August 29, 2024




Track 1

KEYNOTE: The Modern CISO: Hacking Management While Defending the Fort

Cybersecurity Advisor to the Secretary-General

National Cyber Security Agency of Thailand

In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, the role of a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is often misunderstood. Some may believe that if you can’t keep up with technical developments, you become management. But the reality is a bit different.

This keynote will explore how a successful CISO combines deep technical knowledge with strategic management skills to navigate and mitigate cyber threats, but also gets a company to spend budgets wisely and accepts that breaches do happen.

Through engaging stories, humorous anecdotes, and real-world examples, we’ll delve into the multifaceted role of a CISO, demonstrating how technical expertise remains at the core of effective cybersecurity leadership, and the innovative solutions that keep us ahead of cyber adversaries (both external and internal).