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Panel Discussion - Will Intelligence Tools make Cyber Security Smarter?


Mr. Michael Mudd
Founder and Managing Partner
Asia Policy Partners LLC

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Michael Mudd is the founder and Managing Partner of Asia Policy Partners LLC, an independent consultancy providing thought leadership for technology policy for digital transformation, through the design, selection and implementation of policies for technology governance, privacy, compliance, cyber security, Cloud computing and technical standards for trade related digital business.

Prior to this he held senior positions with Riverbed Technology and Standard Chartered Bank, joining the bank from Noble Group. He is an appointed technical expert to JTC-1 of the ISO and is a member of the Government of Hong Kong’s Expert Group on Cloud Computing, Security and Privacy Committee. He is recognised as one of the top 50 influencers in data and the Cloud in APAC 2018.

He holds committee positions in the Hong Kong Computer Society and OSAC, the US Public/Private Sector Partnership, where he is the 2018 chairman of the Hong Kong council. He is also an invited speaker to APEC as a board member of the Expert Group for “APEC Online to Offline (O2O) Initiative: Enhancing SME Digital Competitiveness and Resilience toward Quality Growth” on ICT and trade.

He conducts executive briefings on technology risk, as well as 'Digital economy financial crime prevention’ training for non-technical staff, a non-technical day course to mitigate online risk, also 'What the GDPR means for Business outside the EU' for risk, compliance and privacy senior management.


Mr. Tim Bobak
Head of APAC Region

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Tim Bobak moved to Moscow in 2012 from the UK. Before joining Group-IB, the leading source of threat intelligence from the former USSR and Eastern Europe, Tim worked investigating fraud and financial crime in Russian business. Currently, Tim works with the forensic lab and analyst team at Group-IB to share anti-fraud and cyber threat intel worldwide.

Mr. Brandon Dixon
VP of Product
RiskIQ, Inc.

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Brandon has spent his career in information security performing analysis, building tools, and refining processes. As VP of Product, he is responsible for managing the direction of all RiskIQ offerings. Prior to RiskIQ, Brandon was the co-founder of PassiveTotal (acquired by RiskIQ) where he led development and product direction. Throughout the years, Brandon has developed several public tools, most notably PDF X-RAY, and NinjaJobs. His research and development on various security topics have gained him accolades from many major security vendors and peers in the industry.

Mr. Prinya Hom-anek
President and Founder
ACIS Professional Center Company Limited

A pioneer in the field of information security in the Asia-Pacific region, Prinya Hom-Anek has grown ACIS into one of the leading information security training and consulting firms in Thailand. An advisor to the Thai Ministries of Defense and Digital Economy and Society on National cybersecurity issues, he also serves on several boards, including the (ISC)2 Asian Advisory Council, ISACA Thailand Committee, and the Thailand Information Security Association (TISA). To advance his objective of implementing Thailand’s first National Cybersecurity Awareness Program, he helped to develop a successful national cybersecurity strategies; advanced training programs for IT professionals; and mechanisms to educate technology users about best practices in cybersecurity by implementing cyber drill and cyber range.

Mr. Tony Vizza
Director, Cybersecurity Advocacy for Asia-Pacific
(ISC)², Inc.

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Mr. Vizza has been involved in the information technology and information security fields for more than 25 years. His information security credentials include CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls), CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) and he is a certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor. He has also taught and mentored young and aspiring information security students through Victoria University and TAFE New South Wales (NSW) in association with Infoxchange.

Mr. Vizza is a longstanding member of the Australian Information Security Association (AISA) and has provided expert services to the Australian Government’s Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), the Law Society of NSW, the Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL) as well as numerous boards, and is an expert speaker on information security.

Mr. Vizza is a contributor to CSO Magazine, Security Insider Magazine, Australian Reseller News (ARN), Channel Reseller News (CRN) and Lifehacker regarding information security, business and channel strategy.

Mr. Vizza has an accomplished, business, technical and engineering background, having completed a Bachelor of Science in Computing Science from the University of Technology, Sydney, and recently completed his Global Executive MBA from the University of Sydney which included study at Stanford University, The London School of Economics and the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He is currently studying for a Juris Doctor degree at the University of New South Wales.

Mr. Matthew Mollenkof
Asia Deputy CISO
Morgan Stanley Asia

Mr. Matthew Mollenkof has worked in the Technology and Information Risk space for over 10 years in a variety of roles covering IT Audit, Security Architecture, Threat Management and Technology Risk Governance.

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