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DR. SOLAHUDDIN BIN SHAMSUDDIN

Dr. Solahuddin received his PhD from University of Bradford, United Kingdom in Network Security. He received a post-graduate Diploma in Systems Anaysis from UiTM in 1991. He started his career with the Malaysian Armed Forces after completing his first degree in Electrical Engineering from Wichita State University, USA in 1986. He served in the Royal Signal Regiment of the Malaysian Army for 10 years before joining the industry after the completion of his stint with the Malaysian Armed Forces.

In 1997 he joined Softlabs Technologies Sdn Bhd as the General Manager. He was entrusted to manage and lead system development projects with various industries such as oil and gas, defense, telecommunications and local governments.

In 2002 he joined National ICT Security & Emergency Response Centre (NISER) now known as CyberSecurity Malaysia as the Expert Service Manager. Later on, he was entrusted to be the manager for Malaysia Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT). He has earned 5 professional certifications namely C|CISO, CWNA, CISSP, C|EH and ISMS Lead Auditor. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at University Sultan Zainal Abidin (UNISZA). He is also a recipient of the Golden Globe Tigers Award 2016 for CIO Excellence and Leadership.

With his experience, knowledge and skills of more than 14 years in various cyber security domains, he is now entrusted to be the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) as well as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at CyberSecurity Malaysia.

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