Steven Sim

Steven Sim has worked for more than 25 years in the cybersecurity field with large end-user enterprises and critical infrastructures, undertaken global CISO role, driven award-winning CSO50 security governance and management initiatives and headed incident response, security architecture, technology and operations at local, regional and global levels. He leads cybersecurity across a Maritime MNC, heading 8 direct reports at Group Cybersecurity Department and indirect reports across regional offices and local business units in 42 countries.

He oversees Security Governance, Cybersecurity Technology Management and Incident Response as well as Cyber Security Masterplan Office. He also leads the Group IT Security Centre of Expertise, Technology Scanning and Cybersecurity Practice Forum to franchise best practices to business units, driven cyber initiatives, developed standards, managed threats, identified 0day vulnerabilities and promoted awareness.

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Always keen to give back to the community, he helmed the ISACA Singapore Chapter (which won ISACA Global Outstanding Chapter Achievement in 2022) as President (from 2021 to 2022) as well as at OT-ISAC (since 2021), second key thrust of the Singapore’s OT Cybersecurity Masterplan 2019, as Chair of the Executive Committee, and holds a Masters in Computing, CCISO, CGEIT, CRISC, CISM, CISA, CDPSE, CISSP as well as technical certifications GICSP, GREM, GCIH and GPPA.

He is an APMG-accredited trainer for ISACA's core certifications and member of Geneva Dialogue for Responsible Behaviours in Cyberspace Technical Community, Working Group on Technical Reference for Securing the Cyber-Physical Systems for Buildings, etc.

He is also part of the ISACA’s Information Security Advisory Group and the Emerging Trends Working Group. He regularly shares his thoughts on cyber risk and security, lectures on an adjunct basis at National University of Singapore Institute of System (on Enterprise Security Architecture) and other institutes of higher learning.

He is a frequent speaker and panelist at international and local conferences and has published several articles. He has been Topic Leaders for various discussion forums including the Emerging Technology and Governance forums of ISACA. He is also part of industry consultation for the MCI’s Digital Economy Blueprint and CSA’s Singapore OT Cybersecurity Masterplan 2nd Edition and was also involved in the reviews of various ISACA CISA, CRISC and CGEIT manuals.