Dato' Ts. Dr. Haji Amirudin Bin Abdul Wahab
Chief Executive Officer, CyberSecurity Malaysia
Panel Discussion Panelist Profile
DATO' Ts. DR HAJI AMIRUDIN ABDUL WAHAB FASc (“Dato’ Ts. Dr. Amir”) is the Chief Executive Officer of CyberSecurity Malaysia - a cybersecurity specialist and technical agency that monitors e-sovereignty of the country. He has more than 30 years of ICT working experience in the telecom and IT sector in both public as well as private sectors.
Under his leadership in CyberSecurity Malaysia, Dato’ Ts. Dr. Amir contributed to the Malaysia’s achievement in attaining top 10 world ranking at the International Telecom Union (ITU) Global Cyber Security Index Studies. CyberSecurity Malaysia was awarded ‘Best Cyber Security Innovation Award’ 2015 by FireEye Global; conferred a ‘Winner of World Summit of the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes’ 2020 and won ‘Champion Prizes’ for two consecutive years in 2016 and 2017.
Dato’ Ts. Dr. Amir spearheaded various international cybersecurity platforms and currently Chair to AP-CERT since 2019 till now.
Dato’ Ts. Dr. Amir had built a strong reputation for developing effective, unique strategies, incubating new models and designs and maintains a well-deserved national and international reputation where he had been invited as keynote speakers and panellist in various local and international conferences.
Dato’ Ts. Dr. Amir holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering (ITEE), University of Queensland, Australia; Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) University of Duqubue, Iowa, USA; Master’s in information technology, National University of Malaysia (UKM) and a Bachelor of Science Engineering in Electrical Engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.