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Cyber Security Asia 2023: Managing Cyber Risk in a Threat Based World

Cyber Security Asia 2023; one of Malaysia top Cyber Security conference held annually in Kuala Lumpur launches today. The 2-day event is held on this coming 19-20 June 2023 at Sheraton Imperial Hotel Kuala Lumpur with the theme “Managing Cyber Risk in a Threat Based World”. CSA2023 gathers a host of international and local speakers and delegation coming together on one platform for in-depth talks, and exclusive networking opportunities. It is a platform for the development of partnerships and strategies and highlights the latest technologies that are ensuring the safety and security of government, industry and individuals.

Renowned Security Hacker Dyma Budorin from HACKEN UKRAINE, shared insights on Web3 Security and Business Risk at CSA2022 Kuala Lumpur.

Cyber Security continues to be a top concern in Malaysia and many countries worldwide. Many organizations are vulnerable to cyber threats like malware, phishing and ransomware, as they do not have proper cybersecurity measures in place.

In the past year alone, Malaysia had suffered, according to the Malaysia Cyber Security Strategy 2020-2024 report, the country may face economic losses of up to RM51 billion due to cyber threats. In such a vulnerable environment, curated detection and response tools, strategic plans and cybersecurity awareness initiatives are needed to prevent this from happening multiple cyberattacks.

Cyber Security experts from Darktrace, UNSW, Xcitium USA, Crest, Everbridge Inc and Forcepoint discussed and debated on Critical Infrastructure Security – Is Change Our Greatest Ally or Just a Painful Exercise?

CSA2023 speakers and technology providers are from around the world – each with their own expertise are bringing solutions and new ideas to combat cyber threat in organizations this coming 19-20 June 2023. Chris Hadnagy is one of the world’s foremost authorities on social engineering. He is a global security expert and master hacker, specializes in understanding how malicious attackers exploit human communication and trust to obtain access to information and resources through manipulation and deceit.

Security experts from Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam and Australia discussed Leadership Vision for Security & Risk Management Leaders during the recent CSA2022.

According to Chris – “the ultimate goal is to secure companies by educating them on the methods used by attackers, identifying vulnerabilities, and mitigating issues through appropriate levels of awareness and security”.

Delegates from Malaysia and its neighboring countries will have the opportunity to hear from a wide variety of industry experts such as Dato Dr. Amirudin Abdul Wahab of Cybersecurity Malaysia, Jay Hira of MakeCyberSimple, Fatemah Alharbi of Taibah University, Saudi Arabia, Chirag Joshi of NSW Department of CS, Daryl Pereira of Google Cloud, Paul O’ Rouke of BCG Australia, Saltanat Mashirova of Honeywell, Dr. Erdal Ozkaya of Xcitium USA, Ricke Bouke of CyberSec People, Abbas Kudrati of Microsoft and many more.

Security Global Speaker- Shamane Tan signing her Best-selling book titled “Cyber Mayday” in Kuala Lumpur.

CSA2023 together with MySecurity Media will host the Top Women in Security ASEAN Region awards, which are part of a global campaign by the Women In Security & Resilience Alliance (WISECRA). This initiative is open to all ASEAN members’ countries and follows successful awards in 2022, which was launched in Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines.

Nominations generally include women holding senior security roles including CISO, Global Head of Cyber Threat Prevention, Operation Director, Senior Business Director, Executive Director – Information & Cyber Security Risk, Security Lead – Cybersecurity GRC and Threat Exposure Management lead.

Delegates enjoyed the two full days at Cyber Security Asia networking and learning how to enhance cyber resilience and protect their core.

Nominees (other than for Open Category Awards) must be women with more than three years of experience in the security industry, be that in cybersecurity, electronics, physical, protective and risk management roles. Open Category Awards are open to all.

For more information on CSA2023-, refer to

CSA2023 looks forward in welcoming Malaysian and Asian delegation to this event.


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