Shoen Yih Yum

Shoen Yih Yum

Director, Cyber Security Programme Centre, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore

Yih is deputy director for Government Cybersecurity Consultancy in the Critical Information Infrastructure Division of the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) of Singapore. He is the 'point man' in CSA's effort to secure the government networks and systems to build a resilient infrastructure. Previously, he was responsible for cybersecurity at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) headquarters. He applies the principles of war in his security practices, which focused much on the threats of concern in order to manage the risks cost effectively. In this way, the security posture is always keeping up with current and emerging threats. His security practices enabled his organization to be resilient to achieve its national security missions. Prior to his cybersecurity appointments, he served as a naval officer in the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), attaining a rank of commander as well as Joint Comms & Info Systems Dept. of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF). His naval service included more than 15 years of experience in managing multi-million dollar projects ranging from building naval ships and combat systems, to R&D projects in areas of cybersecurity and command & control communications.


Singapore Cyber Agenda 2016-17

Presented by Shoen Yih Yum  •  December 1, 2016

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