The Institute of Management Sarawak (MASA) and SAINS are excited to organize the Asia Pacific Cybersecurity Conference 2023 which will be held from the 19th to the 21st of May at the Pullman Hotel, Kuching.

This conference promises to bring together cybersecurity experts, professionals, researchers, and enthusiasts to discuss and share insights on the latest cybersecurity trends, threats, and solutions.

The keynote speakers are highly regarded in the cybersecurity industry and will share their expertise and knowledge with attendees. Besides providing a platform for networking opportunities, the conference will also feature panel sessions, satellite events such as the Asia Pacific cyber challenge competition, Leadership Forum, Child Online Safety and Protection, and hands-on workshops.


Day 1 (10am to 10pm):

Satellite Event 1: Protecting Governments Forum: Navigating Cybersecurity Laws, Governance, Policies Conference Registration Open & Booth Set-up (Pullman Hotel)
Satellite Event 2: Protecting Financial Services Industry Forum: Battling rise of cyber threats in Banking, Fintech and Insurance

Satellite Event 3: Protecting Critical Infrastructures Forum: Power, Water and Oil & Gas and Healthcare Sarawak – Western Australia Cybersecurity Business Matching (TBC)
Cocktail Reception (Pullman)
Gala Dinner & Event Launching By The Sarawak Premier

MoU Ceremony:

  • SAINS & CyberSecurity Malaysia
  • MASA & University of Melbourne


Day 2 (10am – 5pm):

Keynote Speaker 2 – Mikko Hermanni Hypponen
Technology Speaker | Author | CRO at WithSecure
Interlude – Commencement of the Asia Pacific Cyber Challenge 2023

Panel Discussion 1: Developing an Effective Cyber Strategy & Roadmap through Zero Trust & more Lunch & Exhibition Showcase Visitation

Book Signing “If It’s Smart, It’s Vulnerable” by Mikko Hypponen

Keynote Speaker 3- Our People. First Line of Defense.
Dato Sri Mohamad Abu Bakar Marzuki | State Secretary of Sarawak

(NGAV, XDR)- Knowing the Adversary- Today’s Top Cyber Security Trends & Attacks

(Network, Infra Security)- Explore Essential Elements

(Data Protection) – Uncover and overcome hidden data risks in a hybrid work environment

(Identity Management) Best practices for Zero Trust, Identity and Access Management

(Digital Forensics and Responder) Search and Seizure of Electronic and Digital Evidence

By Datu Dr. Muhammad Abdullah Zaidel, MASA President

  • Winner Announcement
  • Lucky Draw #1


Day 3

Exhibition Showcase Visitation | Networking

Cyberattacks on Healthcare Services Risking Actual Lives Battling Fraud and Scam within Financial Services in 2023 Digital Wellbeing and Cyber Safety

Panel Discussion 2: Call to Cyber Action: Stop, Check and Go Asia Pacific Cyber Challenge 2023 Prize Giving Ceremony Lucky Draw #2

CSR Program for Schools & Parents:
Child Online Safety and Protection