Cyber Security Weekly Podcast

Cyber Security Weekly Podcast

Episode 218 - Women in Cyber Security in Singapore & Malaysia - Interview with Shuchen Hu of Blackpanda, Dr Magda Chelly & Jane Lo

September 06, 2020

Interview with Jane Lo, Singapore Correspondent, MySecurity Media, Dr Magda Chelly, Organiser and Judge, founder of Women of Security (WoSEC) Singapore Chapter and one of the winners of the Top 20 Women in Cyber Security in Singapore - Shuchen Hu, Blackpanda, Digital Forensics & Incident Response Specialist.

Dr Magda Chelly, co-organiser and Judge of the Top 20 Women in Cyber Security in Singapore program speaks about the awards and the importance of these initiatives and also other events she is working on - including a Capture the Flag for Girls event - CTF Girls 2nd Edition, in association with the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore.

Amongst the winners of the Top 20 Women in Cyber Security in Singapore were representatives of leading government and industry firms, from banking, finance, automotive, consulting and includes the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, with judges also representative of leading cyber security identities in Singapore, Malaysia and Australia.

We introduce Shuchen Hu of Blackpanda and get insights into her background and how she got into the industry, her aspirations and how the awards assist her and others into the future.

We also highlight another winner, Astha Keshariya, PhD, MSC[Honours], MBA, who has been in the field of Information Security and Cryptography for over 16 years has written a new article, Neurodiversity in Cybersecurity skillsets which examines the “bad cyber-actors” behind cyberattacks and what motivates them. Read here

And we catch up with Jane Lo, Singapore Correspondent for MySecurity Media and highlight her recent podcast interviews in Singapore, including:

Finally, the main purpose of the podcast is also to open the 'Top Women in Security in Malaysia Awards' which opens today - Monday September 7 - nominations can now be submitted here.

Nominations are scheduled to close on October 23, 2020 where they will be judged by an esteemed group of panellists and winners will be announced and recognized in early December with a virtual awards ceremony.

Previous Women in Security episodes (12)

Episode 171 - Interview with SheLeadsTech founding ISACA Director, Jo Stewart-Rattray

Episode 170 - RSA APJ Conference Podcast Series - Dr Magda Chelly on Cybersecurity, Career Transition & Women in Cyber

Episode 151 - Interview with Jacqui Loustau, Founder of the 'Australian Women in Security Network' (AWSN)

Episode 123 - Interview with Jane Frankland and answering the Gender Bias Question - #KLNext Series

Episode 122 - Kaspersky Lab insights from Europe and Women in Cyber program - #KLNext Series

Episode 118 - Meet cyber twins @noushinshbb @NegarShbb #womenincyber #malware #analysis #appsec

Episode 104 - A Cyber Murder Mystery? A unique approach to raising awareness by #WomeninCyber at Blue Phish

Episode 63 – SPECIAL EDITION - Women in Cyber Panel, Australian Cyber Security Centre Conference #2018ACSC

Episode 31 – Women in Cyber – Sandra Ragg, Office of the Cyber Security Special Adviser for the Prime Minister and Cabinet & Heide Young, National Events Manager, Australian Women in Security Network

Episode 26 – Women in Cyber – Sandra Ragg, Office of the Cyber Security Special Adviser for the Prime Minister & Cabinet and Narelle Devine, Australian Federal Department of Human Services

Episode 10 - #WomeninCyber Mentoring with Sandra Ragg, Erica Hardinge, Michelle Price & Megan Haas

Episode 2 - Interview with Bonnie Butlin, keynote speaker at #AISACON17