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Empowering Cyber Resilience

The First ASEAN Cyber Resilience Summit for Leaders
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23-24 July 2024 | Manila, Philippines
#CyberResilience #CRSPH2024 #CyberResilienceSummit

Day 1: Foundational Perspectives and Sector-Specific Insights


8:00 AM - 8:45 AM -  Registration, Networking Snacks and Visit Exhibit Booths

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM -  Welcome Remarks


Ms. Marylen Ramos-Velasco, Founder & CEO of Customized Training Solutions Pte. Ltd

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM - Opening Remarks

9:10 AM - 9:25 AM - General Opening Keynote: Building a Resilient Digital Ecosystem

  • Enhancing Cybersecurity Infrastructure

  • Promoting Collaboration and Information Sharing

  • Fostering Cyber Awareness and Education:

9:25 AM - 9:40 AM - Ensuring Security of Critical ICT Infrastructure 

Dato Ts Dr Amirudin Wahab, CEO, Cybersecurity Malaysia

  • Importance of securing critical ICT infrastructure

  • Challenges and vulnerabilities in infrastructure security

  • Best practices for ensuring the resilience of critical systems

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM: Cyber Resilience Starts Here: Building a Robust Human Firewall

Mr. Jocel de Guzman, Co-Founder and Co-Lead Convenor of Scam Watch Pilipinas and Founder and President of Truth360, Inc.

  • Building Cybersecurity Awareness

  • Empowering Stakeholders as Cyber Defenders

  • Cultivating a Security-Conscious Culture


10:00 AM - 10:40 AM: Government Panel: Collaborative Strategies for Cyber Resilience
Ms. Gen Macalinao, Section Head, Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP), CIECSD-Cybersecurity Bureau, Department of Information and Communications Technology - Philippines

Dr. Elizalde Javier Duran, MIT, Chairman & President, CyberSocPH, Chief IT Officer, National Police College & Chief, Center for Cybersecurity and Safety, PPSC-NPC

Mr. Ross Sherwin de Claro, Senior Manager - Infosec, PAGCOR (Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation)


  • Government initiatives for enhancing cyber resilience

  • Collaborative strategies among government agencies and private sectors

  • Regulatory frameworks and compliance standards

10: 40 AM - 11:00 AM -  Industry Keynote: Why and How Hackers Hack? 

Mr. Anthony Dayrit, Head, Global Security Defense & Operations, ASM, Membership Director ISC2 Singapore Chapter, CEH Scheme Committee Member, EC-Council

  • Motivations Behind Cyberattacks and Methods & Techniques of Hackers

  • Impacts of Cyberattacks

  • Defense Strategies and Mitigation Techniques


11:00 AM - 11:40 PM: Sector-Specific Panel: Navigating Challenges in Financial Industries, Government, Healthcare, Education and Retail

Mr. Jojo Nufable, ECE, CMC, CSM, LSSBB, CCISO, Group Head – Enterprise IT Infrastructure & Cyber Security / Metro Pacific Health

Mr. JC Principe, Chief Information and Transformation Officer, FWD

Mr. Keinaz Domingo, Professor, Benilde, DLSU and Cybersecurity Section Head, NGCP

Moderator: Mr. Ricson Singsong Que, President & CEO of SQrity

  • Unique cybersecurity challenges in the different sectors.

  • Strategies for addressing sector-specific cybersecurity threats.

  • Collaborative efforts between sectors to enhance overall cyber resilience.


11: 45 AM - 1:00 PM - Networking Lunch & Visiting Exhibit Booths

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1:00 PM - 1:20 PM: Cybersecurity Policies: Government Actions and Solutions

  • Overview of Current Cybersecurity Landscape

  • Government Initiatives and Policies

  • Future Directions and Challenges


1:20 PM - 2:00 PM: Governance & Compliance Panel: AI's Role in Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy

Ms. Arlene Romasanta, Chief Information Officer (CIO),  Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Knowledge and Information Systems Service (KISS)

Mr. Tarun Samtani, DPO and Privacy Program Director, International SOS and Advisory Board Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals

Mr. Robert Sanchez Paguia, Division Chief, International Cooperation on Cybercrime and Data Protection Officer (DPO), Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Center

Dr. (h.c) Mark Barnabas Lee, PhD (h.c.), B.Eng (Hons), CIPM. CRMP, CRP, PCP, ACDP, ACTA, CMC, CBA, CTF, Creator of Data Heist TM

Moderator: Ms. Magie Antonio, COO, Heimdall Digital and Advisory Council member of the DotAsia Organisation

  • The impact of AI on governance and compliance in cybersecurity

  • Ensuring regulatory compliance in the era of AI

  • Leveraging AI for effective data protection and privacy

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM - Cybersecurity Principles and Best Practices


  • Core principles of effective cybersecurity

  • Industry best practices for cybersecurity

  • Implementing a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy using data

2:20 PM - 3:00 PM:  Panel Discussion: Cybersecurity for SME


Mr. Michael L. Aguirre, CPA, MBA , MST, Senior Partner & Founder of UHY M. L. Aguirre & Co., CPAs and Babylon2K


Mr. Kernan Motoomul, Founder & CEO at TechSuppot, Impextic, OneOffice


Mr. Jan Almazora, Enterprise Security Architect (AVP), UnionDigital Bank

Moderator: Ms. Shera Ann Sanchez, MBA, CSSGB ,ITILv3 Certified, Vice President, ICT Industry Council of the Philippines (NGO)| Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board & President of SAS 818 International Trading, LLC & GPI International Ltd


  • Unique cybersecurity challenges for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

  • Cost-effective cybersecurity solutions for SMEs

  • Building a cybersecurity culture in SMEs

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM - Networking Snack & Visiting Exhibit Booths

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM - Workshop (Breakout Sessions)

Breakout 1: Elevate Cybersecurity : A Strategic Business Priority for Executives & Boards?

Mr. Sharvind Appiah,  Managing Partner at  Shawnee Applebee & Member, Global CyberLympics Advisory Board, EC-Council

This workshop will equip executives and board members with practical strategies to strategically integrate cybersecurity into the core initiatives of an organization. It aims at empowering you to make informed decisions and build a culture of cybersecurity that strengthens your competitive advantage.

  • Frame cybersecurity as a fundamental business risk management strategy, safeguarding your critical assets and reputation.

  • How to align cybersecurity initiatives with overall business goals, ensuring resources are optimized and initiatives directly support strategic objectives.

  • Emphasize their role of executive leadership, including the CEO, CIO, CISO, and board members, in championing cybersecurity as a top business priority.

  • Establish a framework for developing a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy including key components, training and implementing best practices

Breakout 2: "Cyber Resilience Leadership: Navigating Risks and Protecting Your Business"


Ms. Judy Saw, Business Development Director of Wissen International, also known as EC-Council ASEAN

This workshop is designed to empower board directors with the knowledge and tools they need to play a proactive role in their organization's cyber risk management efforts, ensuring that they can guide their companies towards greater cybersecurity resilience.


Key Takeaways for Participants:


  • A solid understanding of cyber risks and their potential impact on the business

  • Awareness of the legal and regulatory landscape surrounding cybersecurity

  • Insights into effective cyber risk management strategies

  • Clarity on the board’s role in guiding and overseeing cybersecurity efforts

  • A roadmap for fostering a culture of cyber resilience within their organizations


Breakout 3: Gamifying Learning of Cyber Hygiene and Data Privacy

Dr. (h.c) Mark Barnabas Lee, PhD (h.c.), B.Eng (Hons), CIPM. CRMP, CRP, PCP, ACDP, ACTA, CMC, CBA, CTF, Creator of Data Heist TM

The breakout session "Gamifying Learning of Cyber Hygiene and Data Privacy" offers a fresh perspective on cybersecurity education by merging gamification with essential concepts. Led by the creator of the innovative game "Data Heist," attendees will explore the potential of gamification to engage learners of all ages, from 8 to 88. The session begins with an examination of the shortcomings of traditional cybersecurity education methods, highlighting the need for more interactive and compelling approaches.

  • "Data Heist," a game meticulously designed to educate players on cyber hygiene and data privacy through immersive scenarios.

  • Attendees will witness live demonstrations showcasing how the game effectively simulates real-world cybersecurity threats, such as phishing attacks and password security.

  • Gain insights into the game's development process and the principles driving its effectiveness in promoting cybersecurity awareness.

  • Delve into the cognitive benefits of gamification, including increased retention and motivation, as well as improved problem-solving skills.

  • Gain practical strategies for incorporating gamification into their own cybersecurity education initiatives, empowering them to promote cyber hygiene and data privacy awareness within their organizations and communities.

  • Explore innovative approaches to cybersecurity education, ensuring a dynamic and engaging learning experience for all.

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