Michael Cai is currently a Sales Engineer at Magnet Forensics based in Singapore. His responsibilities include helping customers, including law enforcement agencies and corporations, investigate cases and combat crimes using digital forensics. He has over 7 years of professional experience which spans from network design, DevOps solutions, network security, and digital forensics.
Mr Prakash Christiansen has close to 20 years of Strategical Leadership and business performance experience on embracing Information Technology. He has vast experience in senior management and strategic position especially in multinational organization across like Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, AIA, Datacom and Hong Leong Banking Group. After leaving his corporate career, his entrepreneurship has elevated his portfolio into new dimension of Digitization in which he has successfully build his own ecosystem of Information Technology demand and supply.
As Group Managing Director role in SAN Group of Companies, his group vision is to embrace Cyber Technology & Cyber Security learning and development. He is also been appointed by KNOWBE4 the Global Leader by Gartner as the Authorized Asean Partner to revolutionize Cyber Security Awareness into Asean which is being introduced to Human Resource Development Center in Malaysia.
Mr. Christiansen holds a Masters in Business Administration majoring in Management in Information Systems from the University of Ballarat (Australia). He is also the Board of Advisor for ITWNET Malaysia and Singapore and sitting as advisor for IT-CMF (IT Capability Maturity Framework) standards. His technology centric passion has earned him a very reputable image in Asean as an entrepreneur and a speaker.
He has traveled to countries like United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Oman and India to be an invited speaker for Cyber Security and Cyber Terrorism Awareness domain.
Mr. Nafis Jasmani started with Traka Assa Abloy in 2017 where he holds the responsibility as the business development lead for the Asia Pacific region. Started his career since 1992, he comes from Building Engineering grounding and Business Professional experience with more than 10 years in the IT/Networking industry and 14 years of Physical Security-Network surveillance knowledge. A Business graduate, his experience spans from providing IT network systems, solution integration as well as IT product management for a renown regional company Tech Pacific (now Ingram Micro) in Singapore then to being the Country Manager for South East Asia region before moving to be the Regional Business Development for South Asia Pacific in Axis Communications who is a worldwide leader in Network Video. Being involved himself in numerous projects, his professional career has always been focused in providing comprehensive end to end solutions, working closely with global end-users, industry experts, consultants, partners and vendors offering value propositions, building and creating new opportunities in different sectors locally in Asia Pacific and also other regions.
With over thirty years of tested field experience, Marc is a highly qualified and globally respected senior security advisor. His frontline leadership skills through active persistence in designing security architecture has empowered Marc to diligently and practically apply proactive safety and security awareness, methods, policy, strategy and tactics through subject matter intellectual knowledge that only hard earned experience can provide accreditation.
Marc’s proactive insight, culminating in successful operational methods of protecting soft targets has proved to save lives and protect property. Marc formulates and integrates the correct balance between people, procedures and technology. After completing his compulsory military service in the South African Defense Force he moved to Israel and joined the Israel Defense Force where he focused on intelligence and investigative policing.
Marc thereafter joined the Israel National Police where he served in several detective and intelligence units and was also commissioned to established the Tourist Police in Netanya. As a direct result of the wave of terror in Israel between the years 1999 and 2005 Marc implemented a unique program, named the “Secure Zone Concept” into the tourist and business district of Netanya, one of Israel’s largest cities, immediately after the Passover terror attack at the Park hotel where 33 Israeli citizens were murdered. This successful concept, (now globally known as Safe City) is used successfully around the world in different formats.
Marc was appointed to represent the Israel National Police Spokespersons unit for Israel’s disengagement process, where he interacted with hundreds of journalists from all around the world. Since 2002 Marc has appeared as a frequent subject matter expert for several well respected global publications. He has appeared on many major International television and radio networks and has advised and consulted to the American based Spike TV for a Hollywood documentary series produced in 2010, focusing on countering terror in soft target areas.
Marc assisted in creating development training programs for the Israel Police Foreign Affairs Unit advising US and many other Law Enforcement agencies including the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, USA Transport Security Agency (TSA), New York Police Department (NYPD), Scotland Yard and many others. He has appeared many times as a key-note speaker in major counter terror conferences as well as trained and advised on an integrated physical-cyber security architecture from planning to policy and concepts to advanced technology. The security architecture, planning, policy and procedures leading up to and throughout the 2010 Soccer World Cup hosted in South Africa, The EURO 2012 soccer tournament in Poland and several other key events have proved to be successful security operations and are witness to a prime example of Marc’s Secure Zone concept at work.
Correctly fusing Homeland Security with Cyber Intelligence and Cyber Security is the focus and prime motivation for Marc’s establishment of The Vital Intelligence Group Ltd and Vital Cyber Intelligence Solutions Pvt Ltd ensuring the delivery of some of the worlds most advanced cyber intelligence products. Marc was awarded a special medal of appreciation in Washington DC from USA Congressman (Lt Colonel Ret) Allen West in 2012 for his contribution and dedication to preventing and thwarting terror.
Dr. Supakorn Kungpisdan is a cybersecurity enthusiast with over 20 years of experience in Cybersecurity in Thailand as cybersecurity consultant and implementer. Currently, Dr. Kungpisdan leads cybersecurity team at R V Connex Co., Ltd, Thailand’s leading company in defense technology, as Head of Cybersecurity. He has also been invited to speak at various major cybersecurity conference and seminars.
General Tan Sri Dato Seri Panglima Mohd Azumi, 70, retired as an army chief in December 2004, having served the Armed Forces for 37 years. He received his early military training at the Officer Cadet School Portsea Australia, attended advanced military training at the US Army Infantry Centre and the Joint Services Staff College Australia and holds a master’s degree in National Resource and Military Strategy from the Dwight D Eisenhower School of National Resource and Military Strategy NDU Washington DC. He is the past chairman (2009 - 2013) and current advisor of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Computer Emergency Response Team.
Tan Sri Azumi is currently is a board member of various organisations:
Chairman of Cyber Security Malaysia (from 2009 to present)
Co-chairman of UBM Malaysia
Deputy Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team
Member of the Royal Council State of Perak
Advisory Board Malaysia Rohingya Council
Consultant to an Italian NGO, the Migrant Offshore Aid Station providing humanitarian assistance in Bangladesh and Andaman Sea
Board of Governors International College of Music Kuala Lumpur
Trustee Educational and Welfare Fund of Sri Inderajaya Holdings
Chairman of a private company undertaking rail tracks rehabilitation programme in Klang Valley, building constructions like the Malaysian High Comm in India, a highway in India, a parcel of the Pan Borneo Highway in East Malaysia, and a parcel of the west coast expressway in Malaysia
Chairman of the Food Industry Pte co-provision of catering services to the Malaysian Armed Forces
Lead Independent Director of a company listed on the Singapore stock exchange, operating duty free outlets in Malaysian airports and border towns
After a lengthy stint as an official in the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), in which he was the Director Operations and Deputy Chief of Staff at the RTAF Security Force Command, Gp. Capt. Kanputt Mungklasiri (Ret.) has over 12 years of experience working with Airports of Thailand (AOT), Thailand’s primary airport governing body, in major roles encompassing Airport Security as well as Operations, before retiring as the Senior Executive Vice President of AOT in late 2016. Additionally, he also graduated in Professional Training & Development, Grid Management and Airport ICAO (Thailand), and has completed several Foreign Tours of Inspection to various airports, namely in Israel, Germany, Switzerland, China and Singapore.
With years of knowledge, experience and wisdom under his belt especially with regards to airport security and standards, Mr. Mungklasiri currently serves as the Vice Executive Chairman in R V Connex Co., Ltd, in which he is a key consultant and speaker for site security, airport security as well as national UAV Operational Regulations and Standards.
Mr Munies Pillai has well over 35 years of experience with the government and multi-national companies both regionally and worldwide. He held senior management positions particularly in Europe, Africa, Middle East and in Asia. He brings in-depth experience in FMCG, and CM Operations, Human Capital and Corporate Security Management perspectives of manufacturing, trading, transportation, shipping and logistics entities worldwide in the names of Elcon GmbH, Isorast Africa, Dubai Diamonds, Flextronics, Sky Schreiber International, DHL and Motorola. Mr Munies specialises in supply chain security, investigations, HR Management, Counter and Anti Terrorism facets of the business. Instrumental in driving certifications of C-TPAT, AEO and TAPA.
He holds a Master in Security and Safety Management, Bachelor in Education, a Certified Train The Trainer of HRDC Malaysia, Certified in Teaching Professionalism, Crime Prevention and Anti Terrorism. On professional affiliation, Mr Munies is member of International Association of Risk and Compliance Professionals (IARCP), an external trainer with TAPA Asia Pacific and recently invited as Fellow of the esteem Chartered International Institute of Security and Crisis Management (CIISCM).
He has presented thought provoking contemporary presentations at international conference on supply chain security, a charismatic speaker, eloquent conference and forum moderator, vibrant trainer and a motivating educator.
Mr. Paramat is responsible for HID Global’s Secure Issuance business across Thailand and Indochina Country (CLMV). He assumed this role in 2017 and is responsible for strategic planning and sales management for HID’s secure issuance business in this region.
Prior to joining HID Global, Mr. Paramat was the Country Sales Manager for a market leading printing and personal system technology company. He has a extensive expertise and breadth of knowledge across all HID products and solutions in the secure issuance business across the region.
Mr. Paramat graduated from Thammasat University with Master Degree in Business Administration and Bachelor Degree majoring in Industrial Engineering.
Mr Shamir Rajadurai has a Masters of Criminal Justice from University Malaya (UM) and is also a Certified CPTED Practitioner from Florida Atlantic University (FAU). He is a crime safety specialist that focuses on simple and effective crime prevention methods to help reduce the risk of you and your loved one from becoming victims. His co-founded Breakaway - one of the most talked about pratical safety and crime prevention programmes in Malaysia. Mr Shamir is an international speaker on crime prevention and is also the Co-Producer of the crime prevention online mini series "Kuasa Wanita Di Sini" which has Millions of views. Mr Shamir has also been featured in various TV and Radio talk shows, Newspapers and magazines locally and internationally.
Retired Commander of the Southern District of the Home Front Command (HFC) in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
Col Beary is a leading authority in crisis, disaster and emergency management. He founded strategic brigades responsible for complex missions and projects and overseeing multiple units aimed at protecting Israel’s most sensitive borders.
Col Beary served as a Team Commander in the College of Tactical Command developing and implementing training programs for IDF commanders.
He holds a BA in Human Resource Management from Ben Gurion University in Israel, an MA in Diplomacy and Security from Tel Aviv University’s Executive Program under the Faculty of Political Science as well as well as an MA in Military Art and Sciences from the U.S.ARMY Command and General Staff College (CGSC) in Kansas, United States, along with a Financial Management Program and Directors and Senior Officers Program under the Recanati School of Management at the Tel Aviv University.