The Expansion of the Privilege Universe and its Impact on Operational Efficiency

23rd July 2020, Singapore

Private Event Series

Hosted By

Date: Thursday, 23rd July 2020

Time: 2pm (SGT)


Virtual Event Series


2020 BeyondTrust Headshots_GeneNg_800px

Gene Ng, Regional Vice President, APJ, BeyondTrust

Gene Ng is Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan, at BeyondTrust. Based in Singapore, Gene drives BeyondTrust’s business in the Asia Pacific and Japan region to help customers make security a competitive advantage. Gene and his team ensure that customers are resourced and well-prepared to address today’s increasingly sophisticated and damaging cybersecurity threats.
Prior to joining BeyondTrust, Gene was the Vice President, Security Solutions, Asia Pacific & Japan, at CA Technologies. Having started his career with Price Waterhouse, Gene also held senior leadership positions at IBM Security, Blue Coat, McAfee and 3Com. Thereafter, he founded a business focused on security product distribution, services and training that became one of the top Security Value Added Distributors in the region.
Gene has served on the executive committee of the Security and Wireless chapters of SGTech (formerly known as Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation) and has been an active member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and Special Interest Group in Security and Information Integrity (SIG^2). He has also been on the Accreditation / Certification (AC) Evaluation Panel of the National Infocomm Competency Centre (NICC) and served on the executive committee of the Young Entrepreneurs’ Organization (YEO).
Gene holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Synopsis and overview of the session

Privileged Access Management has been voted as the number one priority for CISOs two years in a row (Gartner). This trend is the result of the growing challenge brought by the proliferation of privileged credentials and the expansion of the “privilege universe” in an organisation. Virtually every cybersecurity breach today involves the exploitation of privilege credentials, which are exploited to infiltrate an IT environment and leveraged by hackers to gain access to assets, install malware, and inflict damage. Many organisations assume that password management will solve the “privilege problem”—but password vaulting is only a partial solution

In addition, with COVID 19 impacting business functionality globally, there has been pressure for rapid security scalability and adoption of innovative operational models to not only survive this wave but also prepare the business for the next one – by strengthening operational efficiency and driving security scalability.
Focus Network, in partnership with BeyondTrust, invites senior IT Security leaders to participate in an interactive discussion with Gene Ng, Regional Vice President, APJ about:
  • The impact of COVID-19 on current cyber security and operational model
  • The risks of implementing isolated point solution that leave dangerous gaps in protection.
  • Steps to achieving rapid leaps in risk reduction and operational resilience
  • Disrupting the cyberattack chain with privileged access security controls
  • Unifying the privilege universe to drastically reduce the attack surface and meet compliance. mandates such as MAS TRM, RMIT and PCI DSS

About BeyondTrust

BeyondTrust is the worldwide leader in Privileged Access Management, offering the most seamless approach to preventing data breaches related to stolen credentials, misused privileges, and compromised remote access.

Our extensible platform empowers organizations to easily scale privilege security as threats evolve across endpoint, server, cloud, DevOps, and network device environments. BeyondTrust unifies the industry’s broadest set of privileged access capabilities with centralized management, reporting, and analytics, enabling leaders to take decisive and informed actions to defeat attackers. Our holistic platform stands out for its flexible design that simplifies integrations, enhances user productivity, and maximizes IT and security investments.

BeyondTrust gives organizations the visibility and control they need to reduce risk, achieve compliance objectives, and boost operational performance. We are trusted by 20,000 customers, including half of the Fortune 100, and a global partner network. Learn more at


Agenda at a glance

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Registration & networking

4.00 pm – 4.05pm – Welcome address

4.05 pm – 5.15pm – 3 course lunch served4.05 pm – 4.45pm – Embracing disruption in the financial services industry: A Privacy versus Security conundrum – Amanda Chan, BlackBerry

4.45 pm – 5.15pm – Demo

5.15pm – 5.45pm – Discussion

5.45 pm – 6pm – Closing remarks

I want to learn more

We respect your privacy, by entering your information you will receive our e-newsletter along with updates on the latest podcasts, videos, interviews and events. For further information on how we process and monitor your personal data click here.

Previous Events

01 Jul
Catching Up With The New Tomorrow MORE INFORMATION
24 Jun
Illumio, Singapore
Achieving Successful Security Segmentation MORE INFORMATION
16 Jun
Transformation Today To Control Tomorrow MORE INFORMATION
26 May
New frontiers in leadership MORE INFORMATION
20 May
Southpac International, VIRTUAL EVENT
From Reacting to Learning, the Next Step in Organisational Effectiveness MORE INFORMATION
14 May
Everyday Massive, VIRTUAL EVENT
Safety Culture vs Safety Strategy. What comes first? MORE INFORMATION
12 May
Embracing disruption in the financial services industry: A Privacy versus Security conundrum MORE INFORMATION
12 May
New frontiers in leadership MORE INFORMATION
29 Apr
Improving Workplace Psychological Health and Safety with Technology MORE INFORMATION
09 Apr
BlackBerry, Singapore
De-risking Digital Transformation in Financial Services: From zero-trust to zero-touch MORE INFORMATION
28 Feb
GitLab, Singapore
Integrating application security into digital transformation MORE INFORMATION
04 Dec
Tata Communications - Microsoft, Sydney
The Future of Work Beckons. Transform Now. MORE INFORMATION
26 Nov
Snow Software, Singapore
Technology Intelligence is the Future of Software Asset Management MORE INFORMATION
06 Nov
Riverbed, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Supporting human centric digital transformation MORE INFORMATION
29 Oct
Wandera, Sydney
The Fall of the Wall: Long Love the Endpoint MORE INFORMATION
24 Oct
Brennan IT, Sydney
Innovation through Technology: Defining the IT Department's New Role MORE INFORMATION
03 Oct
Skillsoft, San Antonio, TX, USA
Safety and health learning ROI Methodology MORE INFORMATION
02 Oct
Fisher Improvement Technologies, San Antonio, TX, USA
Advanced human and organizational performance - now personality impacts managing risk MORE INFORMATION
12 Sep
Comarch, Sydney
Loyalty start-ups – inspiration or a threat for classic loyalty program MORE INFORMATION
04 Sep
Silverpeak, Singapore
Building the WAN of the Future MORE INFORMATION
29 Aug
Shootsta, Sydney
How to make powerful and engaging video content – At scale MORE INFORMATION
28 Aug
Marketo, Sydney
Building a Business Case for Marketing Automation MORE INFORMATION