a resource person for the UN-ESCAP Academy Training for ICT for Development (ICTD) Capacity-Building program where he has delivered an Information Security and Privacy module in Korea and Myanmar. He has over 25 years of experience in information security serving with the Singapore government and six with Microsoft. He has presented on security in Bangladesh, Brunei, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vietnam and has also been called upon by media in Bangladesh, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, United States and Vietnam for his opinions regarding cybersecurity.
Wansuck Yi, CISSP, Director, Infrastructure Protection Division, Korea Internet & Security Agency
Wan S. Yi is a director, Infrastructure Protection Division in Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA). He received BS degree in Computer Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in US. He also received MS degree in information security from Dongguk University and Ph.D. in computer engineering from SungKyunKwan University in Korea. Since 2014, he is a adjunct professor at SungKyunKwan University. He served in a variety of important career building assignments including Director of IT Security Planning Team, IT Security Evaluation Team, IT Service Security Team and CIP Team. Finally, he served as the VP of Internet Incident Prevention Division and International Cooperation Group. Before joining KISA, he worked for Hyundai Information Technology, LTD. During his military service, he was an Aide de Camp for Deputy Commander in Chief, ROK/US Combined Forces Command. He retired from service in 1994 as a Korean Air Force lieutenant. His award includes two ROK/US CFC DCINC Awards (1993, 1994), US Army Achievement medal (1993) and commendation Medal (1993), National Intelligence Service Award (2000), ISC² ISLA (2008), (ISC)² Presidential Award (2008), Minister of Public Affairs and Security Award (2009), and ROK President Award (2012).