Black Hat Announces David Koh and Ruimin He as Keynote Speakers for Black Hat Asia 2024

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April 04, 2024 13:50 Korea Standard Time

SINGAPORE--(Business Wire / Korea Newswire)--Black Hat, the cybersecurity industry’s most established and in-depth security event series, today announced David Koh and Ruimin He as Keynote speakers for the Black Hat Asia 2024 event. The Keynote speakers will present on Thursday, April 18 and Friday, April 19 to kick off each day of Briefings at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Singapore.

Black Hat Asia 2024 Keynote Lineup:

· David Koh is Singapore’s first Commissioner of Cybersecurity and the founding Chief Executive of the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) of Singapore. He is concurrently Chief (Digital Security & Technology) at the Ministry of Communications and Information. As Commissioner, he has the legal authority to investigate cyber threats and incidents to ensure that essential services are not disrupted in the event of a cyber attack. As Chief Executive of CSA, he leads Singapore’s efforts to provide dedicated and centralized oversight of national cybersecurity functions. As Chief (Digital Security & Technology), he oversees digital security policy and technology capability development in the Ministry of Communications and Information. Koh will present his talk on Thursday, April 18 at 9:00 AM.

· Ruimin He is Singapore’s Chief Artificial Intelligence (AI) Officer, where he leads a multi-stakeholder effort to achieve Singapore’s strategic AI objectives, including developing and implementing Singapore’s national AI strategy. He is concurrently the Singaporean government’s Deputy Chief Digital Technology Officer, and a member of the United Nations High-level Advisory Body on AI. He will present his talk with Jeff Moss, Founder of Black Hat and DEF CON conferences, former Chief Security Officer and VP at ICANN, and current member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council. Their talk will feature a fireside chat format, include discussion around the similarities and differences between AI and previous waves of digitalization, and take place on Friday, April 19 at 9:00 AM.

Top Sponsors and Partners of Black Hat Asia 2024 include:

· Diamond Sponsors:, Appdome, and Upwind Security.
· Platinum Sponsors: KnowBe4 and Snyk.
· Sustaining Partners: Armis, Axonius, CrowdStrike, KnowBe4, ManageEngine, Qualys, SentinelOne, Snyk, Sophos, Sysdig, and Trend Micro.
· Global Partners: Armis, KnowBe4, Snyk, Swimlane, and Varonis.

For registration and additional information on Black Hat Asia 2024, please visit

About Black Hat

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