TOP 30 FINALISTS & CATEGORY AWARD WINERS 2023
Maria Francesca Del Rosario
Undersecretary of the Information and Communications Technology Group (ICTG) under Department of Budget and Management
APAC Head of Cyber Crime Investigation
Marie Elaine Ibanez
Company Commander, Incident Response and Active Defense Company
Products & Trainings Manager
Mei Leng THAM
Head of Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) Research
May Oo Khaing
Head of Offensive Application Security
Senior Manager, Legal and Enforcement, AITI
Shakthi Priya Kathirvelu
VP and Head of Information Security and IT
Chief Operation Officer
Cyber Security Officer / Lead
Vice-President, Technology Audit
LIM Ee Lin
Deputy Director (CISO Office & Governance)
Senior Vice President, International Sales (APAC & EMEA)
Information Security Chief of Staff
Head of Marketing, Asia Pacific & Japan
Senior Cyber Investigation Specialist
Vice President, International Marketing (APJ & EMEA)
RoselinA BT Mahmood
Chief Executive Officer
Head of Government Affairs and Public Policy, APJ & META
Founder and CEO
Director – Sales & Marketing
Le Xin Chea, ANDREA
Team Leader (Technology Compliance)
Solution Architect – Incident Response Program APJ
THANK YOU TO OUR 2023 JUDGES
President ISACA Chapter
Chair and President, Women in Security Alliance
Dr Magda Chelly
Co-Founder of Responsible Cyber, Women on Cyber Singapore
Head of Security, Privacy & Resilience APAC, abrdn
PhD, Policing & Security Advisor, Global Law Enforcement & Public Health Association
VP & Founder, AISP’s Ladies in Cyber Charter, Association of Information Security Professionals
Regional Director Global Security APAC, Honeywell
About the awards
The Top Women in Security ASEAN Region Awards form part of a global campaign by the Women in Security & Resilience Alliance (WISECRA). This initiative is open to all ASEAN member countries and follows successful awards in 2022, 2021 and was launched with the Top Women in Security Awards held during 2020 in Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines.
As an ‘Industry Community’ orientated awards the feedback has been deep and meaningful. The awards ceremonies and the acceptance speeches from the Finalists is a testament to what the awards mean to participants and the value given for professional recognition and development.
Year to year 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, Cambodia and including the ASEAN Region Women in Security Network.
Nominations generally include women holding senior security roles including CISO, Global Head of Cyber Threat Prevention, Operation Director, Senior Business Director, Executive Director – Information & Cyber Security Risk, Security Lead – Cybersecurity GRC and Threat Exposure Management lead.
Nominees (other than for Open Category Awards) must be women with more than three years of experience in the security industry, be that in cybersecurity, electronics, physical, protective and risk management roles. Self-nominations are welcome. Open Category Awards are open to all.
ONE IN TECH, an ISACA FOUNDATION
One In Tech, an ISACA Foundation, is supporting the Top Women in Security ASEAN Region Awards. SheLeadsTech is the banner program of One In Tech, dedicated to building a gender diverse and inclusive global community of cyber professionals. Initiated in 2017, SheLeadsTech empowers women to enhance their professional skills and advocate for their career advancement. SheLeadsTech also brings global awareness to the lack of gender diversity in all levels, particularly chief and executive positions, within tech fields. One in Tech, through the Top Women in Security ASEAN Region Awards is kindly offering a Professional Development Bundle to the Top 30 Finalists for 2023.
This will include:
- Free one-year ISACA professional membership, giving access to career advancement events and webinars;
- One free ISACA course from CRISC or CISM;
- Connection to ISACA’s mentoring program and access to certified digital trust professionals as mentors or mentees; and
- Access to additional ISACA and OIT resources.