Talent Development around Cybersecurity


Cyberattacks have been growing in volume and complexity globally, bringing about the increasing demand for cybersecurity talent in the local and global market.

MDEC Cybersecurity Team in collaboration with LGMS is organising this industry collaboration workshop to explore with academic industry on the talent development around cybersecurity. This workshop will be organized by Asia Cybersecurity Exchange, supported by APU.



This workshop offers participants to have opportunity to have in-depth understanding about the talent development around Cybersecurity



  • Institution of Higher Learnings especially Premier IHLs
  • Academia (Lecturers & Students)



Time | Details

1:30pm | Registration & Networking Lunch

2:30pm | Welcome Speech by MDEC

2:35pm | Cybersecurity Outlook for 2019 by Mr. Gilbert Chu, COO, LGMS

3:15pm  | A Dialogue with Industry: Key Criteria for Cybersecurity Talent

4:00pm | Sharing from MDEC Talent Development Team

4:30pm | Introduction & Tour to APU Cybersecurity Talent Zone

5:00pm | Event Adjourn



Mr. Fong Choong Fook, CEO, Cybersecurity Consultant, LGMS​

Awarded as the 2013 IDG ASEAN CSO of the year, and 2017 Cyber Security Professional of the Year by CyberSecurityMalaysia, Mr. Fong Choong Fookhas had considerable experience in the IT industry and is a 20 year veteran in the specialized and highly-demanding arena of information security; his special focus is undertaking IT security trainings and consultations to match strategic business objectives. He has consultedwith, and trained multiple government and multinational clients in the Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe and Africa regions on information system security, enterprise risk matrix design, policy review, policy implementation assurance, penetration testing, technical configuration evaluation, security procedures anddisaster recovery/business continuity planning.

Mr. Fong is also from the first batch of Malaysian who obtained the prestigious CISSP certifications back in early 2000s. Since then, he has been working closely with International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2), and he was appointed by ISC2 to administer and proctor the CISSP examinations in Malaysian and other South East Asian countries since 2004.

LinkedIn: Mr. Fong Choong Fook