The Region’s Most Established Cybersecurity Conference and Exhibition GovWare Goes Virtual Focusing on Partnerships for Resilience and Advancement

September 2020, Singapore – As the global community strives to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, new and salient challenges add to the current demands of cybersecurity and the programmes it powers. Access to critical industry insights, trends, and solutions is even more imperative than before.

Organised by Image Engine, who puts together the annual GovWare Conference and Exhibition, the all-new GovWare Focus Series is conceived to serve as the information resource and connectivity platform to help the community tackle these current challenges with collective intelligence and collaborations.

With the theme of “Partnerships for Resilience and Advancement”, the first GovWare Focus will be a free-to-attend virtual conference and technology showcase, focusing on professional and industry development aspects.

Held online on 7 and 8 October, from 9am to 5pm GMT+8, GovWare Focus brings together 40 industry and public agency speakers and over 60 virtual exhibitors showcasing the latest in cutting edge technologies.

Supported by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA), GovWare Focus is proud to be a part of Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW) 2020. Participants of GovWare Focus will have access to SICW 2020 open tracks, taking place from 5 to 9 October.

GovWare Focus 2020 Highlights

The stellar line-up of speakers at GovWare Focus 2020 includes Mr David Koh, Commissioner of Cybersecurity & Chief Executive, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, Dr Henry J. Pearson, UK Cyber Security Ambassador, Department for International Trade and Rt Hon Sir John Key, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand and now Director of Palo Alto Networks. They will be joined by other international and regional thought-leaders, including Mr Pierre-Alain Graf, Co-Chair, Systems of Cyber Resilience: Electricity, World Economic Forum, Mr Kevin Mandia, Chief Executive Officer, FireEye, Ms Prerana Mehta, Chief of Ecosystem Development, AustCyber and more.

Showcasing the latest trends, innovations and solutions in cybersecurity, GovWare Focus will continue to see a wide-ranging representation of industry key players including leading global and local names such as BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, BeyondTrust, Check Point, FireEye, Huawei, Palo Alto Networks, Singtel and more.

Other highlights include the Startup Pavilion, which provides a platform for promising local companies to showcase their solutions, and the GovWare-ICE71 Startup Pitch Pit. In its second run, the Startup Pitch Pit will feature 4 up-and-coming cybersecurity Startups from ICE71’s community as they pitch their solutions to a panel of infosecurity industry veterans.

Business matchmaking will be optimised with artificial intelligence for more efficient networking, and there will also be fringe activities where prizes can be won.

Registration is free for all and with on-demand access available from 9 – 30 October, participants can catch up on missed sessions or revisit the content to draw deeper understanding at their convenience post-event.

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/gwf2020

GovWare Focus 2020 at a Glance
  • 8 Keynote Addresses
  • 10 Tracks
  • 50 Keynote Addresses, Conference Sessions and Fireside Chats
  • 60+ Exhibitors in the Virtual Exhibition Hall
Keynote Speakers at GovWare Focus 2020 include
  • David Koh, Commissioner of Cybersecurity & Chief Executive, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore
  • GEN (Ret.) Keith Alexander, Founder, Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer, IronNet Cybersecurity
  • Pierre-Alain Graf, Co-Chair, Systems of Cyber Resilience: Electricity, World Economic Forum
  • Thomas J. Harrington, Managing Director & Chief Information Security Officer (Ret.), Citi
  • Rt Hon Sir John Key, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Director, Palo Alto Networks
  • Kevin Mandia, Chief Executive Officer, FireEye
  • Dr Henry J. Pearson, UK Cyber Security Ambassador, Department for International Trade
  • Andy Purdy, Chief Security Officer, Huawei Technologies USA
Topics Covered at the GovWare Focus 2020 Tracks
  1. Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation
  2. Cybersecurity in the Cloud
  3. Solidifying Cyber Defence
  4. Advanced Identity Management
  5. Enterprise Security and Data Protection: Trends & Technologies
  6. Industry and Capacity Development
  7. Cyber Operations and Response
  8. Darkweb, Cybercrime, Cyberwarfare
  9. Leveraging Machine Learning
  10. Cybersecurity: From Bedrock to Bleeding Edge

For the latest information on the track synopses and respective speakers, please visit https://bit.ly/gwf2020-agenda

All information is accurate at time of publishing but may be subject to changes.

Learn More

Web: www.govware.sg

Email: enquiries@govware.sg

Phone: +65 9060 0562

Facebook: GovWareSG

Twitter: GovernmentWare

LinkedIn: governmentware2019

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About Image Engine

Image Engine is a full-service B2B technology event producer and organiser, conceived to deliver innovative content, critical business intelligence and connectivity across the community of end-users, vendors and government agencies. With a strong knowledge base and industry networks within the Asian region, Image Engine enables partners to access their markets effectively, to deliver information solutions to the best qualified audience in the best possible environment. Image Engine has been the event partner for Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW) since 2016.

 

Editorial Team at CPO Magazine