Assistant Vice President, Cyber Security, Enterprise Business Group,
Mr. Freddy Tan is the Assistant Vice President, Cyber Security, Enterprise Business Group at StarHub. His responsibilities include communicating their security strategy, identifying emerging security trends and responding with appropriate security products and services. He is also responsible for cultivating relationships with the governments, industry associations and academia to foster a spirit of collaboration and mutual support in Asia. He was awarded the (ISC)² President's Award in 2003 in recognition of his voluntary work with (ISC)² and served as the Chairperson of the (ISC)² Board of Directors in 2012 and 2013, and the Co-chairperson of the (ISC)² Board of Directors in 2010 and 2011. He also served as a member of (ISC)² Asia Advisory Council from 2008 to 2013 and co-chaired the council from 2011 to 2013. In 2013, Freddy was appointed as the APAC Strategy Advisor for the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). He was also the President of Security and Governance Chapter, Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) from 2013 to 2015 and the Vice President and Founding Member of the Association of Information Security Professionals (AISP) in Singapore since 2008. He was a resource person for the UN-ESCAP Academy Training for ICT for Development (ICTD) Capacity-Building program where he has delivered an information security and privacy module in Korea and Myanmar. Freddy has over 30 years of experience in information security serving 25 years with the Singapore Armed Forces and 6 years with Microsoft as the Chief Security Advisor for Asia Pacific. He has presented on security-related issues in Bangladesh, Brunei, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam. He has also been called upon by media in Bangladesh, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the United States and Vietnam for his opinions regarding cybersecurity.