Information/cyber security, risk management professional with over 15 years of work experience. Risk taker, unstoppable, mentor, mentee, leader, speaker, team-builder. Supporter for women in technology. Inquisitive, adaptive, stays relevant with technological advancement. Audit and regulatory compliance for cyber. On Executive board of (ISC)² Singapore Chapter.
What makes you a Risky Woman?
Always taking up diverse challenges whether it's learning new technology/skill, pursuing most challenging certifications/competitions, risk changing job or country, speaking at international conferences or asking for deserved promotion - strong believer in taking charge of career, exploring new areas and touch new horizons at each step of my career.
Name your top 3 achievements
- Top 20 women in Cybersecurity in Singapore (2020)
- Top & diverse internationally recognized certifications like CISSP, CISM, CCSP (Cloud Security), PMP, PSM1, CBSA (Blockchain Architect), CBSP (Blockchain Security)
- Speaker on cybersecurity/ Artificial Intelligence/ Cyber risk topics in volunteer capacity at international conferences & events like CISO Online Asia 2020, Secure Singapore 2020 (attended by MP Mr Melvin Yong), World AI Show Singapore 2020, CSHub Cyber Online Series (hosted by IQPC Australia, topic was around Technology & Cyber Risk Quantification), Zenith Live 2020 hosted by ZScaler USA, Jurong West Secondary school Singapore, Google Singapore
What is the biggest risk you’ve taken in your career?
Changed career from Software developer to jump within Information and Cyber security. Other risks were like leaving a permanent job to go overseas to join a contract job in Malaysia. Again, joining a 6 month contract job in Singapore after some time and traveling all alone to these countries from India.
What’s something most people don’t know about you?
Very spiritual, philanthropist, volunteer most of my free time. I take life one day at a time, give it my best shot, and move on.
What is the best quality for successful leaders in Risk?
Make tough choices with a clear vision, build trust with their credibility, take responsibility of their actions and learn from their failures.