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Cybersecurity Day

“Building Trust and Security”

Agenda

8:00 - 9:00
Registration
9:00 - 9:10
Welcome Remark
• Mr. Council Member of The Association of Banks in Cambodia
9:10 - 9:20
Keynote Address
• Major General Sok Nithya, Director of Anti Cyber Crime Department, General Commissariat of National Police, Representative of H.E Dy Vichea
9:20 - 9:30
Opening Remark
• H.E. Kimty Kormoly Director General of Central Banking Operation, Representative of H.E Dr. Chea Serey, Governor of National Bank of Cambodia
9:30 - 9:40
Group Photo
1. ABC Council with 2 VIP (Police and NBC), 2. ABC Council with 2 VIP (Police and NBC), Speakers and Moderators
9:40 - 09:50
Networking Break
09:50 - 10:40
Panel Discussion: Cyber-Enabled Fraud in the Digital Age
1- Explores the most recent cyber-enabled fraud incident trends, highlights key lessons learned from the incidents and explores effective practices and controls firms can employ to bolster preventative and response measures. ,2- Discuss the rise of targeted phishing campaigns that trick users into revealing sensitive information or credentials ,3- Explore the latest cyber threats facing the banking industry, including ransomware, phishing attacks, and supply chain vulnerabilities and discuss how threat actors are adapting their tactics and techniques to target financial institutions.
Speakers
Mr. Oudam RONY, Mrs. SENG MOLIKA, Brigadier General Ly Vandy
10:40 - 11:30
Panel Discussion: Regulatory Compliance & and Information Sharing
1- Explain relevant regulations and standards that financial institutions must adhere to, 2- Highlight the impact of compliance on risk management, data protection, and overall business operations., 3- Discuss the privacy considerations when sharing information
Speakers
Mr. Sun Dymo, Mr. Ou Phanarith, Major Gen. Sok Nithya
11:30 - 12:00
Presentation: Transforming Banking Sectors through Cloud Centralized Solutions
1- Challenges in banking such as security concern and high IT costs, 2- Advantages of Cloud - Centralized Solutions in Banking, 3- Case Studies and Success Stories in other countries
Speakers
Yoshiyuki Matsuoka
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:00
Presentation: Securing Your Supply Chain Risk
1- How is Third Party Risk Evolving?, 2- Evaluate how Third-Party Risk is evolving and priorities for CISOs to stay ahead of the threat curve., 3- How is the supply chain risk landscape developing?, 4- What are proven methods for CISOs to better collaborate on how they vet suppliers?, 5- Who should be on the hook for a breach? Where should the responsibility fall?
Speakers
Mr. Huzefa Goawala
14:00 - 14:30
Presentation: Cloud Solutions
1- Understanding the shared responsibility model in cloud security, 2- Explore encryption techniques to safeguard communications and data, 3- Address challenges related to data breaches and insecure APIs, 4- Highlight best practices for secure access control
Speakers
Mr. Sharif LUKMAN MAHFOEDZ, Mr. Prasad Jayabalan
14:30 - 15:20
Panel Discussion: Cyber Risk Mitigation
1- Discuss emerging risks such as ransomware, phishing, and AI attacks, 2- Sharing best Practices to prevent and respond to ransomware attacks, 3- Align risk mitigation efforts with regulatory requirement, 4- Explore strategies for detecting and preventing payment card fraud, including real-time monitoring, machine learning, and behavior analytic, 5- Promote cybersecurity awareness programs and phishing simulations,
Speakers
Mr. Huzefa Goawala, Mr. Prasad Jayabalan, Mr. TANG Lymeng
15:20 - 15:30
Networking Break
15:30 - 16:30
Panel Discussion: Safeguarding Customer Trust in the Era of Mobile Banking with a Holistic Security Strategy
1- Highlight the increasing reliance on smartphones for financial transactions, 2- Discuss compliance with privacy regulations and the need for transparent data practices, 3- Describe how real-time monitoring helps detect anomalies and potential threats, 4- Highlight the importance of proactive security measures, 5- Encourage users to stay informed about security risks., 6- Provide tips on safe mobile banking practices.
Speakers
Mr. Rathana Men, Mr. Chhay Yaroth, Mr. Dit Vantarith
16:30 - 16:35
The End of Program
41Mr. Oudam RONY
Mr. Oudam RONY
Deputy Head of IT Department, National Bank of Cambodia
Oudam Rony is currently served as a deputy head of IT department and a senoir IT security at the National Bank of Cambodia. IT Security Division is one of the six divisions operating under the IT department. He has joint with NBC since 2014 and straight away started as an IT security officer. His roles are to lead the team to oversee the risk evolving with the use of technology, oversee the emerging risk, engage with other stakeholders and cross departments in providing guidance, conduct IT security assessment, develop internal policy and guidance, provide awareness training, and other IT risk related. He received his master degree in Information System from Griffith University, Australia.
41Mrs. SENG MOLIKA
Mrs. SENG MOLIKA
Director of Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Data Management Department
Mrs. SENG Molika currently holds the position of Director within the Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Data Management Department at the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology & Innovation (MISTI). She obtained her Master's Degree in Ubiquitous Computing and Networking from Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, through the Erasmus Mundus program. During her tenure at MISTI, she played a pivotal role in establishing MISTI's data center in 2022. As Director, her primary responsibilities include spearheading technical leadership in STI data management, as well as driving digital transformation initiatives for MISTI.
42Brigadier General Ly Vandy
Brigadier General Ly Vandy
Director of Digital Security Protection Department
As part of my career development, I am joining the Ministry of Interior (MOI) as Director of Digital Security Department in charge of cybercrime investigations, digital forensics, IT & security strategies and policy development, while I’m also involved in human capital building. Before joining the public security sector, I was an Senior Manager at Deloitte (Cambodia), KPMG (Cambodia), and ANZ Royal Bank specializing in technical security assessment (VAPT), information system audit (IT Audit), enterprise security architecture (ESA) and governance. I was also the founder of Information Systems Security Alliance, and the founder of CISO local program development. Furthermore, I also had 8 years of experience in software development and 9 years in IT security. My key areas of expertise includes project management, cyber security analysis, web/network/mobile VAPT, incident handling, IT governance & management, and IT Audit. In 2013, I was a Technical Project Advisor of Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). I holds a Masters Degree in IT Engineering and is a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Payment Card Industry Security Implementer (CPISI), a Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementor and a System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP). In addition, I has the following certifications: Cyber Security (Incident Handling and Assessment) from Malaysia, Open source Intelligence from Korea, Digital Forensic from China, Internet Investigation from Thailand and IT Security Assessment from Singapore.
43Mr. Sun Dymo
Mr. Sun Dymo
Director of supervision on AML/CFT, Cambodia Financial Intelligence Unit
EDUCATION: Current : Ph.D., Graduate School of Business and Advanced Technology Management, Assumption University, Thailand 2018 : Master of Public Policy in Public Policy and Leadership, Yeungnam University, Republic of Korea 2014 : Master of Business Administration in Financial Management, Royal University of Law and Economics, Cambodia 1999 : Bachelor of Economic Science in Banking and Finance, Norton University, Cambodia WORK EXPERIENCE: 2022-Current : Director of AML/CFT Supervision Department of Cambodia Financial Intelligence Unit 2008-2022 : Deputy Director of AML/CFT Supervision Department of Cambodia Financial Intelligence Unit 2001-2008 : Supervisor, Supervision Department of the National Bank of Cambodia
Mr. Ou Phanarith
Director of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Security
Mr. Ou Phannarith is the Director of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Security of Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPTC) of Cambodia. He is the former Head of the National Cambodia Computer Emergency Response Team (CamCERT). He has been involved in the development of Cybersecurity, ICTs, and related regulations in Cambodia for the last 15 years. Mr. OU has been the Professor at Royal University of Law and Economic (RULE) and Cambodia Academy of Digital Technology (CADT) specializing in Cybersecurity, the senior research fellow at the Center for Inclusive Digital Economy, Asian Vision Institution (AVI) and Senior advisor to Cambodia Digital Tech Association (CDTA).To growth Cambodia cybersecurity community, Mr. OU is the chairman of Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Cambodia Chapter, Executive Member at CyberEdBoard and KHNOG, the founder of ISAC-Cambodia (Cybersecurity), Cyber Studies Network (CSN), Cyber Youth Cambodia and cyber education (secudemy.com)Mr. OU Phannarith is one of the well-known cybersecurity experts in Cambodia and the region. He has been invited to present in global conferences, forums, and seminars and he was awarded as TOP30 ASEAN CISO (2021) by IDG, Top APAC Technology Leader (W.Media), TOP 100 Global CISO 2020 by Forcepoint and Information Security Leadership Achievements (ISLA) 2016 by (ISC)2.
45Major Gen. Sok Nithya
Major Gen. Sok Nithya
Director of Anti Cyber Crime Department
General Commissariat of National Police and Director of Anti Cyber Crime Department, providing protection to national and social security in terms of cyber context. He has earned two master degrees from Australia one of which is a Masters in Management Finance. He has 15 years of experience in the Cambodian National Police ranging from the Intelligence Department, to Central Security Department, and now in the Anti Cyber Crime Department. Major Gen. Sok Nithya has joined numerous professional trainings, seminars, and conferences relating to combating Cyber Crimes and ensuring Cyber Security have given him insights and understandings in regards to these matters.
47Yoshiyuki Matsuoka
Yoshiyuki Matsuoka
Head, Cloud Solutions & Development, Ezecom Co., Ltd
48Mr. Huzefa Goawala
Mr. Huzefa Goawala
Cybersecurity services, Mastercard
- 20+ years of cybersecurity leadership experience - Helping enterprise organizations overcome risk challenges globally - Lead senior positions in Oracle, RSA - Currently managing Asia Pacific for Mastercard RiskRecon
49Mr. Sharif LUKMAN MAHFOEDZ
Mr. Sharif LUKMAN MAHFOEDZ
Chief Business Officer (CBO), Smart Axiata
50Mr. Prasad Jayabalan
Mr. Prasad Jayabalan
Head of Cyber Security Strategy & Governance, Smart Axiata
51Mr. TANG Lymeng
Mr. TANG Lymeng
Head of Information Security, CamGSM Co. Ltd.
Tang Lymeng is a seasoned information security professional with over 13 years of experience in technology audit, risk and advisory, and information security consulting. He brings a strong academic background with a BA in MIS, a BA in DIS, and an MBA, complemented by industry-recognized certifications like CC, CISSP, ISMS LI, and CPISI.​ Throughout his career, Mr. Lymeng has held leadership positions at various organizations, including BDO Cambodia, Vattanac Bank, Sathapana Bank, and Croesus IT. He possesses a proven track record of success in managing information security risks, implementing security solutions, and ensuring data protection. Currently, he leverages his expertise as the Head of Information Security at EZECOM, spearheading the company's information security strategy and operations.​ Key Highlights:​ - 13+ years of experience in information security and related fields.​ - Proven track record in leading information security teams and implementing effective security solutions.​ - Strong understanding of information security frameworks and best practices.​ - Extensive knowledge of IT risk management and compliance.​ - Holds multiple industry-recognized certifications.​
53Mr. Rathana Men
Mr. Rathana Men
Head of Cybersecurity Division of Advanced Bank of Asia Ltd.
Mr. Rathana Men heads ABA Bank’s Cybersecurity Division, providing protection to ABA Bank’s systems, solutions, and network. He combines 14 years of experience in Cybersecurity and Information Technology with strong transformation and leadership skills. He is a Cybersecurity professional adept at developing and executing risk-based Cybersecurity programmes and solutions, effective at communicating to Senior Management, Board, and external stakeholders. Mr. Rathana has demonstrated to create positive change across different stakeholders, balancing risk, business, and customer experience considerations. Shaping the future landscape of Cybersecurity in Cambodia, Mr. Rathana is actively engaged in training and nurturing future talent, as well as formulating Cybersecurity, Data Protection and Cyber-Fraud related policies and frameworks.
54Mr. Chhay Yaroth
Mr. Chhay Yaroth
Senior Vice President and Head of Information Security Division at ACLEDA Bank Plc.
Senior Vice President and Head of Information Security Division at ACLEDA Bank Plc. MSc, C|CISO | CSM®| CSO30 ASEAN | Thinkers360 Top 25 Cybersecurity | Certified Cyber Leadership & Executive Cyber Resilience Program from Cyber Leadership Institute | CEH | ASIS-CSO Member | CyberEdBoard Member. With over 10 years of experience in security leadership roles at ACLEDA Bank Plc. My core responsibilities include directing, leading, and managing information security, cybersecurity, governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) functions. Also, to ensure that the bank's cybersecurity strategy aligns with its business objectives and regulatory requirements by overseeing cyber defense to safeguard sensitive data, enterprise security architecture, information security management, and incident response teams and enhancing the bank's cybersecurity posture, resilience, and overall excellence.
55Mr. Dit Vantarith
Mr. Dit Vantarith
Head of IT Security, Canadia Bank
Vantarith stands as a foremost figure within the domain of IT security and Cybersecurity, possessing over a decade of professional experience. His expertise encompasses a multifaceted range of security practices, including: IT security governance, encompass the implementation of cybersecurity operation and carry on system penetration exercise to safeguard application and data spanning multiple industries. Prior to assuming his current leadership role in banking sector, he refined his skills at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a world-renowned consulting firm. There, he functioned as an IT risk and controls assurance specialist, undertaking IT audits and risk assurance projects for a diverse clientele spanning banking, manufacturing, cryptocurrency, and telecommunications sectors. Vantarith holds dual Bachelor's degrees in Management Information Systems and Business Administration. Furthermore, he has demonstrably acquired a comprehensive portfolio of internationally recognized cybersecurity certifications, including: -Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) – ISACA -Certified in Cybersecurity (CC) – ISC2 -Certified Payment Card Industry Security Implementer V.3.2.1 -Certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer -Certified Ethical Hacker – EC Council -Certified CompTIA Security+ -Microsoft Certified Professional

Date

May 17 2024
Expired!

Time

08:00 - 16:30

Location

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra
Sangkat Tonle Bassac Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Speakers

  • 51Mr. TANG Lymeng
    Mr. TANG Lymeng
    Head of Information Security, CamGSM Co. Ltd.

    Tang Lymeng is a seasoned information security professional with over 13 years of experience in technology audit, risk and advisory, and information security consulting. He brings a strong academic background with a BA in MIS, a BA in DIS, and an MBA, complemented by industry-recognized certifications like CC, CISSP, ISMS LI, and CPISI.​

    Throughout his career, Mr. Lymeng has held leadership positions at various organizations, including BDO Cambodia, Vattanac Bank, Sathapana Bank, and Croesus IT. He possesses a proven track record of success in managing information security risks, implementing security solutions, and ensuring data protection. Currently, he leverages his expertise as the Head of Information Security at EZECOM, spearheading the company’s information security strategy and operations.​

    Key Highlights:​
    – 13+ years of experience in information security and related fields.​
    – Proven track record in leading information security teams and implementing effective security solutions.​
    – Strong understanding of information security frameworks and best practices.​
    – Extensive knowledge of IT risk management and compliance.​
    – Holds multiple industry-recognized certifications.​

  • 41Mr. Oudam RONY
    Mr. Oudam RONY
    Deputy Head of IT Department, National Bank of Cambodia

    Oudam Rony is currently served as a deputy head of IT department and a senoir IT security at the National Bank of Cambodia. IT Security Division is one of the six divisions operating under the IT department. He has joint with NBC since 2014 and straight away started as an IT security officer. His roles are to lead the team to oversee the risk evolving with the use of technology, oversee the emerging risk, engage with other stakeholders and cross departments in providing guidance, conduct IT security assessment, develop internal policy and guidance, provide awareness training, and other IT risk related. He received his master degree in Information System from Griffith University, Australia.

  • 41Mrs. SENG MOLIKA
    Mrs. SENG MOLIKA
    Director of Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Data Management Department

    Mrs. SENG Molika currently holds the position of Director within the Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Data Management Department at the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology & Innovation (MISTI). She obtained her Master’s Degree in Ubiquitous Computing and Networking from Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, through the Erasmus Mundus program. During her tenure at MISTI, she played a pivotal role in establishing MISTI’s data center in 2022. As Director, her primary responsibilities include spearheading technical leadership in STI data management, as well as driving digital transformation initiatives for MISTI.

  • 42Brigadier General Ly Vandy
    Brigadier General Ly Vandy
    Director of Digital Security Protection Department

    As part of my career development, I am joining the Ministry of Interior (MOI) as Director of Digital Security Department in charge of cybercrime investigations, digital forensics, IT & security strategies and policy development, while I’m also involved in human capital building. Before joining the public security sector, I was an Senior Manager at Deloitte (Cambodia), KPMG (Cambodia), and ANZ Royal Bank specializing in technical security assessment (VAPT), information system audit (IT Audit), enterprise security architecture (ESA) and governance.
    I was also the founder of Information Systems Security Alliance, and the founder of CISO local program development. Furthermore, I also had 8 years of experience in software development and 9 years in IT security. My key areas of expertise includes project management, cyber security analysis, web/network/mobile VAPT, incident handling, IT governance & management, and IT Audit. In 2013, I was a Technical Project Advisor of Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP).
    I holds a Masters Degree in IT Engineering and is a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Payment Card Industry Security Implementer (CPISI), a Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementor and a System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP). In addition, I has the following certifications: Cyber Security (Incident Handling and Assessment) from Malaysia, Open source Intelligence from Korea, Digital Forensic from China, Internet Investigation from Thailand and IT Security Assessment from Singapore.

  • 43Mr. Sun Dymo
    Mr. Sun Dymo
    Director of supervision on AML/CFT, Cambodia Financial Intelligence Unit

    EDUCATION:
    Current : Ph.D., Graduate School of Business and Advanced Technology Management, Assumption University, Thailand
    2018 : Master of Public Policy in Public Policy and Leadership, Yeungnam University, Republic of Korea
    2014 : Master of Business Administration in Financial Management, Royal University of Law and Economics, Cambodia
    1999 : Bachelor of Economic Science in Banking and Finance, Norton University, Cambodia
    WORK EXPERIENCE:
    2022-Current : Director of AML/CFT Supervision Department of Cambodia Financial Intelligence Unit
    2008-2022 : Deputy Director of AML/CFT Supervision Department of Cambodia Financial Intelligence Unit
    2001-2008 : Supervisor, Supervision Department of the National Bank of Cambodia

  • Mr. Ou Phanarith
    Director of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Security

    Mr. Ou Phannarith is the Director of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Security of Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPTC) of Cambodia. He is the former Head of the National Cambodia Computer Emergency Response Team (CamCERT). He has been involved in the development of Cybersecurity, ICTs, and related regulations in Cambodia for the last 15 years. Mr. OU has been the Professor at Royal University of Law and Economic (RULE) and Cambodia Academy of Digital Technology (CADT) specializing in Cybersecurity, the senior research fellow at the Center for Inclusive Digital Economy, Asian Vision Institution (AVI) and Senior advisor to Cambodia Digital Tech Association (CDTA).To growth Cambodia cybersecurity community, Mr. OU is the chairman of Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Cambodia Chapter, Executive Member at CyberEdBoard and KHNOG, the founder of ISAC-Cambodia (Cybersecurity), Cyber Studies Network (CSN), Cyber Youth Cambodia and cyber education (secudemy.com)Mr. OU Phannarith is one of the well-known cybersecurity experts in Cambodia and the region. He has been invited to present in global conferences, forums, and seminars and he was awarded as TOP30 ASEAN CISO (2021) by IDG, Top APAC Technology Leader (W.Media), TOP 100 Global CISO 2020 by Forcepoint and Information Security Leadership Achievements (ISLA) 2016 by (ISC)2.

  • 45Major Gen. Sok Nithya
    Major Gen. Sok Nithya
    Director of Anti Cyber Crime Department

    General Commissariat of National Police and Director of Anti Cyber Crime Department, providing protection to national and social security in terms of cyber context. He has earned two master degrees from Australia one of which is a Masters in Management Finance. He has 15 years of experience in the Cambodian National Police ranging from the Intelligence Department, to Central Security Department, and now in the Anti Cyber Crime Department. Major Gen. Sok Nithya has joined numerous professional trainings, seminars, and conferences relating to combating Cyber Crimes and ensuring Cyber Security have given him insights and understandings in regards to these matters.

  • 47Yoshiyuki Matsuoka
    Yoshiyuki Matsuoka
    Head, Cloud Solutions & Development, Ezecom Co., Ltd
  • 48Mr. Huzefa Goawala
    Mr. Huzefa Goawala
    Cybersecurity services, Mastercard

    – 20+ years of cybersecurity leadership experience
    – Helping enterprise organizations overcome risk challenges globally
    – Lead senior positions in Oracle, RSA
    – Currently managing Asia Pacific for Mastercard RiskRecon

  • 49Mr. Sharif LUKMAN MAHFOEDZ
    Mr. Sharif LUKMAN MAHFOEDZ
    Chief Business Officer (CBO), Smart Axiata
  • 50Mr. Prasad Jayabalan
    Mr. Prasad Jayabalan
    Head of Cyber Security Strategy & Governance, Smart Axiata
  • 52Mr. Kong Somphyvatanak
    Mr. Kong Somphyvatanak
    Senior Market and Funding Manager, Khmer Enterprise

    Mr. Kong Somphyvatanak is the Senior Market and Funding Manager at Khmer Enterprise. He is responsible for providing grant funding such as assistance package to startups and SMEs negatively impacted by Covid-19, export grant for Cambodian SMEs to develop overseas market, and enterprise development grant to provide financing to help businesses to be more competitive. He also works on equity investment to start-ups and SMEs, designs and implements programs to support businesses’ access to market for their products and services. He has a background in banking and finance where he spent more than 4 years with Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ Bank) in Cambodia and Myanmar.

  • 53Mr. Rathana Men
    Mr. Rathana Men
    Head of Cybersecurity Division of Advanced Bank of Asia Ltd.

    Mr. Rathana Men heads ABA Bank’s Cybersecurity Division, providing protection to ABA Bank’s systems, solutions, and network. He combines 14 years of experience in Cybersecurity and Information Technology with strong transformation and leadership skills.
    He is a Cybersecurity professional adept at developing and executing risk-based Cybersecurity programmes and solutions, effective at communicating to Senior Management, Board, and external stakeholders. Mr. Rathana has demonstrated to create positive change across different stakeholders, balancing risk, business, and customer experience considerations.
    Shaping the future landscape of Cybersecurity in Cambodia, Mr. Rathana is actively engaged in training and nurturing future talent, as well as formulating Cybersecurity, Data Protection and Cyber-Fraud related policies and frameworks.

  • 54Mr. Chhay Yaroth
    Mr. Chhay Yaroth
    Senior Vice President and Head of Information Security Division at ACLEDA Bank Plc.

    Senior Vice President and Head of Information Security Division at ACLEDA Bank Plc.
    MSc, C|CISO | CSM®| CSO30 ASEAN | Thinkers360 Top 25 Cybersecurity | Certified Cyber Leadership & Executive Cyber Resilience Program from Cyber Leadership Institute | CEH | ASIS-CSO Member | CyberEdBoard Member.
    With over 10 years of experience in security leadership roles at ACLEDA Bank Plc. My core responsibilities include directing, leading, and managing information security, cybersecurity, governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) functions. Also, to ensure that the bank’s cybersecurity strategy aligns with its business objectives and regulatory requirements by overseeing cyber defense to safeguard sensitive data, enterprise security architecture, information security management, and incident response teams and enhancing the bank’s cybersecurity posture, resilience, and overall excellence.

  • 55Mr. Dit Vantarith
    Mr. Dit Vantarith
    Head of IT Security, Canadia Bank

    Vantarith stands as a foremost figure within the domain of IT security and Cybersecurity, possessing over a decade of professional experience. His expertise encompasses a multifaceted range of security practices, including: IT security governance, encompass the implementation of cybersecurity operation and carry on system penetration exercise to safeguard application and data spanning multiple industries.

    Prior to assuming his current leadership role in banking sector, he refined his skills at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a world-renowned consulting firm. There, he functioned as an IT risk and controls assurance specialist, undertaking IT audits and risk assurance projects for a diverse clientele spanning banking, manufacturing, cryptocurrency, and telecommunications sectors.

    Vantarith holds dual Bachelor’s degrees in Management Information Systems and Business Administration. Furthermore, he has demonstrably acquired a comprehensive portfolio of internationally recognized cybersecurity certifications, including:
    -Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) – ISACA
    -Certified in Cybersecurity (CC) – ISC2
    -Certified Payment Card Industry Security Implementer V.3.2.1
    -Certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
    -Certified Ethical Hacker – EC Council
    -Certified CompTIA Security+
    -Microsoft Certified Professional

  • 56Mr. Visal Sou
    Mr. Visal Sou
    Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF)

    Mr. Visal Sou is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) Cambodia. He holds a master’s degree of honor in Educational Leadership and Management from the University of Hong Kong in 2011, and later IDLTM from the University of Queensland in 2015. Mr. Sou is highly experienced and skilled in instructional design and e-learning, coaching, strategic planning, and organizational development with a demonstrated history of work in the education management industry. Prior to joining IBF, Mr. Sou managed one of the biggest campuses of the Australian Centre for Education, IDP Education Cambodia for 8 years, and used to serve as the Bachelor Program Coordinator at the Institute of Foreign Languages, RUPP, for 9 years. He was also a member of the Advisory Councils for the National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS), Australia, from 2018-2022.

  • 46Mr. ORN Peakly
    Mr. ORN Peakly
    Chief Technology Officer (CTO),Credit Bureau Cambodia (CBC)

    Mr. ORN Peakly has been promoted to the role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). This
    promotion reflects his leadership and significant contributions as the head of the Information
    Technology (IT) Department for over seven years, along with his rich 15-year background in
    the banking sector. Mr. Peakly’s academic foundation is robust, with Bachelor’s and Master’s
    degrees in Computer Science from the Royal University of Phnom Penh and the Royal
    Academy of Cambodia, respectively. His expertise is further endorsed by prestigious
    certifications from world-renowned institutions such as MIT, Harvard University, and the
    Berkeley School of Information.
    In his new capacity as CTO, Mr. Peakly will spearhead the strategic initiatives and day-to-day
    operations of both the IT and Data Analytics Departments. Renowned for his strategic foresight
    and adept management of technological shifts, Mr. Peakly has successfully led significant
    projects that have markedly improved the company’s operational efficiency and technological
    footprint. His exceptional leadership skills are evident in his ability to synergize teams across
    diverse functions, ensuring alignment and cohesiveness towards achieving collective goals.
    We are confident that Mr. Peakly’s innovative leadership and strategic vision will usher in a
    new era of technological advancement and strategic growth for the company.

  • 57Mr. Peng Chhaileng
    Mr. Peng Chhaileng
    Cybersecurity Engineer, Techo Startup Center

    Mr. Peng Chhaileng is a Cybersecurity Engineer at Techo Startup Center. He has been awarded in Cambodia’s cybersecurity competitions and has participated in ASEAN regional cybersecurity competitions in Singapore and Thailand. Besides offensive security, he has experience in system development, cryptography, digital forensics, and Blockchain. Mr. Chhaileng holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems.

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