Mohd Zabri Adil Bin Tablib plays major role of ensuring the competent and efficient overall strategic and operations of CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) Cybersecurity Responsive Services Division. The division consists of Digital Forensics Department, MyCERT Department, Cyber Risk Intelligence Department and Secure Technologies Services Department. Zabri graduated with a Bachelor Degree of Computer Science (2001) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and obtained his Master in Business Administration (2018) from University Kebangsaan Malaysia. He has more than 18 years experiences in handling computer crimes, computer-related crimes forensics examination for various law enforcement agencies in Malaysia. This is also including handling e-discovery cases for civil claim and corporate domestic inquiry. Zabri has completed the digital evidence case investigation circle by testifying in Malaysia High Court, Session Court, Intellectual Property Court, Magistrate Court and Royal Commission of Inquiry including many high-profile cases. Zabri is also among the pioneer scientists in CyberSecurity Malaysia cyber forensics research and his current interest is in vehicle forensics research area.
Thomas Roccia is a seasoned cybersecurity professional with more than 10 years of industry experience. His core expertise lies in threat intelligence and malware analysis, and he currently serves as a Senior Security Researcher at Microsoft.
Throughout his career, Thomas has travelled the globe, managed critical outbreaks and worked on some of the most notorious cyber-attacks in history. His work in tracking cybercrime and nation-state campaigns has allowed him to collaborate with various law enforcement agencies.
Aside from his professional work, Thomas is a regular speaker at security conferences; he is committed to sharing his expertise and learning from the experiences of others. Contributing to the open-source community is also a significant part of his work.
Since 2015, Thomas has been spearheading the Unprotect Project, an open database dedicated to 8malware evasion techniques. His dedication to sharing knowledge extends to social media, where he is known for posting findings from his work.
Asmaa Kotb is the CEO of KoCyber LTD. With a deep passion for cybersecurity, Asmaa has accumulated extensive experience in the field through her various roles across different industries. Her knowledge has been built upon a strong foundation of hands-on experience in professional penetration testing engagements, Capture The Flag (CTF) competitions, and platforms like Hack The Box and VulnHub. Her dedication to the industry has led to invitations as a speaker at numerous professional conferences and television interviews and Universities, sharing insights on how to begin a career in cybersecurity and engaging in discussions on current and trending cybersecurity topics.
Continuing her mission to share knowledge and empower others, Asmaa has embarked on creating Arabic walkthrough videos on YouTube. These videos aim to simplify the methodology of owning vulnerable machines and provide step-by-step guidance for Hack The Box challenges.
Brian Hay is a security evangelist; thought leader; mentor; public speaker; executive roundtable facilitator; CISO advisor. He has a rare blend of cyber security skills and business attributes. Long considered a Thought Leader in the world of Cyber Security he learned his craft not from the technical demands of the industry but rather by focusing on the activities of organised crime and cyber criminals. Having developed the security concept of the “Lifecycle of Cybercrime” he consults with key clients to understand their business strategies and seeks to assist organisational objectives whilst ensuring the highest levels of security. In 2009 Brian was the recipient of an international award from McAfee for efforts in combating cybercrime. Brian is also the recipient of the Australian Police Medal, and in 2010 he was the recipient of the National AusCERT Award for Individual Excellence in Information Security. He has a Masters in Public Policy and Administration and former President of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (Brisbane Chapter).
Ian Thornton-Trump CD is an ITIL certified IT professional with 30 years of experience in IT security and information technology. From 1989 to 1992, Ian served with the Canadian Forces (CF), Military Intelligence Branch; in 2002, he joined the CF Military Police Reserves and retired as a Public Affairs Officer in 2013. After a year with the RCMP as a Criminal Intelligence Analyst, Ian worked as a cyber security analyst/consultant for multi-national insurance, banking, and regional health care verticals. Today, as Chief Information Security Officer for Cyjax Ltd. (UK) & Chief Technical Officer of Octopi Managed Services Inc. (Canada), Ian has deep experience with the threats facing small, medium and enterprise businesses. His research and experience have made him a sought-after cyber security consultant specializing in building security operations, working as a vCISO, and sharing his passion for building effective cyber threat intelligence programs for small, medium, and enterprise organizations.
Tanvinder Singh is the Cyber Security Director of PwC Malaysia. He has 18 + years of cross industry experience defining, developing and executing change and cybersecurity strategies in large organisations. He has a proven track record as a thought-leader with broad subject matter knowledge in information security domains and success in developing, implementing cybersecurity technologies for large institutions. Tanvinder is adept at managing both projects and people, as seen through this experience formulating technology strategy and platform architecture, while leading large change initiatives across cybersecurity.
Brenda Van Rensburg is a highly regarded international speaker, renowned for her 20+ years of digital technology expertise, complemented with her knowledge in law. With her extensive experience in ethical hacking and practical understanding of evolving threats and vulnerabilities, she is able to keep her approach to data security and privacy relevant and effective. Employing a risk-based methodology, Brenda is able to discern the specific business needs of organization and implement tailored security measures and GRC controls that promotes safe and secure operations.
Her main goal is to deliver captivating talks with topics that are current and applicable. Brenda's ability to bridge the gap between technology and real-world application, combined with her legal acumen, makes her a sought-after professional in this field
Oleg Skulkin is the Head of Cyber Threat Intelligence at BI.ZONE. He has 10+ years of experience in digital forensics, incident response and cyber threat intelligence. Co-authored and authored multiple threat research reports and books on DFIR, including award-winning Practical Mobile Forensics and Incident Response Techniques for Ransomware Attacks. Spoke at PHDays, CyberCrimeCon, OFFZONE, Magnet User Summit and CactusCon. Oleg has worked in the fields of digital forensics, incident response, and cyber threat intelligence and research for almost a decade, fueling his passion for uncovering new techniques used by hidden adversaries.
Chris Cubbage is Director and Executive Editor for MySecurity Media and principal security consultant with Amlec House. With over 30 years’ experience, Chris is a multi-certified security professional with a formative 15 years policing background, including as a Homicide Detective and Australian Crime Commission Senior Investigator. Chris is author of Corporate Security in the Asia Pacific Region, Security Risk Management in Corporate Governance and publisher of Cyber Risk Leaders by Shamane Tan. Chris is host of MySec.TV, Cyber Security Weekly Podcast and editor of the Australian Cyber Security Magazine and Cyber Risk Leaders Magazine.
Aatif Khan is a data-driven, seasoned AI & cyber security expert who is passionate about creating customer-focused products. His focus centers around developing cyber defense strategies, establishing security operations for large enterprises, developing data protection strategies, implementing data privacy in day-to-day operations, and developing AI strategy, governance, and risk management programs for enterprises. He specializes in building and scaling security programmes from start-ups to Fortune 500 organizations.
With 15+ years of experience in information security, Aatif has spoken at numerous conferences such as BlackHat, SANS & UK NCSC CyberThreat London, Security BSides London, Cyber Security Asia Malaysia, OWASP Amsterdam, @Hack, etc., amongst other conferences across the EMEA region. He has been interviewed by the Associated Press, Voice of America, Hakin9, and numerous other media channels for his expertise on emerging cybersecurity threats. Aatif holds a Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence from LJMU, UK, and is currently working on AI-driven advanced threat detection and response with modern security analytics. He is also currently serving as a Board Review member of BlackHat MEA.
Mohamed Youssef is the Control Systems Cyber Security Assoctiation International (CS2AI ) Dubai Chapter President . He is also the director and ICS/OT expert at SecuriCIP with over 20 years of experience in critical infrastructure mega multi-billion US dollars projects and operations across several critical sectors including as Government, Transportation, Oil and Gas, Utilities and Energy. lead OT / ICS Cyber Security projects and which include consulting activities such as vulnerability and risk assessments, and also includes design and implementations. Speaker in several conferences around the world such as in UAE, Egypt, KSA, USA, Netherlands, Turkey, and Azerbaijan. has certifications such as PECB Lead SCADA Security Manager, SANS Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, and ISA/IEC 62443 certifications.
Dr Carrine Teoh is Chief Strategy Officer at Bond Holdings. With 20 years of experience in engineering technology and cybersecurity, her areas of expertise are CNI protection, standards and privacy. She has vast experience in cybersecurity frameworks, ISO 27001, Common Criteria, PDPA, Cyber Ethics and Critical Infrastructure Protection. She is passionate about synergy of business and technology, emphasizing on digital economy and cybersecurity. Dr Carrine advocates women in technology especially in cybersecurity. She champions empowerment and active involvement of women in technology and cybersecurity. Dr Carrine is Vice President of ASEAN CIO Association. Dr Carrine was awarded Top 30 Women in Cybersecurity in ASEAN 2021.
Gillian van Rensburg is a passionate Privacy Specialist at Virtual Gaming Worlds (VGW) based in Australia. She has a diverse background in business law, data privacy and cyber security, specialising in the area of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC). She provides privacy advice to all business units and monitors changes to legislation across the EU, USA, Canada and Australia. Armed with these skills, she has made it her mission to empower both individuals and organisations with practical knowledge and ideas while keeping it fun and engaging. She is a rising star in the industry of privacy and emerging technology and enjoys sparking discussions around current and future trends.
Abhinav Mishra is a seasoned cybersecurity expert with 12+ years of experience. He is the founder & CEO of Enciphers, a growing cybersecurity company. Abhinav has worked with numerous companies worldwide, from unicorns to start-ups, helping them strengthen their digital infrastructure. He is an author, speaker, and trainer, having delivered talks and conducted training sessions at conferences globally. Abhinav’s deep knowledge and expertise in cybersecurity frameworks and best practices have enabled him to provide tailored solutions to organizations, protecting their critical assets from evolving cyber threats. Through Enciphers, Abhinav continues to make a significant impact in the field of cybersecurity.
Shahmeer Amir a renowned Ethical Hacker and the 3rd most accomplished bug hunter has helped over 400 Fortune companies resolve critical security issues in their systems. He founded multiple entrepreneurial ventures in the field of Cyber Security, and currently leads three startups in four countries.
As the CEO of Younite, Shahmeer's premier company is working on next-generation audio-video communication technologies. He is also the CEO of Veiliux, Asia's first mainstream Cyber Security startup present in the Asia Pacific, UAE, and the UK. Authiun, another startup, is a complete passwordless authentication solution for the 21st century.
Shahmeer is the Cyber Security Advisor to the Ministry of Finance Government of Pakistan, involved in multiple projects regarding Deep Sea Tracking, Digital Transformation of Legislation, and Digitization of Pakistani Cultural Content. He is also a member of Forbes Technology Council.. He has authored three books, including Bug Bounty Hunting Essentials, and a dozen research papers.
Shahmeer is a highly sought-after keynote speaker on Cyber Security, Blockchain, and other technologies, having been invited to over 80 conferences globally. including Blackhat, GiSec, FIC, AEC Alberta, Hackfest and many more. He has also been accepted at multiple prestigious academic institutions in their entrepreneurship programs, including Stanford.
Lee Han Ther is a seasoned speaker on cyber and digital technologies. He currently serves as the APAC Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Ridge Security a US based cyber security start up. In this capacity, he is tasked to drive the technology, solutioning, and go to market of Ridge Security. His cloud security experience surged during his role as an Enterprise Security Architect for a large telecommunication company.He has spoken in many conferences in country and a few overseas. He has served as one of the past Board of Directors on the Information System Audit & Control Association (ISACA) Malaysia’s chapter and is serving as the industry advisor for Monash University Malaysia’s Faculty of IT.
Ankit Giri is a Tech enthusiast, Public speaker, and a blogger, Ankit has a diverse background in writing informational blogs. A penetration tester & Product security Tech Lead by profession with 8+ years of experience. He has taken up research in the field of Mobile app security, cloud security, DevSecOps practices and progression, and product security as a whole. He has been contributing to Cyberspace as a BOS member in universities to build academic exposure and course content to help future cybersecurity professionals to learn and grow. Part time bug bounty hunter. Featured in Hall of fame of EFF,GM, SONY, HTC, Pagerduty, HTC, AT&T, Mobikwik and with multiple other Hall Of Fames. He has been a regular feature at Null and OWASP Delhi Chapter, TestTribe and Peerlyst meetups.
Carla McCarthy is an experienced investigator of 27 years with the Queensland Police Service. Having attained the rank of Senior Sergeant and the qualification of Detective she gained first-hand the experience of leadership, management, problem solving, planning, organising, training and administration. Carla had many years of experience working in the Fraud and Cybercrime Group as well as a range of other investigative disciplines. This experience saw her selected to be the National Coordinator, Writer and Manager of a National Terrorism Exercise that culminated in the deployment of hundreds of personnel in a variety of incident response roles in a “live” event. This was supported by a range of Desktop Exercises all designed to test a draft national policy that she wrote for the establishment of Terrorist Incident Response Centres.
This Policy was later adopted into Queensland legislation. Carla then took a senior training position within the Queensland Police Incident Command Team and then later the Queensland Police Leadership Centre honing her excellent presentation skills. An experienced and qualified Course designer and assessor, Carla brings a unique insight and rare skills blend into the world of Cyber Security. Carla joins the CCS Team adding further to an extraordinary skill set that will service the needs of the CCS client and their challenging environments.
Semi Yulianto is a highly accomplished cybersecurity professional with more than 20 years of experience. He is renowned for his expertise in various IT domains, including application and software development, network infrastructure, and security. His extensive knowledge and skills earned him a strong reputation, making him an idol in the cybersecurity industry. The semi is dedicated to sharing expertise through high-quality IT training, catering to individuals at all skill levels. His instructional portfolio covers a wide range of IT security courses and excels in areas such as vulnerability assessments, ethical hacking, and IT audits. He is deeply passionate about Exploit Writing, Malware Analysis, and Cloud Computing Security, which is evident in his cutting-edge virtual environments for realistic cybersecurity exercises
Sandeep is the Managing Director for Cyber Security and Technology Risk APAC at State
Street. He has over 20 years of diverse experience in assisting large financial institutions and
other industry verticals achieve their business objectives by being resilient towards ever-
growing, complex cyber threats.
Having developed and executed multi-year, cyber transformation and remediation programs at
several banks, he successfully achieved significant risk reduction and met stringent regulatory requirements globally. He remains committed to building and leading world-class teams and driving an inclusive culture.
A technologist at heart, he is passionate about emerging and cutting-edge innovations in
Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Automation and Digital Assets. Before joining State Street, Sandeep held various leadership roles at Standard Chartered, Insurance
Australia Group and Westpac Bank. He has also worked for Hewlett Packard helping key
clients on several technology transformation programs.
Sandeep earned his Bachelor in IT with an E-commerce specialization from Central
Queensland University, Australia and now lives in Singapore with his wife and daughter.
He continues to mentor students, graduates and young corporate warriors achieve their full potential.
Hassan Khan is a highly experienced Security Researcher with a proven track record of internet-wide scanning and penetration testing. A sought-after speaker, Hassan recently presented at the BlackHatMEA 2022 conference. His expertise extends to Ruby security, where he has conducted extensive research over the past few years. As a certified OSCP (Offensive Security Certified Professional), Hassan has also made a name for himself as a successful bug bounty hunter on both HackerOne and Bugcrowd. Hassan's achievements have earned him recognition in the industry, including inclusion in the Google Security Hall of Fame (2017), Twitter Security Hall of Fame (2017), and Microsoft Security Hall of Fame (2017). He has also conducted extensive research into WordPress security and won the HackFest CTF competition. In addition to his research, Hassan is also the developer of GemScanner.py and an npm scanner for account hijacking, further demonstrating his commitment to the security field and his skills as a developer.