Monday, 24 October 2011

2009 Information Security Leadership Award (ISLA) by ISC2

Aswami Fadillah Mohd Ariffin GCFA, CWSP, CEH
Head of Digital Forensics
CyberSecurity Malaysia

Aswami, who is a GIAC Certified Forensics Analyst (GCFA), graduated from University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom, with a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering. He also holds a Master’s degree in Management from University of Malaya. He began his career at Sime Darby Berhad, one of the well known conglomerates in Malaysia, and was responsible for overseeing Malaysia’s tallest building, the Petronas Twin Towers and Mid Valley City, one of the largest shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur; back-up power supply SCADA system projects.

In 1999, he joined MIMOS Berhad, a government-owned agency for national microelectronics R&D centre. Later, he was entrusted to lead Digital Forensics Department under National ICT Security & Emergency Response Centre (NISER), now known as CyberSecurity Malaysia.

He specializes in Wireless LAN Security and is a Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP). Along with GCFA and CWSP, Aswami is a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and has attended various forensics training sessions.

With Y.B. Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili, MOSTI's minister.