FSI/Fintech: Workshop Insights On GDPR & PCI DSS


With the increase of data breaches, comes the rise in the need to protect your data securely. Information security compliance is one of the important ways to secure data from your business and customers.

Considering this, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) partnering with LE-Global Services Sdn Bhd (LGMS) to conduct this workshop to provide further insights for information security compliance.



This workshop offers participants the opportunity to have in-depth understanding about security compliance in 2 areas:

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)



  • Fintech startups
  • IT Security, governance or compliance practitioners from:
  • Academic Institution
  • Government agency
  • Financial Services Institution



MDEC in collaboration with LE Global Services Sdn Bhd (LGMS), rolled out a 12-months
Cybersecurity Development Program, leveraging on AsiaCyberX platform. More to come:
Cybersecurity Conferences, Hackathons, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
roundtables and Industry Collaboration Workshops.



1:30pmArrival & Registration
2:00pmWelcome Speech
Ir. Wan Murdani Wan Mohamad, Director, Enabling Ecosystem, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
2:05pmKnowledge Sharing 1: GDPR
Dr Jasmine Begum, Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs and New Market, Microsoft Malaysia

GDPR came into effect on 25th May 2018. Non-compliance will result in substantial fines of up to €20million or 4% of annual turnover. It is an EU thing, but why is it important for us and why should we comply?
2:45pmKnowledge Sharing 2: Payment Card Audit and Compliance
Mr Gilbert Chu, Chief Operating Officer/Associate Director, LGMS

Cashless payments provides convenience in addition to safer and faster ways to make payments. The increasing adoption of cashless payments means huge growth of payment cards usage in the market. PCI DSS aims to increase controls around cardholder data to reduce credit card fraud. By following this standard, you can keep your data secure, avoiding costly data breaches and protecting your employees and your customers.
3:30pmPanel Discussion: Why security compliance is important?

The panel discussion will discuss on the important of security compliance to the business. Also, some case study from the panellists.
4:30pmEnd of event



Asia Cybersecurity Exchange
A-11-01, Empire Office Tower,
Jalan SS 16/1,
47500 Subang Jaya,
Selangor, Malaysia