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Smart Nation IoT Security Conference
The inaugural Smart Nation IoT Security Conference 2016 will discuss the theme “Towards a Secure and Resilient Smart Nation”.  Over 30 prominent speakers from industry, government and academia will share international best practices and their thoughts on IoT Security over breakout sessions and leading edge technical presentations.  

Held in conjunction with the Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW), the Smart Nation IoT Security Conference is organised by the Government Technology Agency (GovTech) and Cyber Security Agency (CSA), supported by A*STAR's Institute for Infocomm Research and the Smart Nation Programme Office (SNPO).

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The Impacts of Ever-Permeating Connectivity on Society and Security
Carl W. Herberger
Vice President - Security Solutions
Radware
Security in IOT – Trust but Verify!
Olli Jarva
Senior Solutions Architect (APAC)
Synopsys Pte Ltd
Internet of Things - Push of Technology Requires a Push in Security
Lucas Kauffman
Cyber-Security Consultant
EY
Threat Modeling on IoT Devices and Architecture
Wally Lee
Cybersecurity Architect (Enterprise Cybersecurity Group)
Microsoft
What is NEXT for SMART & SAFER Cities?
Walter Lee
Head of Innovation Management Office (Global Safety Division)
NEC Corporation
Cyber Security for a Smart Nation
Dr Lua Rui Ping
Consultant (Smart Nation Cyber Security)
Cyber Security Group - Government Technology Agency of Singapore
Protecting Automated Driving with Cybersecurity
Christopher Lupini
Chief Cybersecurity Engineer (Electronics and Safety)
Delphi Corporation
Secure Autonomy within Smart Cities
Michael Murray
General Manager (Industrial Sensing Division)
Analog Devices
Digital Responsibility - Will the Internet of Things bring the concept of privacy to an end?
Jiannis Papadakis
Head of Sales Engineering
Utimaco IS GmbH
National, Community, Cultural Survival Demands Resilience
Christopher Rezendes
Founder
INEX
Smart Home Security Challenges
Marc Schneider
Principal Cybersecurity Engineer
MITRE Corporation
IoT Beyond Traditional Network Security Models: Securing the Smart Device Itself
Duke Sexton
Head of Advanced Solutions Group (ASG)
Thales e-Security
Security 101 - IoT/Smart Cities
John Walsh
President
Analog Devices Inc.
Future with Continental - Security for Automated Vehicles
Dr Estelle Wang
Specialist in Automotive Security & Privacy
Continental Corporation
Insecure Internet of Things (IIOT) a.k.a. The New Attack Frontier
Dr Robert (Rocky) Young
Principal Cyber Security Engineer
MITRE Corporation
Innovating IoT Security, Overcoming Hard Challenges
Prof. Yu Chien Siang
Chief Innovation Officer
Quann
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Speakers
Anthony Bargar
Managing Director
Cyber Security Consulting Group (CSCG)
Security of Things - Apply a Resilience Engineering Mindset Into IoT Systems and SDLC
Mr. Anthony Bargar has served in senior positions within the Financial Services Sector, United States Dept. of Defense and Intelligence Community.

Mr. Bargar’s global, enterprise customers have included stock exchanges, banks, utilities, federal military/intel agencies and other representatives of the public, financial and critical infrastructure sectors. 

In a public service role, Anthony was on the team that developed the US President's Comprehensive National Cyber Initiative (CNCI), supported the Homeland Security Critical Infrastructure Protection, Resilience, Business Continuity and National Telecommunication programs and was the senior DoD representative to the White House on national cyber-incident response and information sharing.

Mr. Bargar now works with the private sector and with governments worldwide to implement resilient architectures, effective strategies, and leap ahead technologies to reduce risk.  He is working with organizations in Singapore on Cyber Operations & Analytics effort to raise an organizations cyber maturity and prepare for next generation adversaries.
Dr Chu Cheng Kang
Senior Researcher
Huawei
Dr. Chu received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. He is a senior researcher of Huawei International, Singapore. His research now focuses on mobile security and IoT security. Before joining Huawei, Dr. Chu was a research scientist in Cryptography and Security department at Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) in Singapore. Dr. Chu has had a long-term interest in the development of new technologies in applied cryptography, cloud computing security and IoT security.

Dr. Chu has published many research papers in major conferences and journals like PKC, CT-RSA, IEEE TPDS, etc. and received the best student paper award in ISC 2007. He also served as vice chair of IEEE CCNC 2012 and on the program committee of many international conferences including CloudCom, SNDS, TrustBus, WISTP, CCNC, etc.
JP Dunning
Senior Security Consultant, Foundstone
Intel Security
Risks at the Core of the Internet of Things
JP Dunning is a Senior Penetration Tester with the Foundstone practice of Intel Security. As a member of the Foundstone, he regularly evaluates the security of Fortune 500 companies. JP specializes in Wireless, Hardware, Social Engineering, Physical, and Network Penetration Testing. He is the primary maintainer and instructor for multiple Ultimate Hacking training courses.

JP has over 10 years of experience in the security field. He started in 2006 with academic research at as an undergraduate. While in college he began publishing articles in journals including IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine and presenting at security conferences such a DefCon. Prior to joining Foundstone in 2012, JP had worked as a professional security consultant since 2010.

JP regularly contributes to the security community by speaking and performing training at industry events all over the world; such as BlackHat Asia, DefCon, ShmooCon, DerbyCon, ISSA, H.O.P.E., B-Sides, SkyDonCon, Hack3rCon, and ToorCamp. He is also the principle developer of several open source security projects commonly used by security professionals around the world.
Prof. Yuval Elovici
Professor, Research Director of iTrust / Head, Cyber Security Research Center
Bem-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU)
Detecting Compromised Consumer IoT Devices - Challenges and Research Directions
Yuval Elovici is the director of the Telekom Innovation Laboratories at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), head of BGU Cyber Security Research Center, Research Director of iTrust at SUTD, SUTD Director of ST Electronics-SUTD Cyber Security Lab, and a Professor in the Department of Information Systems Engineering at BGU. He holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer and Electrical Engineering from BGU and a Ph.D. in Information Systems from Tel-Aviv University. Prof. Elovici has published articles in leading peer-reviewed journals and in various peer-reviewed conferences. In addition, he has co-authored a book on social network security and a book on information leakage detection and prevention. His primary research interests are computer and network security, cyber security, web intelligence, information warfare, social network analysis, and machine learning. Prof. Elovici also consults professionally in the area of cyber security and is the co-founder of Morphisec, Startup Company that develop innovative cyber-security mechanisms that relate to moving target defense.
Tim Hahn
Distinguished Engineer, Internet of Things Security
IBM
Securing your IOT Implementations - Similar But Not the Same
Tim Hahn is a IBM Distinguished Engineer and has been with IBM since 1990. He is the Chief Architect for Internet of Things Security within the IBM Watson Internet of Things division. He is responsible for strategy, architecture, and design for IBM Watson Internet of Things offerings. These offerings, coupled with others from across IBM, enable customers to design, build, experiment, run, manage, and operate solutions involving diverse sensor data coming from connected devices. These solutions leverage IBM's strengths in cloud, cognitive, analytics, mobile, social, and security. Tim also has experience with both connected vehicles and connected products, those devices which formulate the “things” in the Internet of Things.

Tim previously worked as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Enterprise Modernization within the IBM Software Group Rational organization and in the IBM Software Group Tivoli organization as the Chief Architect for Secure Systems and Networks, working on product strategy, architecture, design, and development. Tim has worked on a variety of products in the past including lead architecture, design, and development for the IBM Encryption Key Manager and the z/OS Security Server LDAP Server. Tim's expertise is multi-faceted including application development tools and techniques, software security, directory services, and System z systems.

Tim has published numerous articles discussing the usage of Rational and Tivoli Security products in end-to-end deployment environments and is a co-author of two books: “e-Directories: Enterprise Software, Solutions, and Services” and “Mainframe Basics for Security Professionals”.
Carl W. Herberger
Vice President, Security Solutions
Radware
Safety, Sanctuary and Security - The Societal Impact of Ever-Permeating Connectivity
As Vice President of Security Solutions at Radware, Mr. Herberger is responsible for developing, managing, and increasing the company’s security practice and the primary corporate spokesperson in the Americas. Since 2010, Mr. Herberger has lead Radware’s security business product leadership & growth.

A frequent guest of Fox Business News, CNN and Bloomberg Broadcast News, along with numerous NYT, WSJ and Washington Post citations, Mr. Herberger is considered a foremost expert on the problems and solutions surrounding Cyber Attacks.

Before joining Radware, Carl served as V.P., Security & Compliance at Evolve IP, a major East Coast Cloud Security provider based in Philadelphia. While at Evolve IP, he was responsible for all aspects of the company’s $MM managed and professional service security offerings, including P&L, marketing, pricing, delivery, technology selection and staffing.

Before joining Evolve IP, Carl served as President and Co-founder of Allied InfoSecurity, Inc. – an international provider of best-in-class security consulting and technical compliance services. Prior to his tenure at Allied InfoSecurity, Inc., Carl served as the Information Security Officer for Barclaycard US. In this role, he was responsible for the entire information security program.

From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Herberger was the senior executive in charge of the SunGard Professional Services IT Security Practice which was recognized as one of the top-five IT security consulting organizations in the U.S. in 2005.

Mr. Herberger also served as a U.S. Air Force officer, with his last duty serving the Pentagon. While at the Pentagon, he evaluated computer security events affecting daily Air Force operations. He also managed critical operational intelligence for computer network attack programs to aid the National Security Council and Secretary of the Air Force with policy and budgetary defense.
Dr. Ralf Huuck
Director and Senior Architect
Synopsys
IoT - Attack of the Clone Army
Dr Ralf Huuck is a Director and Senior Architect with Synopsys’ Software Integrity Group focusing on software security and automated compliance tools. Earlier Dr Huuck spent over 12 years as a software research leader with R&D lab NICTA and as a CEO with security tools company Red Lizard Software. Dr Huuck is an Adjunct Associate Professor with UNSW, Australia, and a renowned author and speaker with over 50 international publications.
Olli Jarva
Senior Solutions Architect , APAC
Synopsys Pte Ltd
Security in IOT – Trust but Verify!
Olli Jarva is the Senior Solutions Architect in the Software Integrity Group at Synopsys. He is an expert in network security and mobile platforms, and has a deep understanding of protocol vulnerabilities. He has been involved in the discovery and coordination of a number of zero-day vulnerabilities.

Olli’s professional background is in cyber security domain and network administration, which he has experience for the past 10 years. He is also a regular speaker at security conferences, such as AusCert, RSA, CodeGate.
Jay Jenkins
Solutions Engineering Lead, Google Cloud – Asia
Google
Jay is the Solutions Engineering Lead for the Google Cloud business in Asia, and helps organizations transform their current technologies and workplaces in order to support more secure digital operations.

Jay has 20 years of experience using transformative technologies for a wide range of industries around the globe. Prior to Google, Jay was a partner at a specialist technology firm focused on agile technology transformation and business process reengineering in banking. Jay has also worked at global consulting firms where he specialised in business and technology transformations for finance and government industries.

Jay was born in the United States, and has a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. For the last 12 years, Jay has lived and worked in Australia, Vietnam, and now Singapore, with his family.
Matthew Johnson
Chief Technology Officer
Guardtime Global
Leveraging Blockchain for National Security: An Estonian Case Study
Mr. Johnson has over 15 years of experience of cyber industry leadership. He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and a distinguished veteran of the United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, where he served as a Special Agent focusing on cyber security, cloud, weapons development, intelligence, and related-security operations.

Mr. Johnson also lead the innovation and incubation initiatives in data security, cyber-forensics, security information and event management, and active defense as a Director for CACI’s (NYSE: CACI) National Security Cyber Group. Most recently he served as a Vice President of Strategy and Mission Assurance for Modern Technology Solutions Ltd in Alexandria, VA.
Lucas Kauffman
Cyber-Security Consultant
EY
Internet of Things - Push of Technology Requires a Push in Security
Lucas Kauffman is a cyber-security consultant at EY. He has been a pen tester for almost 5 years and holds OSCP as well as CREST CRT PEN. He joined EY Singapore from EY Belgium in December 2015 and has been focusing on testing IoT solutions. Lucas is also an active member of security.stackexchange.com and has released several guest blog posts on their website. He has been frequenting Brucon regularly in the past years as well as the Belgian OWASP chapter meetings. He’s an outgoing person, who loves beer, cheese and cookies.
Wally Lee
Cybersecurity Architect, Enterprise Cybersecurity Group
Microsoft
Wally Lee is the Cybersecurity Architect at Microsoft covering Asia Pacific Region. He has over 20 years of technical pre-sales and hands-on experience in security audit, incident response management, compliance check, risk assessment, penetration test and security solutioning. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Computer Engineering), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and BS7799 Lead Auditor.

Prior to Microsoft, Wally was in McAfee where he held the appointment of Regional Enterprise Solutions Architect, where he is responsible in developing strategic relationships and providing technical/industry expertise in McAfee Security technologies and solutions for major financial institutions, telecommunication companies, government and defense agencies and multinationals in the region.

Prior to McAfee, Wally was with Singapore Computer Systems Ltd (SCS) as the Principal Consultant and was in-charge of the technical skills development of the engineers in the Security Competency Centre. He was also a P&L holder and was tasked the responsibility to co-run the security business.

Before joining SCS, Wally had been an entrepreneur and was the co-founder and Principal Consultant of Infinitum Security Pte Ltd in the mid 90's, where he run the security business and had provided security professional services including audit, hardening, web application penetration test and code review to its long list of client.

Wally is active in the Security Industrial and having served as EXCO and committee members in several boards and associations. He was the immediately Past President of Association of Information Security Professional (AiSP), an association aims at promote, develop, support and enhance the integrity, technical competence, management expertise, status and interests of information security professionals in Singapore.
Walter Lee
Head of Innovation Management Office, Global Safety Division
NEC Corporation
What's NEXT for Smarter and Safer Cities?
Walter Lee is responsible for the business strategy and operations of the Innovation Management Office (IMO) in the Global Safety Division of NEC Corporation. The IMO is in charge of successfully incubating and productizing new products and solutions tailored to public safety. Prior to NEC, Walter Lee was the CEO of the e-Cop Group of companies until 2013.  e-Cop is the leading Managed Security Services provider in the Asia Pacific region. Walter also worked in the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), a national research agency in Singapore. He was the Senior Vice President and had led the team in various leading-edge technology innovation initiatives. He has also held leadership positions in IDC, Singapore Airlines Group, IBM, and HP.  Walter has an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) from Golden Gate University of San Francisco.
Dr Lua Rui Ping
Consultant
Cyber Security Group, Government Technology Agency of Singapore
Dr. Lua Rui Ping is a cyber-security consultant for Smart Nation projects within GovTech. He plays an important role in the security design, architecture and review of Smart Nation initiatives, such as large-sensor networks, smart homes, autonomous systems and data / privacy protection programmes. He is also involved in various cyber-security research programmes under GovTech and NRF.

Dr. Lua received his B.Eng. (Hons) in Computer Engineering and Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2010 and 2015 respectively, from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singpore. He was awarded the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation (SITF) Award (Gold) and the DragonVenture Scholarship in 2013, IT Youth Award in 2008, and Tan Kah Kee Young Inventor Award (Defense Section) in 2003.

From 2010 to 2014, Dr. Lua designed and oversaw the construction of the first simulation cluster for the newly formed Cyber Security Laboratory at the School of Computer Engineering (SCE) in NTU. During the same period, he received competitive research funding under the Defence Innovative Research Programme (DIRP) for his work on Autonomous Swarm Networks. He was also part of the TechX Challenge on autonomous robotics and helped to complete the respective research project (Cognitive Autonomous Rescue Vehicle) in 2012.

Dr. Lua is currently an adjunct lecturer at NTU’s SCE. His other technical interests include artificial intelligence, neuroscience, computational ethics and game theory.
Christopher Lupini
Chief Cybersecurity Engineer, Electronics and Safety
Delphi Corporation
Chris is the Chief Engineer for Cybersecurity Engineering in North America for the Electronics and Safety division of Delphi.  In this role, he leads the development of common hardware and software strategies for design of embedded control ECUs for powertrain, active safety, infotainment, and all product areas needing security to mitigate unauthorized access, data privacy, counterfeiting, manufacturing, and supply chain management.

Prior to his lead role in cybersecurity Chris was Engineering Group Manager for the Delphi Serial Data Communications worldwide steering team.   Key objectives included implementing J1850, CAN, Flexray, MOST, LIN, and Ethernet for in-vehicle use.

Chris graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. with a B.Comp.E. degree, and Purdue University in W. Lafayette, IN with a M.S.E.E. degree. He holds Professional Engineer Certification in the State of Indiana.
Omprakash Moolchandani
Director - Cybersecurity for Embedded and OnPrem
GE Digital Predix
IioT Device Security - A Defence in Depth Approach
Om has over a Decade of experience in the Cyber Security industry with expertise in Embedded, IIoT, Cloud, Mobile, SaaS and SCADA Security. Om’s background in Software Development, Pentesting, Cyber Incidence Response and ITGRC has specialized him in building Secure SDLC processes and Implementing various ITGRC Use Cases across large financial and ICS organizations in different continents. Currently engaged in building a team of IIoT security experts to craft Secure Product Development Processes such as Threat Modelling, SAST, DAST, Fuzzing and Red Teaming, Secure Coding, Secure Deployment in order to deliver IIoT EDGE devices with Device Security technologies. Evangelism and Research keeps him busy bringing new technologies and methodologies to solve various IIoT and Cloud security challenges, with focus on securing critical devices running embedded software in order to deliver world’s first Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Presently working on IIoT and SCADA Secure Software Engineering, Anti-Exploitation, Anti-Tampering and Deceptive Security Techniques.
Michael Murray
General Manager, Industrial Sensing Division
Analog Devices
Next Generation Sensing and Secure Edge Node Processing for IoT and Smart Cities
Michael is the General Manager of the Industrial Sensing Group within Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI). He brings 20 years of successful start-up ventures and multinational experience in areas of marketing, product development and sales leadership.

Michael leads two separate yet dependent businesses. Firstly, the High Performance Inertial (HPI) design teams which are tasked with R&D and deployment of market leading inertial sensor and optical devices, as well as intelligent and autonomous sensors. Tightly coupled to the Inertial sensing strategy, is the Industrial Sensing business unit which focuses on the Industrial Internet of Things markets that include Smart City, Buildings, Agriculture and Infrastructure. 

Michael is a member of the Board of Directors of the WiSun Alliance and a member of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and the MEMS Industry Group (MIG).

Prior to joining ADI, Michael was co-founder of Artaflex, Inc. an electronic engineering, prototype and development firm, in Canada.  Michael received his MBA from of the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a Master’s Degree in Technology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Northeastern University, in Boston, and an Electronic Engineering Technologist Diploma from George Brown College, in Toronto.
Dr Ng Wee Keong
Associate Chair (Research), School of Computer Science & Engineering
Nanyang Technological University
Dr. W. K. Ng is Associate Chair (Research) of the School of Computer Science & Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA. He is an expert in data management, data analytics, data monetization, and data security, and has published more than 200 technical papers in these areas. He is General Co-chair of the International Conference on Information and Communications Security 2016; Jury Member of the Second Dutch Cyber Security Research Award in March 2016; Senior PC Member of the 20th, 19th, 18th, 17th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining.
Jiannis Papadakis
Head of Sales Engineering
Utimaco IS GmbH
As a sales engineer within the Utimaco HSM department I have worked closely with end-customers and partners in the integration and development of concepts around HSMs. Typical use cases in this area include the integration of HSMs into PKI/eID, pay TV, DNSSEC, PCI-DSS compliance and DB encryption projects. Primary responsibilities in this position include the pre/post sales technical support of customers, integration testing for new applications and the delivery of technical trainings upon Utimaco’s product series for partners and end customers in the EMEA region.
Christopher Rezendes
Founder
INEX
National, Cultural, Community Survival in the 21st Century Demands Resilience
Christopher Rezendes is the Founder of INEX Advisors, INEX IoT Impact LABS and IoT Capital Partners.

INEX Advisors serves Fortune 5000 enterprise, industrial and technology companies seeking to enhance existing businesses and develop new business models through the deployment of Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions. INEX has worked with dozens of Fortune 500, 5000 and middle-market companies since 2011.

Impact LABS is an IoT commercialization accelerator that live-pilots early-stage IoT solutions in the field with small and mid-sized businesses. LABS brings together five (5) key stakeholder groups to collaborate of the definition, development, deployment and scaling of market-ready solutions. These groups include: IoT startups from the US and abroad, Fortune 5000 industrial and technical Sponsors, innovative small and mid-sized businesses, physical world subject matter experts and research institutions. Current Sponsors include: Analog Devices, ADI Lyric Labs, Dell IoT Solutions Business Unit, Dell OEM Solutions Business Unit, Foley and Lardner, GE Digital, GE Research and PTC/ ThingWORX.

IoT Capital Partners is an IoT-dedicated early stage investment vehicle under construction with Roger Krakoff. Currently, our team holds positions in 15 early stage IoT companies, over half of which have revenue generating product in market.  These companies include software tools/ utilities as well as application- and asset-specific solutions. All are headquartered in the US.

Christopher is also the Co-Organizer of the IoT Meetup Boston/ New England (>2,300 members) that meets monthly. He helped Paul Roberts at The Security Ledger launch the Security of Things Meetup (@900 members).

Christopher speaks often at local, regional, national and global events focused on IoT, innovation, impact investing and a number of industry events where IoT has significant potential.

Christopher has 25 years’ experience in real-time, mission-critical, embedded and wireless markets as an analyst, advisor, general manager, and now, entrepreneur and investor. He grew up Fall River, MA, the grandson of sweepers and one of the first female floor bosses in the region’s textile industry; graduated from Harvard University and has worked with national security, infrastructure and industrial communities on technology issues and opportunities since 1991.

Christopher and the INEX, LABS and Capital PARTNERS teams are working with brilliant partners to instrument the physical world with intelligence and intention, for profit and productivity as well as sustainability and impact.

You can learn more about their work at: Inexadvisors.com or iotimpactlabs.com
You can reach Christopher at [email protected] and 508-415-5022.
Prof. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi
Director of Intel Collaborative Research Institute
Technische Universitat Darmstadt
Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi is a full professor of Computer Science at the TU Darmstadt, Germany. He is the head of the Systems Security Lab at the Cybersecurity Research Center of TU Darmstadt. Since January 2012 he is also the director of the Intel Collaborative Research Institute for Secure Computing (ICRI-SC) at TU Darmstadt. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Saarland, Germany. Prior to academia, he worked in R&D of Telecommunications enterprises, amongst others Ericsson Telecommunications. He has been continuously contributing to security and privacy research. For his influential research on Trusted and Trustworthy Computing he received the renowned German “Karl Heinz Beckurts” award. This award honors excellent scientific achievements with high impact on industrial innovations in Germany.

He is Editor-In-Chief of IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine, and on the editorial board of ACM Books. He served 5 years on the editorial board of the ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC), and was guest editor of the IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design (Special Issue on Hardware Security and Trust).
Marc Schneider
Principal Cybersecurity Engineer
MITRE Corporation
Smart Home Security Challenges
Marc Schneider is a Principal Cybersecurity Engineer for the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), operated by The MITRE Corporation in support of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The center is dedicated to increasing the rate of adoption of practical cybersecurity solutions.

Marc’s work in support of the NCCoE is focused on securing the Internet of Things. He has worked on securing the Internet of Medical Things, including securing wireless infusion pumps and is currently working on a project to secure the Smart Home.

In addition to this work, Marc runs an Internet of Thing research laboratory for MITRE, and is the principal investigator on one of the laboratory research projects.

Prior to joining MITRE, Marc worked for Riverbed Technology Inc. focusing on product security. He managed development of the authentication and authorization components of Riverbed’s products, as well as serving on several security-related special task forces for the company’s Chief Technology Officer.

He has a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and Columbia University respectively.
Duke Sexton
Head of Advanced Solutions Group (ASG)
Thales e-Security
IoT Beyond Traditional Network Security Models - Securing the Smart Device Itself
Duke Sexton is a technology professional with over 25 years in the IT Industry. He has held senior technical and management roles in systems solutions architecture, High Performance Computing, presales engineering, network security & firewalls, program management, and IT services delivery, within the Government, Enterprise, & NGO sectors.

As Head of Thales’ Advanced Services Group (ASG) in APAC, Duke leads an expert team of Professional Services developers and engineers implementing advanced integration & customization solutions surrounding Thales' data-protection products. Thales ASG provides guidance, training, and deployment assistance to enable organizations to maximize their return on investment in data-protection solutions within their security environment.
Prof. Raj Thampuran
Managing Director
A*STAR
Prof Raj. Thampuran was appointed Managing Director of A*STAR in July 2012. He joined A*STAR in 2000 as Head of the Technology Planning Unit. In that portfolio he was involved in the planning and establishment of the framework for Research Councils. From 2002, he held portfolios as Deputy Director of the Electronics, Engineering and Chemicals clusters at various periods. In these capacities, he helped plan, manage and support the capability development efforts of public sector performers in areas identified for technological growth. Concurrently, he managed extramural programmes; developing initiatives and various schemes to support R&D that involves the universities and other institutions of higher learning. Many these schemes continue to support the R&D efforts of the universities today.

He rose to the position of Director in 2004 and was involved in policy and planning matters for the Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), and the formation of the graduate affairs department looking after the scholarship initiatives for the Council.

In 2006, he was concurrently appointed as Executive Director of the Institute of High Performance Computing, a research organisation of over 200 staff and one of 14 Research Institutes supported by A*STAR, where he spearheaded its R&D portfolio and industry development efforts until June 2010. He was also appointed as Director of Planning and Policy Department of A*STAR in 2008 to help spearhead the efforts to develop the science and technology research blueprint for the Science and Technology 2015 Plan. In this capacity, he was deeply involved in interactions with policy makers and Ministry officials to establish A*STAR’s contributions to the National R&D Framework. He was co-opted to be in the secretariat team of the Economic Strategies Committee, established in 2009, where he helped to develop the findings and recommendations of the panel on Knowledge Capital.

In April 2010, he was appointed as Deputy Executive Director of SERC which was followed, in October 2010, by appointment as Executive Director. In July 2012, he was concurrently appointed as Managing Director of A*STAR.

Prof Raj. Thampuran studied in Singapore, UK and the USA, and is a Mechanical Engineer by training with a PhD in Materials Science. He did his postdoctoral work in modelling and simulation and attended the Advanced Management Programme in INSEAD (Fontainebleau). He was a recipient of the National Academic Award in 1998, the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2007 and the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2016. He has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor by the Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) in April 2013, and an Adjunct Professor in the Dean’s Office, Faculty of Engineering at the National University of Singapore since December 2013. Dr. Thampuran is married with two children and is an inveterate reader of non-fiction.
John Walsh
Vice President, Secure Technology Group
Analog Devices Inc.
Security 101 for IoT and Smart Nation
John Walsh is the Vice President of Analog Devices (Nasdaq/NM: ADI) Secure Technology Group, a new organization created with the acquisition of the Cyber Security Solutions (CSS) business of Sypris Electronics in August 2016.

Prior to Analog Devices, John served as Vice President of Sypris Solutions and as President of its subsidiary, Sypris Electronics, since March of 2008. There he transformed the long-standing leader in cryptography and high-assurance Type 1 systems to be a pioneer in developing methods for securing critical infrastructure, fending off Advanced Persistent Threats (APT), and innovating in concert with industry-leading technology companies and academic centers of excellence.  Mr. Walsh is a former leader in the Missile Defense Initiative and renowned expert in lean engineering and Six-Sigma.

As the Internet of Things (IoT) is increasingly leveraged for mission-critical applications in municipalities, automotive, industrial automation and healthcare, the security of the underlying hardware becomes non-negotiable. With increasing cyber threats and attack surfaces, the information journey must be trusted from end-to-end. This journey starts with sensing, measuring, and interpreting real world signals and continues with data, insights, and analytics that are trusted to make decisions resulting in increased productivity, efficiency, and profitability.  In his new role at Analog Devices, Mr. Walsh is tasked with building capabilities, architectures, and solutions in order to secure the IoT.
Dr Estelle Wang
Specialist in Automotive Security & Privacy
Continental Corporation
Estelle Wang (王奕) received the B.Eng. degree and the M.Eng. degree in School of Computer Technology and Science from Northwestern Polytechnical University, China in 2000 and 2003, and the Ph.D. degree in  School of Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2008.

Dr. Wang is currently a Specialist in Automotive Security & Privacy within Security & Privacy Competence Center, Corporate Systems & Technology, Continental Automotive Singapore Pte. Ltd. She is a pilot to bring automotive security concept from Germany to Singapore location within Continental. Prior to this, she worked as a Postdoctoral in the crypto group at Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, from 2009 to 2011. From 2011 to 2014, she was a Research Fellow with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore. She was a Research Scientist at the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore from 2014 to 2016. Her research interests are in the general area of embedded security, with the focus on high performance cryptographic components, side-channel resistant algorithms and secure vehicular applications. She has published around 40 internationally peer-reviewed journal/conference papers on various security topics. She is a senior member of the IEEE and committee member of the Singapore Chapter of the IEEE Circuits and Systems. She is a program committee member for ASP-DAC, FPT and WESS in the fields of embedded security and FPGAs.
Dr Steven Wong
Associate Professor & Programme Director
Singapore Institute of Technology
Associate Professor Dr. Steven Wong the Programme Director at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) where he spearheaded the first Information Security degree programme offered by an autonomous university in Singapore in 2015. Steven graduated top of his cohort with a degree in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and obtained his PhD in Informatics from the University of Edinburgh. Steven has nearly two decades of academic and industry experience, and was involved in projects totally over 250 million dollars. He actively volunteers in leadership positions for multiple ICT-related organisations and associations both in Singapore as well as in the APAC region. He is currently the President of the Association of Information Security Professionals (AISP), the co-Chairman of the Cloud Security Alliance APAC Education Council, the Co-Chairman of IDA WG3 Telecommunications Standards Advisory Committee and the Chairman of the IEEE Consumer Electronics (Singapore) chapter.
Dr Robert (Rocky) Young
Principal Cyber Security Engineer
MITRE Corporation
Insecure Internet of Things (IIOT) a.k.a. The New Attack Frontier
Dr. Young is an expert on cyber security, Information Assurance (IA) and Information Operations (IO). He has presented widely on issues and challenges related to the security of wireless/mobile devices, cloud/virtual networks, the cyber workforce, network/systems security principles, safeguards, and practices. Presently he is a Principal Cyber Security Engineer at the MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit company that operates multiple federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs). Dr. Young is supporting numerous U.S. Government sponsors with cyber security and cyber medicine initiatives, in addition to supporting numerous corporate endeavors. Previously as a government civilian, he supported the Secretary of Defense as the Director for Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Outreach (CIAO) and Mobile Device Security Division, Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer. Dr. Young has been a professor at National Defense University since 2002. Prior to that, he was Chief of 11th Wing Information Assurance Office, Air Force District of Washington, providing policy guidance, technical support, and security oversight of communication, computers, and classified emissions. Dr. Young retired from the USAF after serving on active duty for 21 years, starting with his enlistment at seventeen from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. In the beginning of his career he served in the Middle East/Desert Storm, mid-career he was selected to serve as Aircrew for the White House, and ultimately finished up his military career as a Commissioned Federal Medical Officer. He continues to serve as a volunteer in his Medical Officer capacity with the Wounded Warrior Program at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and teaches masters-level cyber security courses at the University of Maryland and Syracuse University.
Prof. Yu Chien Siang
Chief Innovation Officer
Quann
Innovating IoT Security, Overcoming Hard Challenges
As Quann’s Chief Innovation Officer, Professor Yu is responsible for cultural transformation, strategic problem solving and innovations in areas such as Big Data, video and cognitive processing, Smart Nation, Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, drones and high security solutioning. He also leads Quann Labs, focusing on cyber security innovation and anti-malware research.

Previously, Professor Yu held a similar role with the Ministry of Home Affairs. He has worked in the Civil Service since 1981 and was awarded National Day Honours, The Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 1993 and The Public Administration Medal (Silver) Bar in 2004.

Prior to being part of the Civil Service, he was awarded the Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft Scholarship, a Public Service Commission Scholarship, to pursue his studies at Fachhochschule Munchen, where he graduated as a Data Systems Engineer. During his studies, he received training at the Siemens Research Laboratory and IBM R&D Laboratory in Boblingen.

Professor Yu has been active in the fields of IT management and IT security for more than 20 years. He has led numerous national-level projects in IT security and homeland security and has been instrumental in evolving their architecture and fundamental mechanisms.

Professor Yu, a pioneer in the exploitation of microcomputers, is a former President of the Singapore Microcomputer Society. He is the inventor of cost-efficient and unique smart card readers, cryptography systems, more efficient protocols and fault tolerant systems. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematics at the National University of Singapore where he teaches an introductory course on cyber security.
Dr Zhou Jianying
Principal Scientist, Infocomm Security Department Head
Institute of Infocomm Research
Two-factor Authentication for IoT Devices
Dr Jianying Zhou is a principal scientist and the head of Infocomm Security Department at Institute for Infocomm Research. He received PhD in Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London, and has been working on cybersecurity for over 20 years. His research interests are in applied cryptography, computer and network security, cyber-physical security, mobile and wireless security.