YBhg. DATO’ DR HAJI AMIRUDIN BIN ABDUL WAHAB Chief Executive Officer | Cybersecurity Malaysia
YBhg. DATO’ DR HAJI AMIRUDIN BIN ABDUL WAHAB
Chief Executive Officer | Cybersecurity Malaysia
Dato’ Dr. Haji Amirudin Abdul Wahab (“Dato’ Dr. Amir”) is currently the Chief Executive Officer of CyberSecurity Malaysia, a strategic agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia and the agency that monitors sovereignty of the country. He has around 25 years of ICT working experience in the telecom and IT sector in the Government as well as in the semi-government and private sectors. Through his leadership at Cybersecurity Malaysia, Dato’ Dr. Amir managed to contribute to Malaysia’s achievement in attaining number #3 rank in the world, in two consecutive International Telecom Union (ITU) Global Cyber Security Index studies (2014 & 2017 reports) and becoming first Malaysian World Trustmark Alliance Chairman (2014-2015). Dato’ Dr. Amir holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from the School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering (ITEE), University of Queensland, Australia. A calculated risk-taker with deep technical industry knowledge, Dato’ Dr. Haji Amirudin had built a strong reputation for developing effective and unique strategies and incubating new models and designs. He maintains a well- deserved national and international reputation in his field where he had been invited as keynote speaker in various local and international conferences and featured regularly in the local TV, Radio, newspapers, magazines and online medias. Embracing the core values of integrity, innovation and growth, he consistently ranks among the top 5% of employees within the ICT Industry in Malaysia.