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16 July 2024 (Tuesday)
SUNTEC Convention Center Hall 406

Theme: Moving Ahead of the Threats | Reframe & Refine Cybersecurity

Into its 11th edition, GTACS 2024 represents Governance, Technology Audit & Compliance and Security, and is ISACA Singapore Chapter’s flagship annual conference. Our theme this year is Moving Ahead of the Threats: REFRAME AND REFINE CYBER SECURITY. ISACA aims to delve into practical challenges both implementing and enforcing cyber security in organisations, and share global best practices on how organisations can build resilience, understand potential disruptions and better detect and respond to cyber incidents in an ever-changing corporate landscape.

Who should attend:

  • Top executives - CIO, CISO, CFO, CRO

  • Information Technology Governance, Security, Risk, Assurance Consultants

  • Information Systems Auditors and Managers

  • Information Security Professionals, Risk Professionals

  • Internal/External Auditors 

  • Lecturers and Course Managers

  • Other Professionals with interest in Cybersecurity and Risk Management 

Join us and connect with fellow practitioners, industry leaders and experts at the conference.

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2024 Program to be released soon

9:00 - 9:15am 

2023 Program shown below

Welcome Remarks
Ms. Jenny Tan, President ISACA Singapore

9:15 - 9:30am

Guest of Honour Address
Mr. Tan Kiat How, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of  Communications and Information & Ministry of National Development

9:30- 9:50am

ISACA Award Ceremony

9:50- 10:15am

Keynote 1

Speaker - Mr. Vincent Loy, Assistant Managing Director, Technology Group, Monetary Authority of Singapore.

GTACS Conference Presentation: Lessons Learnt from Technology & Cyber Incidents in the Financial Sector.

10:15- 10.45am

Morning Break

10:45- 11:10am

Keynote 2

By Diligent

11:10 - 11:35am

AM Session 1:

Speaker - Mr. John Lim, Course Manager & Senior Lecturer, School of Information Technology, Nanyang Polytechnic.
GTACS Conference Presentation: The Triumvirate of Cybersecurity : Penetration Testing, Cyber Intelligence and Vulnerability Management

11:35 - 12:00pm

AM Session 2:

Speaker - Dr Carrine Toh, VP, Asean CIO Association & CSO, Bond Holdings 

GTACS Conference Presentation: Are we ready for Metaverse? Cybersecurity Challenges and Strategies

12:00- 13.00pm

Lunch & Networking Opportunities

13:00 - 13:25pm

PM Session 1:

Speaker - Mr. Steven Sim, Immediate Past President, ISACA Singapore Chapter
GTACS Conference Presentation: An approach to governing OT and IIOT in the Industry 4.0 era

13:25 - 13:50pm

PM Session 2:

Speaker - Mr. Balaji Kapsikar, Head of Technology Risk, Funding Societies Pte Ltd
GTACS Conference Presentation: Navigating the Uncertainty: Effective Risk Management 
Strategies for AI-Driven Technologies

13:50 - 14:15pm

PM Session 3:

Speaker - Mr. Manoj Wadhwa, Director – Cyber Risk
GTACS Conference Presentation: Modern Enterprise Security Architecture Framework to achieve 
holistic Cyber Resiliency

14:15 - 15:00pm

PM Panel Discussion 1:  AI & Cybersecurity: The Future of Hacking

Moderator: Ms.  Linda Nguyen Schindler, Director of AI Competence Center and Head of Ecosystem & Partnerships, German Entrepreneurship Asia.

Panelist: Dr. Vrizlynn Thing, SVP, Head of Cybersecurity Strategic Technology Centre, at ST Engineering | Mr. Gerry Chng, Executive Director, Risk Advisory at Deloitte | M. Pedro Hernandez, CRO and Co-founder at Build38

15:00- 15.30am

Tea Break

15:30 - 15:55pm

PM Session 4:

Speaker - Mr Mark Copley, Managing Director - Head of Audit, Information and Cyber Security & Enterprise Technology
GTACS Conference Presentation: Work from Anywhere – Secure from Anywhere?

15:55 - 16:20pm

PM Session 5:

Speaker - Mr Ng Chun Kiam, Director, Performance & Portfolio Management, Governance Group, GOVTECH

GTACS Conference Presentation: Governance on Digitalisation and Digital Trust

16:20 - 16:45pm

PM Session 6:

Speaker - Mr Daryl Pereira, APAC CISO & Director Office of the CISO, Google Cloud                                                       

Presentation: Using Cloud as your Digital Immune System

16:45 - 17:10pm

PM Session 7:

Speaker - Mr Ethan Seow, CEO, Centre for Cybersecurity
GTACS Conference Presentation: The Human Factor in Cybersecurity - Simple Ways to Shape 
Culture Beyond Protection

17:10- 17.15pm

Closing Address

2024 Programme




Welcome Address by Ms. Jenny Tan, President ISACA Singapore.


Key Note-1 (IMDA/MAS)

9:30am - 9:55am

Guest of Honour Address by Mr. Tan Kiat How, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of National Development

​9:55am - 10:15am

ISACA Award Ceremony

​9:50am - 10:15am

Tea Break

​10:15am - 10:40am

Tentative: Fireside Chat with Sopendnu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Office, MAS

10:40am - 11:05am

Keynote 2: By Diligent

​11:05am - 11:50am

Panel Discussion : Ciso’s view on GRC

Moderator: Steven Sim (Chair, Executive Committee, OT-ISAC

Panelist: Shao Fei Huang ( SMRT CISO) , Chuan Wei Hoo ( Starhub CISO) , Cheri Lim ( Temasek CISO)

​11:50am - 12:15pm

AM Speaking Session 1: Jagdish Mahapatra, Chief Revenue Office, ColorTokens

​12:15 - 01:15pm

Lunch & Networking

1:15pm - 1:50pm

PM Panel Discussion 1: GRC: Boards’ Expectations on Cybersecurity and Audit - Supported But Not Prioritised. How can Boards help in balancing expectations and execution prioritization?

Moderator: Ms. Jenny Tan, President- ISACA Singapore Chapter


​2:35pm - 3:00pm

PM Speaking Session 1: Mr. Kwok Yan Lam, Associate Vice President (Strategy and Partnerships) and Executive Director, National Centre for Research in Digital Trust, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

​3:00pm - 3:20pm

Tea Break

​3:20pm - 4:05pm

PM Panel Discussion 3 : Current Landscape and Emerging Risk of Privacy and Data Protection 

Moderator: Mr. Mike Leow, Chair- Data Privacy SIG, ISACA SG and Compliance Architect, Lark

Panelist: IAPP speakers (Mike to Confirm), Tobias ( UOB Ciso) (SS to confirm) ,  SMBC CISO (Bernard to confirm)

​4:05pm - 4:30pm

PM Speaking Session 2 : Mr. Kaya Kazmirci, Partner Ionate inc and Managing Director, Kazmirci Associates, Instanbul

Topic: TBC

​4:30pm - 4:55pm

PM Speaking Session  3 : 

​4:55pm - 5:00pm

Closing Remarks

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About ISACA Singapore Chapter

Recently, ISACA Singapore Chapter  celebrated its 40th year anniversary in Singapore. With over 3,000 members, it is the leading non-profit association that advocates 4 key areas (Governance, Assurance, Security and Risk & Control) in Information Technology. As part of its mission to provide

high-quality learning opportunities, The Chapter organizes annual conference since 1990s called TACS. 2021 and beyond, ISACA Singapore Chapter plans to increase diversity and equity in ISACA’s core professions through our investment in and alignment with One in Tech (Young Leaders in Tech, SheLeadsTech, WeLeadTech), monthly webinar sessions, members networking sessions (virtually) and more.










ISACA Membership and Chapters

Established in 1969, ISACA has a presence in more than 188 countries, including 224 chapters and offices in both the United States and China, and more than 150,000 members. Its members include internal and external auditors, CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, educators, information security and control professionals, business managers, students, and IT consultants.

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