Globally, companies and consumers have transformed the way they work which accelerated the digitalisation process for many financial institutions. This has also exposed companies to higher volume of data privacy handling and higher cybersecurity risk. This session will provide participants an overview of the new data privacy risks, cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities stemming from the new normal and how companies and employees can prepare to mitigate risks and brace for a possible global cyberattack.
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24 Feb 2021
Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
Ken is a principal with Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow and is a member of the Firm's IPTech, International Commercial & Trade and Competition Practice Groups.
He is regularly ranked as a leading ITC and competition lawyer by top legal directories, including Chambers Asia Pacific and Legal 500 Asia Pacific. Ken is a regular speaker on data protection laws and is an IAPP Certified International Privacy Professional (FIP, CIPP(A), CIPT, CIPM). He participates regularly in meetings of the Joint Cyber Security Working Group.Ken has more than 30 years of practicing in the areas of IT, telecommunications, intellectual property, trade and commerce, and competition law matters. He routinely assists clients, mostly governments and multinational corporations, in large-scale procurement, outsourcing and regional transactions, and provides sound advice on privacy and e-commerce matters.He is admitted as a solicitor in both Singapore and England & Wales.
Steve Tan Partner and Deputy Head
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
Steve is a Partner and Deputy Head in Rajah & Tann Singapore’s TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications) practice group. Steve practices Data Protection, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, and Digital Media / Entertainment law.
He has been recognised as a leading lawyer for media and telecommunications in the PLC Cross-border Media and Communications Handbook 2009/10; and for TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications) work in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 2010/11, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020; the AsiaLaw Profiles 2011, 2012; the Practical Law Company Which Lawyer; and Chambers Asia Pacific 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020. Steve is part of the firm’s TMT team that is ranked as tier 1 in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 2010/11, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the AsiaLaw Profiles 2011, 2012, and Chambers Asia Pacific 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020. Steve is also cited as a leading lawyer for Technology law, Media law and/or Information Technology law in Best Lawyers 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, in The International Who’s Who of Telecoms and Media Lawyers 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and in Who’s Who Legal : Data 2019, 2020 for Telecoms & Media, Data Security, and Data Privacy & Protection. Steve is recognised as leading lawyer for IT & Telecoms in Asia IP Experts 2018.
Steve is recognised as a Distinguished Practitioner for Technology and Communications in Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2020, 2021. Steve won Corporate Live Wire Legal Awards 2015 ‘Communication Lawyer of the Year’. Steve further won Corporate Insider Business Excellence Award 2019 ‘Communication Lawyer of the Year – Singapore’. Steve achieved “In-House Community External Counsel of the Year, 2018” in the In-House Community resource where he is cited as “a fast, value-adding, effective counsel”. Steve is cited as “one of the best in the field of personal data protection” in Legal 500 2017.
In Chambers Asia Pacific 2019, Steve receives praise from a client who characterises him as a "truly dedicated and passionate TMT lawyer. His knowledge in data protection laws and understanding of policymaking are key. His wealth of experience in this area of law gives me the confidence that I have been advised by one of the best in class.”. In Legal 500 2019, Steve is cited as being “one of the gurus in the field of data protection”. Steve achieved top 10 in the Financial Times (FT) Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Award 2019. In Legal 500 2020, a client gave testimony that “Steve Tan has great depth of knowledge for PDPA matters. Strategic, sound in advice and very responsive.”. Steve was additionally picked as a top 30 individual practitioner worldwide for Privacy and Data Protection in Best of the Best Global Expert Guide 2019.