Daniel Cheng is the APAC Industrial Cybersecurity Architect for Nexus Controls, a Baker Hughes business. He is responsible for leading the cybersecurity business initiatives across APAC and is focus on helping industrial clients build a robust cybersecurity posture to secure and protect their critical infrastructures with Nexus Controls suite of cybersecurity solutions. Daniel has over 12 years of experience in cybersecurity with extensive experience in risk assessment and threat management. He has held regional roles in APAC and has a strong understanding on the region's cybersecurity landscape and related regulations. Prior to Nexus Control, Daniel has been helping large enterprises in their digital transformation journey and securing their businesses with cyber-resilient solutions tailored to fit their environment.
Regional Cybersecurity Lead (AI-Driven SecOps/OT), SEAHK, Fortinet
Based in Hong Kong. Simonis the Regional Cybersecurity Lead (AI-Driven SecOps/OT) for Fortinet South East Asia and Hong Kong region. He has more than 14 years consulting experience in the cybersecurity industry.
Simonhas a passion in cyber security space and focus deeply on some security solutions, such as EDR/XDR, SIEM and SOAR and OT/SCADA. He holds a Master of Science in Telecommunications from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and numerous certifications such as certified for CISSP-ISSAP and CEH.
APAC Sales Director, Nozomi Networks
Vincent has extensive experience in providing visionary leadership and innovation, while empowering the business strategy, balancing risk, privacy and compliance. For the past 18 years, Vincent has engaged numerous global and enterprise accounts to build and transform their IT/OT and cyber security programs, tailored to address the business requirements and changing threat landscape. His experience involves providing solutions and implementation of cutting-edge networking, cloud, and security technologies.
In his previous capacity at FireEye for the past 5 years, Vincent advised global and strategic customers on how to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber security incidents that can threaten vital assets. Equally important, Vincent devotes time and programs to help companies propagate change in security awareness and behaviors. His clients are engaged in diverse industries, such as critical infrastructure, financial services, government / statutory boards, managed services provider, and oil & gas
RVP, Solutions Engineering, APJ, Claroty
Vijay Vaidyanathan works predominantly on the front lines of customer cybersecurity risks and challenges for their plants, factories and industrial automation control systems.
He has extensive experience in helping industrial and critical infrastructure facilities understand their current status and gaps.
He provides guidance on how to protect productivity and availability considering the active cyber threat landscape around us.
Global Industrial Cybersecurity Architect, Nexus Controls
With more than 18 years’ cybersecurity experience, Ed provides strategic solutions and expert guidance grounded in a position of risk management and safety. His expertise lies in both strategic assessment and resolving real security challenges in oil & gas, power generation, mining, DOD, and homeland security. Ed has a talent for keeping the big picture available while structuring down to specific inter-dependencies between different threat actors, people, process, and technology.
Past accomplishments include former Deputy CISO where he designed and implemented a complete cyber security program ($36M investment), several NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF) security assessments, commercializing new technologies, directing DHS ICE Security Operations Center / Computer Security Incident Response Center (SOC/CSIRC).
Ed is a Fellow of the Academy of Emergency Managers (FAcEM) after completing the master program with the Emergency Management Academy’s Disaster Science Fellowship of FEMA’s Body of Knowledge.
Head of Security Strategy, Transgrid
Braam has more than 25 years of experience in IT and OT security, working across both Australian and South African organisations. With extensive experience in the financial services, government, and utilities sectors, Braam has a wealth of knowledge in both governance and offensive assessment of cybersecurity infrastructure.
In his current role as the head of security strategy at Transgrid, Braam’s primary focus is working with the cyber and physical security teams, as well as the SCADA team, to assess and validate the effectiveness of Transgrid equipment and its security. In addition, Braam’s role involves strategic assessment of Transgrid for its security trajectory relating to the changing Australian cybersecurity landscape.
Senior Vice President Sales, International Emerging & APJ, Fortinet
As SVP of Sales with 17 years’ experience at Fortinet and 25+ years of international leadership experience in the industry, Joe has the proven ability to build and transform high-performance sales teams, create and manage sales pipeline and create true value proposition. He has helped grow Fortinet since it’s early startup phase to a multi-billion dollar market leader. He has covered many sales role within Fortinet, moving to his present role as Sales SVP in 2014. His focus is on sales team transformation strategies to achieve market share dominance in complex, high value-added cybersecurity solutions, and services, for both enterprise corporates and hyper-growth environments in the EMEA and APAC region. Currently managing sales for International Emerging & Asia Pacific Japan regions for Fortinet with a 1100 strong sales team to help grow the company’s annual revenue. He is also managing the Business Unit and GTM strategy for Operational Technology (OT) within EMEA & APJ.
As a sales leader and international speaker, with a strategic vision, he enjoys meeting regularly with executives and officials to discuss strategies on how cybersecurity can be an essential enabler for economic growth, trust, and stability in the modern digital society. He is a graduate of the Manchester Metropolitan University (UK) with a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science and Psychology and holds and a number of management certifications.
Manager, System Engineering, Fortinet
Being a SE Manager, Wesley Lim oversees the country’s solution development efforts in the cybersecurity space. He is responsible for spear-heading and executing Fortinet’s vision and initiatives in developing strategy, piloting the concept and building a long term sustainable solution model for adoption by clients across different market verticals. Wesley works directly with in-country sales force and technical team to address business challenges, technical strategies and investments that addresses industry-wide scenarios.
Wesley Lim holds a Higher Diploma in Computer Studies and has been in the IT industry in for the last 18 years.
Head of Product Management and Industrial Cybersecurity, GE Steam Power Automation and Controls
Industrial Engineer with 12 years of experience in the Power Industry (Alstom & GE) with a distinctive background in Business Strategy, M&A and Product Management.
Building and growing the GE Steam Power Industrial Cybersecurity team from R&D till execution, serving the $4B GE Steam Power Business with OT Cyber solutions.
GE Steam Power is the leader in Steam & Nuclear technologies, with 30% of all Steam Turbines and 50% of all Nuclear Steam Turbines use GE technology in Industrial, Coal, Nuclear and Renewables Power Plants.
Poh Chang Chew
Consulting Systems Engineer, Fortinet
Poh Chang has over 22 years IT experience with 15 years Info Security and 6 years in Virtualization & Cloud. He has been working in a regional role within Asia Pacific for the last 11 years. Poh Chang is currently with Fortinet as a Principal Consultant for Industrial Cyber Security/Critical Infrastructure & Global Alliances APAC. Poh Chang’s previous experience includes Cyber Security Management, ISO 27001, PCI and BC/DR. As an avid evangelist he shares best practices, governance and compliance with Critical Infrastructure industries and in regional conferences organized by IDC APAC and Information Technology Management Association. Prior to Fortinet he was with RSA, Cisco Systems, IBM and e-Cop. He had worked in Security and Virtualization roles covering Pre-Sales, Product Management and Professional Services. He was the key architect in the security centralization and building of a security monitoring facility for a Government agency in Asia and also a national authentication framework for Education.
Director Cybersecurity, Honeywell Connected Enterprise, Honeywell Process Solutions
Phil has worked with Enterprises for over two decades covering domains such as Security, Networking, UCC, Data Centres, Cloud and Telecommunications across the APAC region. He was on the Juniper Network and Security APJ Partner Advisory board and Avaya Network Partner Advisory Council. Phil has helped more than 200 Operational Technology sites increase their Cyber Resiliency addressing standards such as IEC62443 and Australia’s Energy Market Operators Cyber Security Framework and Australia’s Critical National Infrastructure Act, for Oil & Gas, Energy, Mining, Manufacturing and Water Utility sectors. Phil manages the Cyber division for Honeywell in the Pacific region ranging from Honeywell Forge Cyber and the ecosystem of third party security vendors.
Ming Han Lim
Senior Manager, Communications Portfolio, Digital Industries, Siemens
Ming Han, is currently the Senior Manager of the Communications Portfolio, Digital Industries; Siemens Malaysia Sdn Bhd. He has 20 years of experiences in the field of Information Technology for Mobile Networks, Rail, Road and Automation networks. He brings a wealth of experience in Pre Sales, Engineering, as well as Project Management.
As an Engineer, he deployed large scale (national) Mobile Networks before contributing as Project Manager and Pre Sales Manager - His current role focusses on the Communications and CyberSecurity portfolio of Siemens, Industrial Information Technology included: to create new market penetration, manage daily operation of the business ensuring sustainability and profitability.
Ming Han holds a Bachelors of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics Engineering as well as a Masters in Science Communication Systems and Signal Processing (University of Bristol, UK). In addition, he holds a Cisco Sales Expert and ITIL accreditation to his Siemens Certified Professional Industrial Network certificate.
Maria Carmela T. Migriño
Vice President & Group Chief Information Security Officer, Meralco
Mel is the Vice President and the Group Chief Information Security Officer of Meralco (largest Power Distribution in the Philippines) and its subsidiaries. She has more than 20 years experience in Information Security Management, Privacy, Cyber Security Operations Center, Business Continuity, Risk Management, Disaster Recovery, IT Audit and Project Management. She is also the co-founder of the Philippine Women in Cyber Alliance (PWCA) which focuses on empowering and inspiring women in Security. She was awarded as IFSEC Global Influencer Top 20 on September 2020 under the Security Executives category.
Prior to joining Meralco, she was the Vice President for Information Security, Privacy and Enterprise Risk Management of the largest Fintech Company wherein she established the compliance program on Data Privacy and led the strategy for application and infrastructure security. She led the development of the Security Operations Center and spearheaded the Enterprise Risk Management Framework and initiatives. Also, she served as the Cyber Security Director of Deloitte Philippines where she led Technology Risk Management Projects servicing clients within Southeast Asia. Further, she expanded the cyber security capability in the Philippines and increased the foot print of the firm in the local market by establishing strategic partnerships in the Philippines and within Asia Pacific.
M. Yousuf Faisal
Senior Manager - APAC, Emerging Technology IT & OT Cyber Security Solutions, NTT
Yousuf is a Senior Manager APAC, IT/OT Emerging Technology Cybersecurity solutions, part of NTT - Security Division, leading presales, solutioning and advisory services delivery for OT/IOT Cyber Security engagements for the APAC region, with special focus on OT/IOT/IIOT security, WhiteHat Security AST Solutions (part of DevSecOps), and hybrid Next-Gen SOC consulting and others cybersecurity areas.
With 20 years of successful industry experience in IT & OT related Cyber Security advisory / consulting; leading several IT & OT GRC type enterprise cybersecurity assessments, regulatory compliance reviews, ISO 27001 (gap analysis / cyber security assessments / remediation), PCI DSS (gap analysis / remediation / certification audits) & IT audits, CSIRT, SIEM, SOC & MSSP evaluation and reviews, infrastructure design & implementation, awareness trainings, secure infrastructure, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing and digital forensics projects. Have experience working with organizations of all sizes and across multiple industry sectors, including power/utility (critical infrastructure), manufacturing (food & beverages, automotive, chemicals, sugar, fibre, textile, plastic & others), financial services industries, mobile & telecom operators, hospitality & gaming sector, retail, media, healthcare industries, mobile POS, professional services and law firms throughout APAC region.
GICSP, CISSP, CISM, CISA, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, Claroty / Nozomi / CyberX Certified, ex-PCI QSA.
Lim Thian Chin
Director, Critical Info Infrastructure Division Division , Cyber Security Agency of Singapore
Thian Chin is leading the Critical Information Infrastructure (CII) Division at the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA). The division is responsible for building the cyber resilience of the Nation’s essential services across 11 CII sectors covering government, utilities, transport and services clusters. His team works with sectoral regulators to strengthen the cyber resilience of CIIs, to promote confidence-building measures and to deepen the public-private partnership between the government and CII stakeholders. Thian Chin also represents Singapore in International and regional cybersecurity forums where he shares his knowledge on CII protection and cybersecurity capability building.
Thian Chin has over 19 years of experience in Information & Technology governance, risk management, resilience and compliance, and Operational Technology cybersecurity. Prior to joining CSA in August 2015, he was responsible for the regional Technology Governance function in United Overseas Bank. He also led the Technology Risk function in GIC from 2008 – 2013. In his earlier years, he was a Manager and had led a team of auditors in Information Technology in Ernst & Young.
Thian Chin holds an Executive Masters (Cybersecurity) with Brown University, a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University and is an alumnus of the George C Marshall European Center for Security Studies. He is certified as a CGEIT, CDPSE, CRISC, CISM, CISSP, CISA, GICSP and SABSA practitioner.
Manager System Engineer, Fortinet
Kurniawan has enjoyed more than 13 years in the technology industry, working for major industry players like IBM, F5, and now holds the position of Systems Engineer Manager at Fortinet.
Kurniawan has a passion in cyber security space and focus deeply on some security solutions, such as Application Security, Advanced Threat Prevention (ATP), Cloud and Networking Security. He has enabled numerous large enterprises to transform their IT infrastructures and future-proof their technology. Throughout his career, he has several professional IT certifications from technology providers, such as Fortinet, Cisco, F5, Juniper, IBM, Brocade, and AWS.
Kurniawan holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB). Whilst happily working from home, he misses the travel aspect of his life which enabled him to meet and learn with different people all over the world.
Security Strategist, FortiGuard Labs, Fortinet
Jonas is a passionate cybersecurity professional with more than eight years of expertise in networking and security. Jonas loves technology and lives in Asia's technology capital, Singapore. He is a digital native who is interested in offensive security and cyber. In his role at Fortinet, he works in a strategic engagement team. They combine data science with security strategy and facilitate tactics to support security portfolio planning. Jonas specializes in industry threat expertise with in-depth knowledge in threat intelligence, exploits, penetration testing, artificial intelligence, and advanced malware concepts. He understands the other side of the Internet, the dark side that most people don't talk about.
As a cybersecurity expert, Jonas advises and engages clients and executive leaders on solution strategies in several industry segments. He works closely with FortiGuard Labs and Fortinet System Engineering to respond to advanced threats as they break – and proactively plans to stay ahead of the curve. He invests his time into hacking, fitness, poker, and enjoying delicious food in his spare time.
Security industry visionary
Security industry trends
Offensive and Defensive Training
Director, Operational Technology, Asia Pacific, Fortinet
Emmanuel Miranda is the APAC Operational Technology Director at Fortinet, with 20 years of experience in the OT environment and with significant exposure on EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) in the power sector.
At Fortinet, Emmanuel will strategize solutions to address customers concerns and challenges to secure their ICS architectures.
Prior to Fortinet, Emmanuel honed his expertise through past positions in Alstom and General Electric, where he was the Service Director in charge of the power installed base. Emmanuel also held previous roles in Engineering, Project Management, Sales & Services.
Emmanuel started his career in France, then moved to Egypt to commission an Industrial Control System (ICS) for a gas fired power plant, and was also involved in the post-war rehabilitation of a power plant in Kosovo. He then relocated to Dubai for another ICS project in the aluminum smelting industry and later spent four years in India before shifting to Malaysia in 2009, where he is now based in Kuala Lumpur.
Emmanuel holds professional qualifications in Process Automation from ENCPB, Paris 11, University.
Founder & Program Chair, ICS Security Consultant, S4 Events
For over 15 years he has been on the leading/bleeding edge helping security conscious asset owners effectively and efficiently manage risk to their critical assets. He has pioneered numerous ICS security tools and techniques, such as the first intrusion detection signatures for ICS that are now in every commercial product. In 2007 Dale created the S4 Events to showcase the best offensive and defensive work in ICS security and build a community. S4 is now the largest and most advanced ICS event in the world. Dale is constantly pushing and prodding the ICS community to move faster and get better.
Director Security Solutions Australia, Fortinet
In his role as Director of Security Solutions Australia, Corne will drive new Advanced Technologies within the Fortinet business. His role is to provide leadership and strategy for technical, pre-sales and support initiatives, and he also works closely with Fortinet customers to assess their risk posture and reduce risk to an acceptable level.
Corne has more than 15 years experience in cybersecurity and delivering cyber-resilient solutions, with a focus on hybrid cloud environments and artificial intelligence. Prior to Fortinet, Corne was responsible for curating the security team at MTN and more recently working in application and data security as part of the Global Solutions Architecture team (APJ) at Imperva. He has also worked at Fortinet previously as a Systems Engineer.
General Manager, Southeast Asia, ARC Advisory Group
Bob Gill is responsible for managing ARC Advisory Group’s business operations and market research activities in Southeast Asia. ARC provides technology research, advisory and consulting services to the world’s leading industrial automation and software suppliers as well as to prominent end-user companies in the manufacturing, infrastructure and energy sectors.
Bob’s work experience includes engineering roles at British Aerospace, General Electric Company, and the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech). At GEC in the UK, he was project manager for a factory data collection system which included the successful implementation of the UK's first fieldbus network. In Singapore, he was a member of the SIMTech project team that developed the warehouse control system for Singapore Airlines' first fully automated cargo terminal (T6). The project received the Institute of Engineers Singapore (IES) Prestigious Engineering Award in 2003.
He graduated from the University of Wales (UK) with a BSc in Electronics and an MSc in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and also holds an MBA from NTU in Singapore. As well as many articles for industry trade publications, he is a contributing author to books including Action Learning Cases in Organisational Behaviour, and Many Ships, One Boat: Expat Tales and Tips.
Principal Consultant, SEAHK, Fortinet
Anthony is a pioneer of cyber-security and governance in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region, with over 24 years’ professional experience, as a business leader, consultant, advocate, instructor and auditor. His current areas of interest include cloud security, smart cities / nation, application security, policy & audit, operational technology and risk management.
He has held inaugural senior regional executive roles at Check Point, CA and IBM, co-authored an international technical professional certification for cloud security, is a university fellow and an adjunct instructor and module developer for some tertiary academic & professional institutions. He has presented at many government, business, industry and academic seminars, committees and media (print, broadcast, internet).
Director OT Solutions, Fortinet
Andrew Sheedy is the director of operational technology (OT) solutions at Fortinet Australia and New Zealand. His focus is on helping clients build a robust cybersecurity posture to protect OT and critical infrastructure.
Andrew has more than 20 years of experience in the technology sector, including cybersecurity roles at Speedcast Managed Services, Context Information Security, Splunk, and Security Infrastructure Solutions. He spent 10 years as director of Data Management Australia and 12 years as managing director at Glen Eldon wines. Andrew also spent 13 years in the Australian defence force where he rose to the rank of captain at 5/6 RVR and trained officer cadets.
In his role at Glen Eldon wines, Andrew built an industrial control system from scratch, which piqued his interest in securing OT systems.
Andrew holds ISO/IEC 27001 certification as a lead auditor with documentation, policy, and procedure writing expertise. He also holds a graduate certificate and a graduate diploma in business administration from Swinburne University of Technology.
Business Development, Fabric & SD-WAN, SEAHK, Fortinet
Andrew Moey is responsible for Fortinet's Fabric and SD-WAN Business in SEA & Hong Kong, specifically driving the AI-enabled Security Operations business in the region.
As a seasoned Technologist, Andrew has broad experience across Vendors and Solution Providers to strategize, position and execute Infrastructure and Cybersecurity initiatives in the Telco and Enterprise space.