Anthony is a 20-year Asia Pacific cyber-security pioneer and veteran professional, and an early advocate of cloud computing security and governance, since before 2010, when at IBM he was inaugural AP business leader for application security. Prior, he was Check Point’s founding AP managing director and CA’s first regional security brand director. He is currently a consultant, instructor and auditor in this area.
Anthony was on the international CSA-ISC2 JTA committee that built the CCSP and is AP’s first instructor for it. He had been an active board member of CSA Singapore chapter and has been active for both CSA Singapore and CSA Asia Pacific in making seminar presentations, conducting workshops and training, hosting executive roundtables and expert forums, sitting on government and industry committees, providing content for and speaking with the media, on various aspects of cloud security and promoting CSA’s thought-leadership activities, resources and services in the region, which is is still doing to this day.
Anthony is a long-time well-known subject-matter-expert and speaker at many industry, business, government and academic conferences, workshops, committees and media (print, broadcast, internet) on matters of cyber-security and governance in the Asia Pacific region, and is often interviewed on TV news, including recently on BBC. He is a two-time recipient of ISC2’s senior information security professional awards and was vice-chair of its global application security advisory council.
His current advocacy and research pursuits are in smart nations / safe cities and was a speaker at a Stanford University seminar and a NATO workshop. He is a guest and adjunct instructor at some universities, and is a life alumni member of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.