CIPRA Announces Preliminary Programme and Supporters

Top Quote The 3rd Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Asia conference & exhibition, organised by Torch Marketing and KNM Media, will be hosted by CyberSecurity Malaysia in Sarawak, Malaysia on 17th-19th July 2018. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) April 17, 2018 - Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Asia, to be held at the Waterfront Hotel, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia on 17th to 19th July, are pleased to announce the preliminary conference programme and the official supporters for this year’s event to be held in the Sarawak, Malaysia.
    The programme will see a one-day Specialized Training Course by CyberSecurity Malaysia on Cyber Defence Strategies, followed by two days of key discussions from a range of international experts.

    Tuesday 17th July
    Specialized Training One-Day Course - Cyber Defense Strategies: Tools, Techniques, Response and Procedures by CyberSecurity Malaysia

    Wednesday 18th July
    Opening Keynote
    Plenary Session: CNI Methodology, Strategy & Planning
    Critical Infrastructure Protection Track
    Emerging & Future Threats Identification & Management
    The PPP Role in CIP

    Critical Information Infrastructure Protection / Cyber Security Track
    Cybersecurity Threats and Trends
    Cyber Analysis, Monitoring and Defence

    Thursday 19th July
    Critical Infrastructure Protection Track
    Transport, Energy & Telecomms Infrastructure Security
    Technologies to Detect and Protect

    Critical Information Infrastructure Protection / Cyber Security Track
    Building & Implementing Cyber Control Strategies for CIIP
    IT/OT Integration

    Plenary Sessions
    International & National Agency and Operator Cooperation
    Best Practice, Standards & Policy Strategies in CIP and CIIP
    Conference Close

    Top confirmed speakers include:
    – Kenneth Chen, Managing Director, ASEAN, Symantec Asia Pacific, Singapore
    - Henry Ee, Chairman for Asia Chapter, Business Continuity Institute
    – JP Dunning, Principal Security Consultant, APAC Lead for Foundstone Services, McAfee, Australia
    – Ian Yip, Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pacific, McAfee, Australia
    – Katja Kiukas, Product Manager, Environics Oy, Finland
    – Ir. V.R.Harindran, Sr. Custodian, I&C, Mechanical & Process Section, Group Technical Solutions, PETRONAS
    – Tim Norton, Global Market Director, Ports & Borders, Smiths Detection, UK
    – Ir. Md Shah Nuri Md Zain, Chief Executive, National Cyber Security Agency (NACSA), Malaysia
    – Dato Dr Chai Khin Chung, Director, State Security Unit, Sarawak, Malaysia
    – Franz-Josef Schneiders, Head of Division, Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Germany
    – Oliver Carlos G. Odulio, VP, Head of Asset Protection & Risk Management, PLDT Inc, Philippines
    – Elli Pagourtzi, Project Manager, Security for Security Studies (KEMEA), Hellenic Ministry of Interior, Greece
    – Dato’ Dr. Haji Amirudin Bin Abdul Wahab, Chief Executive Officer, CyberSecurity Malaysia

    Registration for the conference and Specialized Training is open and further details can be found at

    Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Asia 2018 is sponsored and supported by key organisations across the region:
    Strategic Partner: National Cyber Security Agency of Malaysia
    In Partnership With: CyberSecurity Malaysia is the national cyber security specialist agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI).

    Gold Sponsor: Sarawak Energy Berhad (Sarawak Energy) is a state – owned vertically integrated electricity utility and power development company with a vision to achieve sustainable growth and prosperity for Sarawak by meeting the region’s need for reliable, renewable energy.
    Sarawak Energy by Numbers – Building on a strong foundation of 100 years, employs about 5000 employees, serves a population of over 2.6 million and more than 650,000 customers.

    Supporting Organisations include:
    Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) is a non-profit organisation fully funded by the Sarawak State Government to help connect associations, corporate organisations and government bodies with elements necessary to ensure your business events are a success.
    Sarawak Information Systems Sdn. Bhd. (SAINS) was formed in 1991. SAINS has the task of spearheading the development and implementation of IT within the Sarawak State Government to better integrate and utilize its resources.

    Established on the 1st of June 1995 as the Malaysian Armed Forces Academy (Akademi Tentera Malaysia – ATMA), the institution was renamed the National Defence University of Malaysia (Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia – UPNM) when it was upgraded to university status.

    Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Asia will bring together leading stakeholders from industry, operators, agencies and governments to collaborate on securing Asia. The conference will look at developing existing national or international legal and technical frameworks, integrating good risk management, strategic planning and implementation. For details go to:

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