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Ensuring Cybersecurity Defences in the Digital Age

ENTERPRISE EDITION

TECHNOLOGY LEADERS WEEK

A Platform For Collaboration

OpenGov Asia is pleased to invite you to an exclusive 9th Annual Malaysia OpenGov Leadership Forum that aims to highlight the advantages of a cyber-resilience approach to attain cost savings and operational efficiencies. This is a closed-door, invitation-only, interactive session with top public sector, FSI and enterprise leaders from Malaysia.    

OpenGov Leadership Forum are concise, to-the-point, strategic-level discussions designed to bring learning to the highest level! The unique proposition of an OpenGov Asia Leadership Forum is the integration of cutting-edge insights from our expert speakers and interactive discussion among the participants.  

Meet Our Distinguished Speakers

Razak Idris
Head IT Strategy and Project Management
Bank Muamalat

Ayush Verma
Head of Solutions Engineering Southeast Asia & Korea
Cloudflare

Mohit Sagar
CEO & Editor-in-Chief
OpenGov Asia

Harnessing the Power of AI and Zero Trust to Protect Against Cyberattacks

In the complex digital landscape of 2024, Malaysia finds itself navigating through both innovation and vulnerability, faced with the heightened challenges of an ever-evolving cyber threat environment. Reports have increasingly highlighted the country’s susceptibility to a range of cyberattacks, impacting everything from critical infrastructure to personal data.  

A significant data breach within a major financial institution has notably underscored the critical need for a robust and comprehensive cybersecurity framework across Malaysia, spotlighting the fragility of trust in digital systems and the pressing requirement for enhanced security measures. 

With organisations across the nation confronted by a multifaceted array of cyber threats—including phishing, ransomware, and data breaches—the urgency for stringent cybersecurity protocols has never been more acute. The stakes extend from the protection of sensitive organisational data to broader national security concerns. 

However, in the face of these challenges emerges a beacon of hope- technology. The ever-advancing realm of cybersecurity technology offers a robust set of tools and strategies to fortify our defences against cyber threats. Therefore, cybersecurity is equally important as public service officers retrieve restricted government and citizen data from outside networks. 

Embracing Zero Trust as a Cybersecurity Imperative 

Acknowledging the critical necessity for a foundational shift in cybersecurity strategies, the focus shifts towards the Zero Trust architecture—a principle that assumes no entity, internal or external, is to be trusted by default. This paradigm advocates for continuous verification, enhancing security protocols to guard against the increasingly sophisticated cyber landscape.  

Zero Trust frameworks are instrumental in providing dynamic and granular access control, ensuring that only authenticated and authorized users and devices can access network resources, thereby significantly reducing the attack surface and preventing breaches before they occur. 

Addressing specific cyber threats 

This event focus on leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to bolster cyber defence mechanisms and promoting a Zero Trust approach, offers a path to simplifying cybersecurity efforts. This not only addresses talent constraints but also provides a comprehensive defence strategy capable of contending with the multifarious cyber threats faced by Malaysian organisations today. 

A robust system to ensure security of data 

Security takes priority over any other factors, especially access to applications and data, as well as data protection, without the risks of unnoticed attacks from third parties or within the organisation. This means public service officers can work securely from home or office within a very notice of changes to work arrangements. 

In addition to exploring technological solutions, the event delves into cybersecurity best practices. This includes emphasising the importance of user awareness, implementing secure configuration settings, and fostering a culture vigilance against potential cyber threats. 

OpenGov Asia is pleased to invite you to an exclusive 9th Annual Malaysia OpenGov Leadership Forum that aims to highlight the advantages of a cyber-resilience approach to attain cost savings and operational efficiencies. This is a closed-door, invitation-only, interactive session with top public sector, FSI and enterprise leaders from Malaysia.    

OpenGov Leadership Forum are concise, to-the-point, strategic-level discussions designed to bring learning to the highest level! The unique proposition of an OpenGov Asia Leadership Forum is the integration of cutting-edge insights from our expert speakers and interactive discussion among the participants.  

The session will explore: 

  • STRATEGISING the optimal integration of advanced technologies into cybersecurity initiatives. 
  • ENHANCING the pace of measures to fortify data protection and security against cyber threats. 
  • ENSURING a resilient cybersecurity posture 
  • INTEGRATING advanced tech into cybersecurity strategies effectively 
  • CREATING techniques for automating threat detection  

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PARTNER

Cloudflare is the security, performance, and reliability company on a mission to help build a better Internet. Today, it runs one of the world’s largest networks that serve over 25 million HTTP requests per second on average, and  with approximately 19% of the Fortune 1000 companies using at least one Cloudflare product. 

PARTNER

Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.

PARTNER

CTC Global Singapore, a premier end-to-end IT solutions provider, is a fully owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) and ITOCHU Corporation.

Since 1972, CTC has established itself as one of the country’s top IT solutions providers. With 50 years of experience, headed by an experienced management team and staffed by over 200 qualified IT professionals, we support organizations with integrated IT solutions expertise in Autonomous IT, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Well-known for our strengths in system integration and consultation, CTC Global proves to be the preferred IT outsourcing destination for organizations all over Singapore today.

PARTNER

Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit www.planview.com.

SUPPORTING ORGANISATION

SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.

PARTNER

HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 

PARTNER

IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.