Associate Professor Col (R) Dato’ Husin Jazri
Associate Professor Col (R) Dato’ Husin Jazri PhD is currently the Senior Director Information Security, Asia Pacific University, Cybersecurity Professor at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) and the Non-Executive Chairman of TeleAwan Sdn Bhd. Prior to that he was the founder and the first CEO of Cybersecurity Malaysia Berhad, CEO of iCrypto Berhad, and the Director of National ICT Security and Emergency Response Centre, MIMOS Berhad. He also served the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Defence Malaysia and acted as the cybersecurity advisor to the Ministries. He architected many strategic projects in cybersecurity, including providing security requirements for the Strategic Command and Control Systems for the Malaysian Armed Forces.
While in MIMOS, Professor Husin Jazri helped to set up Cybersecurity Malaysia and qualifies Malaysia to be the Producer Member Status of the Common Criteria Mutual Agreement He initiated advanced integrated digital forensics services for CyberSecurity Malaysia, by converging digital data and video analysis together. He introduced CyberSAFE programmes with schools and communities as well. He initiated and presented the idea of setting up of the National Cybersecurity Coordination Centre for Malaysia, which is now operational under the National Security Council, Malaysia known as NACSA. He also sets up control systems simulation lab for security evaluation and auditing as a service for Critical Infrastructure Organisations in Malaysia, and many more. Professor Jazri is a co-founder and the first chair of APCERT, the founder and the first chair of OIC-CERT and had provided strategic consultancies in cybersecurity to government and private sectors in Malaysia, Africa and Middle East. He is the recipient of the prestigious Harold Tipton Lifetime Achievement Award 2010 by the ISC2.Org for his outstanding works in cybersecurity. He has more than 30 years of combined work experience in securing digital communications, information security and cybersecurity and a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) since 2002.