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Bernard Tan

Director for Government Cybersecurity Consulting at GovTech

Bernard is a Director in GovTech leading the GovTech Cybersecurity consultancy team to provide risk based consultancy services to architect the cybersecurity of Nationwide and Governmentwide strategic projects.

Through his 16 years in the public sector, he has undertaken various cybersecurity roles and projects in areas of Homeland security. He held key roles such as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Head of Information security in MHA, (a) overseeing the Cyber Security Monitoring and Response Center system infrastructure, (b) providing Security Consultancy in various Home Teams wide projects, and (c) establishing MHA wide ICT Security Governance and Security Architecture. In his role as CISO, he was also appointed as security advisor in audit and risk committee to provide security guidance to audit steering committee.

Prior to joining GovTech, he was in MHA leading a R&D team and co-authored a set of Secure Coding Practices. He was also a Solution Architect in F5 Networks and Security Lead for Government and Defense Sector. He is currently certified CISSP, ISSMP, ISSAP, ISSEP, CCSP, CISA, CDSPE, AWS Solution Architect Professional, AWS Security and Azure Security engineer, Scrum master and Scrum Product Owner.