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(ISC)²® Announces 2014 Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements (ISLA™) Honorees

July 9, 2014

HONG KONG, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (ISC)˛® ("ISC-squared"), the largest

not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security

professionals with over 100,000 members worldwide, today announced the honorees

for its eighth annualAsia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements

(ISLA) Program>. (ISC)˛ will recognize

27 honorees and announce four showcased workforce initiatives and a community

service star special recognition at a Gala Dinner and Ceremony onJuly 24, 2014,

at the Shangri-la Hotel inBeijing, China. Concurrently, the SecureAsia@Beijing

Conference, co-organized by the Information Security Professional Committee of

China Information Industry Association (CIIAISPC) and (ISC)2, will be held July

23-24 at the same venue.

The Guest of Honor, Dr. Xiaodong Zuo, vice president of China Information

Security Institute, along with (ISC)2 executives, will celebrate the workforce

achievements of top information security professionals throughoutAsia-Pacific.

"Since our inception 25 years ago, (ISC)2 has helped to build the standard

for professionalism, and membership continues to grow. The ISLA Program helps

to inspire a strong future generation of information security professionals by

recognizing today's pioneers and visionaries. We congratulate all honorees, as

their passion to protect goes beyond their daily jobs," saidW. Hord Tipton,

CISSP, executive director, (ISC)˛. "The success of the ISLA program would not

be possible without the continued support of the (ISC)˛ Asian Advisory Board

members, to whom I extend my deepest appreciation. I am especially grateful to

the members of the Nomination Review Committee, who committed their time and

efforts to objectively select the ISLA honorees."

Professionals were nominated in three distinct categories: information

security practitioner, managerial professional for an information security

project, and senior information security professional. The 2014 honorees are as


In the information security practitioner category:

* Yuwei Cai, global leader, DSIT Security Competency Center, Hewlett-Packard,


* Amelia Namatovu Gowa, policy analyst, International Multilateral

Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT),Malaysia

* Mohd Fazil Ismail, GSEC, CEH, manager, Security Assurance, International

Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT),Malaysia

* Dr. In Kyung Jeun, CISA, manager, Korea Internet & Security Agency, South


* Muhammad Anis Rizal Bin Mustaffa Kamal, GPEN, GSEC, manager, Security

Assurance, International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats


* Lun-Chuan Lee, CISSP, CEH, CHFI, project manager, Cloud System Department,

Chunghwa Telecom,Taiwan

* Parakum Amaranga Pathirana, CISSP, CISA, CISM, head of IT Security &

Compliance, Lanka ORIX Information Technology Services,Sri Lanka

* Jim Y.F. Shek, CISSP, CISA, CBCP, program director, (ISC)˛ Hong Kong

Chapter,Hong Kong

* Anan Sony, CISSP, CISA, ITIL Expert, manager (Consulting Service

Department), ACIS Professional Center Co., Ltd.,Thailand

* Dr. Shengkai Wang, senior researcher on Internet International Policy,

China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC),China In the managerial

professional for information security project(s) category:

* Dr. Hyeyeon Ahn, senior executive vice president, chief operating officer

(COO), chief marketing officer (CMO),,South Korea

* Lal Dias, MBA, MBCS, CITP, chief executive officer, Sri Lanka Computer

Emergency Readiness Team|Coordination Centre,Sri Lanka

* Alan, Hung-Pin Hsieh, CISSP, CISA, PMP, senior project manager, Acer Inc.,


* Minsoo Lee, CEO, ICT Intelligent Security, South Korea In the senior

information security professional category:

* Hae-Sul Choi, CEO, WATCH I System Inc., South Korea

* Frank Kai Fat Chow, CISSP-ISSAP-ISSMP, CSSLP, CGEIT, senior consultant,

Hong Kong Productivity Council,Hong Kong

* Dr. Yuejin Du, director, National Engineering Lab for Cyber Security

Emergency Response Technology,China

* Dr. Mukhtar Hussain, chief information officer, Fauji Fertilizer Company


* Dr. Atsuo Inomata, JAB Judge member, associate professor, Information

Initiative Center / associate professor, Graduate School of Information

Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology,Japan

* Dr. Daisuke Inoue, director, Cybersecurity Laboratory, Network Security

Research Institute, National Institute of Information and Communications


* Amit Karir, CISSP, CISM, CIPP/IT, privacy lead, Microsoft India Corporation

Pvt. Ltd.,India

* Joonho Lee, chief information security officer, NAVER Corporation, South


* Masaru Matsunami, chief security technology officer, Sony Digital Network

Applications, Inc.,Japan

* Wasantha Perera, CISSP, C|CISO, CRISC, head of Information Security and

Compliance, Colombo Stock Exchange,Sri Lanka

* Pravin Sharma, assistant general manager, Union Bank of India, India

* Guang Alexander Yan, CISSP, CISA, CISM, manager, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Certified Public Accountants LLP,China

* Qiang Zhang, CISSP, CISA, CBCP, information security manager, Bank of China,

China For more information and to register for SecureAsia@Beijing, please visit>. For

further inquiries, please contactMaggie Yuen, marketing manager for (ISC)˛

Asia-Pacific, at> or +852 2850 6957.

Members of the press wishing to attend should contactKitty Chung, head of

marketing communications for (ISC)˛Asia-Pacific, at>.

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About (ISC)˛>

Formed in 1989 and celebrating its 25th anniversary, (ISC)˛ is the largest

not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security

professionals worldwide, with over 100,000 members in more than 135 countries.

Globally recognized as the Gold Standard, (ISC)˛ issues the Certified

Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and related concentrations,

as well as the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®), the

Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFPSM), Certified Authorization

Professional (CAP®), HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner

(HCISPPSM), and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) credentials to

qualifying candidates. (ISC)˛'s certifications are among the first information

technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard

17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)˛ also

offers education programs and services based on its CBK®, a compendium of

information and software security topics. More information is available at>.


CBK are registered marks, and CCFP and HCISPP are service marks, of (ISC)˛, Inc.

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