Dr Amirudin Abdul Wahab
Dr. Amirudin Bin Abdul Wahab,
Chief Executive Officer, CyberSecurity Malaysia
Dr Amirudin Abdul Wahab (“Dr Amir”) is currently the Chief Executive Officer of CyberSecurity Malaysia, a strategic agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia and the agency that monitors sovereignty of the country. He has more than 20 years of ICT working experience in the telecom and IT sector in the Government as well as in the semi-government and private sectors.
Through his leadership at Cybersecurity Malaysia, Dr Amir managed to contribute to Malaysia’s achievement in attaining number #3 rank in the world, in the 2014 International Telecom Union (ITU) Global Cyber Security Index and becoming the first World Trustmark Alliance Chairman to be reappointed to a second term, was selected to receive an ASEAN Award as the Outstanding Chief Information/Security Officer Award. He is also a POLCYB (The Society of The Policing of Cyberspace) Non-Executive Board of Directors for year 2015 to 2018.
He served as a National Committee Member of the e-Sovereignty Committee chaired by the Honourable Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, the National Chairman of the Industry Standards Committee on Information Technology, Communications and Multimedia (ISC G), Chairman of Impartial Committee for Malaysian Software Testing Board (MTSB), Board member of the National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM), Chairman of PIKOM Information Security Committee and also a Board member of Cloud Security Alliance, Malaysia Chapter. He is also an OIC Task Force Member on ICT and Cyber Security and a Fellow at Malaysian Institute of Management. Dr Amir was also appointed by the Honourable Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia as one of the high-profile member Independent Panel Committee of the Ministry of Education chaired by Tun Zaki Hamid, the former Chief Justice, to study National Examination Board examination systems.