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On a fortunately occasional basis, data and security breaches are mentioned in the news to varying degrees affecting patients, users, and customers. The underlying causes may vary but the operational implications and effects on the integrity of the organisation poses serious and long-lasting consequences. With the Cybersecurity Act newly enacted on 2 Mar 2018, how are firms responding and managing cyber risks and securing data more robustly?

This seminar brings together industry leaders to share best practices and critically analyse and provide considerations in cyber security technology risks as well as insights into the legal and regulatory risks and obligations that is facing all companies. Join us for a morning of insights with leaders and industry leaders at this annual cyber security seminar organised by the Financial Services Committee of EuroCham Singapore.


Saqib Sheikh 
Head of Customer Solutions, SWIFT Asia Pacific

Saqib Sheikh is the Head of Customer Solutions and Presales for the Asia Pacific region at SWIFT. He also leads the SWIFT Customer Security Programme for the region. His team of architects design solutions that enable SWIFT clients to achieve their strategic outcomes, enabling efficiency, reliability, security and scale in their business. His portfolio of SWIFT products & services comprises of the core SWIFT messaging services, traditional and enterprise-wide interface and integration solutions, professional services and support.

Saqib has been with SWIFT for 16 years. Prior to this role, he was the Chief Executive Officer of SWIFT India, a joint venture with leading Indian banks, and Head of Markets for India and the Subcontinent. He has also held a variety of roles across marketing, change management, IT programme management and delivery across SWIFT in Singapore, Mumbai, Belgium and the US.

Saqib holds a Bachelors in Computer Science from Virginia Tech, a Masters in Computer Science from George Washington University, an MBA from the University of Maryland and executive education from INSEAD. Saqib is based out of Singapore.

Suchit Mishra 
Head of Information Security at Grab

He provides leadership and oversight to ensure the security of hundreds of millions of people who use the ride hailing platform in South East Asia. He is also very passionate about collaborating with the security community and building solutions to improve the ecosystem at large. Prior to Grab, he was heading the security assurance team at Uber focusing on the enterprise products and services and drove the global technical security & compliance strategy for Uber Everything and Uber for Business. 

Before Uber, Suchit headed the security engineering function at Flipkart, the largest e-commerce marketplace in India, covering all aspects of secure software development, infrastructure and IT corporate security along with regulatory compliance. He has also worked at salesforce.com where he led and managed the information security programs for acquisitions and enterprise IT. Suchit spent the early years of his career at Adobe where he led the team to embed security into the engineering practices there.

Suchit is a regular speaker and panelist at security conferences worldwide. He holds multiple master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Alabama, and Software Management from Carnegie Mellon University.