Keng Seng Wei

Chief Information Security Officer
Managing Director
DBS Bank

IBF Fellow (2020)

Technology & Operations

"Change is constant. As Darwin quoted, “it is not the strongest species that survives, nor the most intelligent; it is the most adaptable to change”. As we navigate the changes in the “new normal”, continuous reskilling and upskilling ourselves in the digital world will strengthen our resilience. "

Biography

Seng Wei is Group Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) & Managing Director at DBS Group.

In current role, he is responsible for establishing and driving the enterprise strategy and program to ensure information assets and technologies are adequately protected and resilient. This includes driving the adoption of innovative cybersecurity technologies for the bank. Under his leadership, DBS was the pioneer bank to introduce the digital soft token for two factor authentications with ‘money safe’ guarantee for digital banking, first bank to obtain the Singapore’s Data Protection Trustmark (DPTM) certification and recognized as the winner for the Cybersecurity Awards 2019 by Association of Information Security Professionals. He is a cybersecurity practitioner and active members in various information security communities including member of the Expert Group of the Singapore government’s Public Sector Data Security Review Committee in 2019, the Association of Banks in Singapore’s Cyber Security Standing Committee, cybersecurity working group of Infocomm Media Development Authority’s (IMDA) Services & Digital Economy technology roadmap and Enterprise Singapore’s Coordinating Committee for Cybersecurity.

Prior to this, he was DBS’ Head of Infrastructure Management & Information Security Services. In this role, he led a team of professionals who provided core technology infrastructure availability and security services across the group. 

Seng Wei has over 20 years of experience in banking information technology, covering architecture design, engineering, cyber security and technology risk. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (First Class Honours) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the University of Manchester (UMIST).