Symantec’s Threat Analyst Team,
Symantec Security Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
Chang Kim Ming leads Symantec’s Threat Analyst team in Kuala Lumpur, one of the Symantec teams worldwide responsable for protecting users against today’s malware threats. Chang has more than a decade’s experience on the front lines of the industry as a malware analyst and security response manager. In his spare time, he experiments with perfecting home made soups and brewing a good cup of coffee.
Keynote Title: Starting and Building a Career With Malware Analysis
Chang draws on his working experience both as a line analyst and a manager to shed light on what malware analysis is and what someone interested in the field needs to know. He will also set the stage and context with an overview of the current threat landscape.
Dr. Tu is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science at the University of Auckland. Before joining UoA, she worked for a few Universities in the UK as a Senior Lecturer and later Reader. Prior to these, she was an IRCSET Embark Initiative Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science at University College Cork. Dr. Tu got her PhD from the Department of Computer Science at the City University of Hong Kong.
Rosni Abdullah is a Professor in Parallel Computing at the School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and is one of the national pioneers in this field. She obtained her PhD in April 1997 from Loughborough University, United Kingdom specializing in the area of Parallel Algorithms. Both her Bachelors and Masters degree in Computer Science were obtained from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, U.S.A.
Dr. Yau Wei Chuen Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM)
Dr. Yau Wei Chuen is an Associate Professor of Information and Communication Technology at Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM). He joined XMUM as a pioneer staff member since 2016. Yau received his BS and MS degrees from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, and his PhD degree from Multimedia University, Malaysia. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and a Professional Technologist (Cyber Security). He also holds GMOB (GIAC Mobile Device Security Analyst) and GSEC (GIAC Security Essentials) certifications.
Dr. Lim is a return talent of Malaysia Return Expert Programme (REP) specializing in machine learning & pattern recognition. He is the founder of SmartPeep, a health-tech company that monitors elderly people and patients automatically through AI cameras, in order to minimize preventable tragedies resulting from non-24/7 human monitoring and care. He has a passion in making a social impact with AI technology.
Dr. Wong is the Deputy Dean of Research and Innovation at Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Multimedia University, Malaysia. Lai Kuan received her B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computing from the School of Computing, National University of Singapore (NUS). She was a recipient of the NUS research scholarship. Her research interests include computational photography, automatic artistic creations using interactive graphics and image manipulation, stereo image and video enhancement, 3D visualization and medical imaging.