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PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP - Monday & Tuesday, 21st & 22nd August 2023

9:00 - 5:30pm

Pre-Conference Workshop 1 (2 Days)

Auditing Cybersecurity - Auditing What Matters.

Tichaona Zororo, Director of Enterprise Governance of IT (EGIT)

Pre-Conference Workshop 2 (2 Days)

Leadership for Tech and Security Professionals

Jo Stewart-Rattray,  Director of Technology & Security Assurance, BRM Advisory

CONFERENCE DAY 1 - Wednesday, 23rd August 2023

​8:45 - 8:50am

Opening Remark

Adrian Foo, Conference Chairperson, ISACA Malaysia Chapter

​8:50 - 9:20am

Opening Keynote Address : Delivering Sustainable Development from Banking Perspective

Mohd Muazzam Mohamed, Chief Executive Officer of Bank Islam Malaysia

​9:20 - 10:05am

Plenary by Platinum Sponsor : Cybersecurity and the Human Brain : Neurological Insights into Information Security 

Krishna Rajagopal, Group CEO of AKATI Sekurity

​10:05 - 10:50am

Plenary by Platinum Sponsor : Build a Secure and Resilient Future with Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture (CSMA)

Brian Chang, Solution Consultant & Advisory of Fortinet Malaysia

​10:50 - 11:20am

Morning Break

​11:20 - 12:00pm

Plenary 1 : Batting Frauds and Scams in the Financial Services Sector

Meling Mudin, CISO of Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd

​12:00 - 12:40pm

Plenary 2 : Breaking the Chains of Doubt: Building Digital Trust in an Era of Distrust

Leonard Ong, Senior Director | Regional Information Security Officer, Intercontinental & China of GE Healthcare

​12:40 - 2:00pm


2:00 - 2:40pm

Plenary 3 : Implementing the Digital Trust Ecosystem Framework

Tichaona Zororo, Director of Enterprise Governance of IT (EGIT)

2:40 - 3:20pm

Plenary 4 : The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Innovation and Technological Change in the DIgital Age

Jo Stewart-Rattray, Director of Technology & Security Assurance, BRM Advisor

3:20 - 3:50pm

Afternoon Break

3:50 - 4:30pm

Plenary 5 : Building Operational Resilience Against Operational Disruption

Dr. Goh Moh Heng, President of BCM Institute

4:30 - 5:30pm

Panel Discussion : The Intersection of Digital Trust, Cybersecurity, and Compliance

Moderator :

  • Nickson Choo, Deputy Director of Technology Risk, Bank Negara Malaysia

Panelists :

  • Dato' Merina Abu Tahir, ACCA Council

  • Sarbnedhan Sandhu, General Manager of Cyber Security Department, Securities Commission Malaysia

  • Leonard Ong, Senior Director | Regional Information Security Officer, Intercontinental & China of GE Healthcare

  • Muhammad Muslim Mansor, Head of Cyber Defense Center (CDC), CelcomDigi Berhad 

End of Conference Day 1 

CONFERENCE DAY 2 - Thursday, 24th August 2023

​8:30 - 8:40am

Welcome Back & Recap Message 

Kenneth Ho, Conference Co-Chairperson, ISACA Malaysia Chapter

8:40 - 9:20pm

Plenary 6 : Strengthening Digital Trust and Cybersecurity Resilience in Banking: The Role of Internal Audit for Sustainable Development

Retnendran Sivasupramaniam, Portfolio Audit Head of Technology/Digital & Data Analytics, Group Internal Audit, AmBank Group 

9:20 - 10:00am

Plenary 7 : Achieving an Effective Trusted Data Sharing Ecosystem: Equations for Success

Ong Khai Chiat, Partner of Data and Analytics Leader, Risk Assurance Services, PwC Malaysia

10:00 - 10:40am

Fireside Chat :  Sustainable Innovation: Bridging the Gap between Sustainability and Cybersecurity

Moderator :

  • Clarence Chan, Partner of PwC Malaysia

Speakers :

  • Murari Kalyanaramani, CISO of Singapore United Overseas Bank (UOB)

  • Shahariz Abdul Aziz, Director of Digital Transformation of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad

  • Gilbert Kohnke, Advisor and Executive Coach of Maybank Group Risk Management

​10:40 - 11:10am

Morning Break


11:10 - 12:10pm

TT1 : Modernize Your Vulnerability and Risk Management Program for Increased Cyber Resiliency

Haggai Polak, Chief Product Officer of Skybox Security


MT1 : What Auditors Get Wrong About Auditing Cybersecurity

Tichaona Zororo, Director of Enterprise Governance of IT (EGIT)  

​12:10 - 1:30pm



1:30 - 2:30pm

TT2 : The Importance of Privilege Access Management in Today's Digital Age

Brandon Low, CEO & Co-founder of

SecureKi Sdn Bhd


MT2 : Personal Data Protection: From Compliance to Managing Digital Trust

Dr Sonny Zulhuda, Ph.D, Associate Professor of International Islamic University Malaysia


2:30 - 3:30pm

TT3 : Gravity of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Large Language Models (LLM) on Offensive and Defensive Approaches

Karthik R Sundar, Director of Cyber Risk Advisory, Deloitte Malaysia 


MT3 : Enhancing Business Continuity and Crisis Management: An Operational Resilience Approach Post-COVID-19

Dr Goh Moh Heng, President of BCM Institute  

3:30 - 4:00pm

Afternoon Break


4:00 - 5:00pm

TT4 : Trust by Design – The Key to Good Green Energy

Jaco Benadie, Partner of Ernst & Young Consulting Sdn Bhd 


MT4 : Introducing ISACA's Digital Trust Ecosystem Framework

Jo Stewart-Rattray, Director of Technology & Security Assurance, BRM Advisory 

5:05 - 5:30pm

Conference Closing Remarks and Lucky Draw

End of Conference Day 2 

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