Dr. Tan Kian Hua

Dr. Tan Kian Hua
Tan Kian Hua
Associate Professor

Dr. Tan Kian Hua is an emerging Cybersecurity advisor whose expertise in data and information security helped various companies to grow their businesses and increase profitability dramatically. 

He led organizations in looking for ways to expand their reach, revenues and stay competitive. The companies he advised include SMBs (small-medium businesses) from businesses with two employees' staff strength to large multi-national companies (MNC) of six thousand staff strength.  

During his six years with an MNC, he was chosen as a young leader to attend their leadership program. He spearheaded a team to build from scratch to the first world-class defense cybersecurity infrastructure and rectified a cyberattack within one day – the market average is twenty-eight days.  

Tan Kian Hua is currently the Chief Technology Officer in the finance industry and the virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) for numerous companies. 

He holds multiple professional certifications related to Cybersecurity and data privacy: 

  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)  
  • CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)  
  • CISA (Certified Information System Auditor)  
  • CDPSE (Certified Data Privacy Solution Engineer)  
  • CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker)  
  • CIPM (Certified Information Privacy Manager)  
  • ABDP (Advanced Big Data Professional)  

He is passionate about creating awareness of the importance of cybersecurity in all companies and continues to ensure a first-class standard for maintaining cybersecurity procedures.   

As a lecturer, he prefers maximum interactivity with his students using an active approach to the topic. His lecturing goal is to merge students’ own experience with his experience to create a tailored and independent experienced of their own. 

Motto: "If you call yourself a professional, you need to put in twice the effort!"

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