Anna is a data and technology partner based in Hong Kong, and heads the Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity practice for Asia Pacific. Anna's practice focuses on technology agreements and outsourcing transactions; privacy and data protection; cybersecurity and breach response; telecommunications and Internet regulatory issues.
She has been based in in Hong Kong for nearly 20 years and has assisted clients with Hong Kong and China based projects, and has a wealth of experience in advising clients on high value technology transactions and outsourcing deals, and multi-jurisdictional projects, particularly focused on data management.
In addition, Anna is one of the leading data protection lawyers in Asia and has worked on some of the largest and most high profile cybersecurity breaches in Asia involving a variety of threats and threat actors. She has experience in dealing with regulators across multiple jurisdictions in terms of both notifications and investigations.
Anna is co-author to Internet Law in Hong Kong published by Sweet & Maxwell and is recognized in The Legal 500 and Chambers Asia as a leading individual for her experience in technology and data protection. In particular, she is described as someone who “is really able to bring her experience to bear and find pragmatic solutions” and is recognised for her experience across a number of industries, notably with travel, retail and luxury brands.
Anna is a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and holds the CIPT and CIPP/Asia certifications. She is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and Queensland, Australia.
Ms Carol Lee is the Program Director of ISACA China Hong Kong Chapter. She was awarded the Hong Kong Cyber Security Professionals Awards in 2016 in recognition of her determination and commitment in assuring the security of the cyberworld.
Other than the above community service volunteer role, she is the Head of Cyber Security of a Hong Kong listed company. She has substantial experience in leading enterprise-wide security programme to support cloud and digital transformation strategy, specialised in adopting proven change management methodology in the security & privacy management program. She has more than 25 years of working experience serving retails, insurance, supply chain, public utilities, manufacturing, property development, and consultancy industries.
Carol holds several information security designations, including CISM, CRISC, CDPSE, CCSP, CSSLP, CIPM and CEH. She is also a Certified Change Management Practitioner.
Being ISACA SheLeadsTech ambassador, she is an advocate of diversity in the cybersecurity workforce. Being ISACA SheLeadsTech ambassador, she is an advocate of diversity in the cybersecurity workforce.
Anett Mádi-Nátor has more than a decade of experience in strategic and administrative layers of information security and cyber defense both as a private sector subject matter expert and as a government representative.
Her recent appointments include Hungarian MilCIRC Head of Coordination, Administrative Head of Hungarian government cyber security centre (Cyber Defence Management Authority within the National Security Authority), NATO Cyber Coalition Exercises Core Strategic and Administrative Planner, and Lead to NATO Cyber Defence Capability Team.
Up to the summer of 2015 Anett was the appointed primary policy and administrative contact point for Hungary in the Memorandum of Understanding in Cyber Defence between NATO and Hungary. Anett received a ministerial award for excelling public service in 2013.
Ms. Ngo is a senior IT executive who has held multiple management and leading roles in the commercial and public sectors. In the past decade, she practiced in-house cyber security management, security consultancy services and IT audit. With ever-increasing importance in cyber resilience, she aims to help organisations to safeguard their corporate assets and navigate through digital transformation safely.
In her last role as the Head of Risk and Cybersecurity at one of the busiest airports in the region, Joyce led a team of security experts. The professional team collaborates closely with technology partners to build and maintain a robust and risk-adaptive security infrastructure in supporting the corporate’s vision to become a leading cyber-resilient organization among the aviation and logistics community.
Kana Shinoda is a founder of CODE BLUE, International security conference, and has also been working for APWG as an Asian Region Liaison and a conference manager for years. She used to run Black Hat Japan.
She found CODE BLUE with the purpose of introducing excellent-but-unknown researchers to Japan and the world. The aim of the CODE BLUE security conference is to create official and unofficial relationship between researchers across borders.
She is the woman who established the International Hacker Conference in Japan. This is unusual for women in the very male-dominated hacker industry.
She tried new things at her conference. For example, to encourage young people to join the security industry, she offered a 5 million JPY scholarship to talented U25 speakers, and had student staff take turns attending the sessions.
She also introduced the conference to professionals from different areas, such as lawyers, cyber crime fighters, financial sectors, and IoT vendors. To "change society faster".
Also known as the "mother of hackers" in Japan and neighbouring regions (not a title she volunteers herself) , she also co-founded the GCC (Global Cybersecurity Camp) with other countries. It is a week-long summer camp with state-of-the-art cybersecurity training for talented young students from participating countries.
Each participating country has a slightly different purpose perhaps, but the basic idea is that youths should foster friendships by interacting with young people from other countries before joining the government or companies etc.
Kana truly believes that these kinds of friendships will grow the international mind, and would be helpful in aiding emergency situations cross-borders, and Kana believes this will help build peace in the Asian region, with complex and rich history.