About the awards

The Top Women in Security ASEAN Region Awards follow similar initiatives in India, as well as Africa, Europe and Canada and form part of a global campaign by the Women in Security & Resilience Alliance (WISECRA). This initiative is open to all ASEAN countries following a very successful 2021 awards and the Top Women in Security Awards held during 2020 in Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines.

We have gathered unique industry partnership arrangements, bringing together key chapters of premier, global security industry associations and professional women in security groups in Singapore. Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and including the ASEAN Region Women in Security Network.

Nominees must be women with more than three years of experience in the security industry, be that in cybersecurity, electronics, physical, protective and management roles. Self-nominations are welcome.
We thank them for their support.

Finalists and Winners will be notified by mid-July and the awards ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur on Monday, August 15, 2022 in association with Cyber Security Asia 2022.

SINGAPORE SUNDOWNER - MAY 18 - MEET THE JUDGES

OFFICIAL OPENING & MEET THE JUDGES

Ipoh International Convention Centre, Malaysia

Held 8 March 2022 - INTERNATIONAL WOMEN's DAY

Categories

ASEAN Country Award
– Singapore

Recognises Singapore specific security industry contributions, leadership, influence or mentoring. May not be limited to a single winner.

ASEAN Country Award
– Malaysia

Recognises Malaysia specific security industry contributions, leadership, influence or mentoring. May not be limited to a single winner.

ASEAN Country Award
– Indonesia

Recognises Indonesia specific security industry contributions, leadership, influence or mentoring. May not be limited to a single winner.

ASEAN Country Award
– Thailand

Recognises Thailand specific security industry contributions, leadership, influence or mentoring. May not be limited to a single winner.

ASEAN Country Award
– Vietnam

Recognises Vietnam specific security industry contributions, leadership, influence or mentoring. May not be limited to a single winner.

ASEAN Country Award
– Philippines

Recognises Philippines specific security industry contributions, leadership, influence or mentoring. May not be limited to a single winner.

ASEAN Country Award
– Cambodia

Recognises Cambodia specific security industry contributions, leadership, influence or mentoring. May not be limited to a single winner.

Cybersecurity

Recognises leadership, innovation or mentoring within the information and computer security (cybersecurity) domain.

ASEAN Regional Award

Recognises the Top Woman in Security for the Southeast Asia Region.

Electronic Security

Recognises leadership, innovation or mentoring within the electronics and technical security domain, such as video surveillance, detection and access control systems.

Security Trainer
or Educator

Recognises leadership, innovation or mentoring within the training or education domain relating to the security discipline.

Risk & Resilience Professional

Recognises leadership, innovation or mentoring within the risk management and resilience discipline.

Security Researcher

Recognises leadership, innovation or mentoring within the security research domain.

Young Professional Ambassador

Recognises a young professional under the age of 40 years who demonstrates leadership and mentoring to women within security discipline.

Student

Recognises an up and coming woman who has entered or transitioned into the security industry and is worthy of recognition and encouragement to continue.

Categories

ASEAN Country Award
– Singapore

ASEAN Country Award
– Malaysia

ASEAN Country Award
– Indonesia

ASEAN Country Award
– Thailand

ASEAN Country Award
– Vietnam

ASEAN Country Award
– Philippines

ASEAN Country Award
– Cambodia

Cybersecurity

Physical Security

Electronic Security

Security Trainer
or Educator

RISK & RESILIENCE PROFESSIONAL

Security Researcher

Young Professional Ambassador

Student

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