2019

  • 2019/11/4-8 Nadi, Fiji - FIRST Regional Symposia for the Pacific. I did a 12 day breach workshop (table top exercise) and co-teach with Serge Droz (Incident Response, Honeynet, Jupyter Notebook)
  • 2019/10/23-25 Apia, Samoa - CERT establishment proeject with MCIT & relevant stakeholders
  • 2019/10/15-18 Nukua’lofa, Tonga - Technial support for CERT Tonga + 1 day workshop of securing e-mail servers for System Administrators. About 30+ participants from government agencies and the private sector.
  • 2019/10/2 - Ulaanbatar, Mongolia - Presentation with Tugso (GEMNET) @ MNSEC2019(Annual Security Conference organized by MNCERT/CC)
  • 2019/09/30 - Singapore. 12 day tutorial on running honeypots for APCERT members @ APCERT AGM & Conference 2019. Workshop assisted by friends from TWNCERT.
  • 2019/09/05-11 - Chiang Mai, Thailand. 5 Day Network Security Worskhop (30 participants with 4 other instructors) and FIRST-TC on 911
  • 2019/08/19-23 - Thimphu, Bhutan - Web Application Security Workshop. Event organised by Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team (BtCIRT). Organised a CTF using OWASP Juice Shop on the last day.
  • 2019/07/22-24 - Jakarta, Indonesia - Packet Analysis Workshop. IDNOG6 . Lead trainer - cover Wireshark in depth, Suricata, Honeypots among other things
  • 2019/06/15-22 - Edinburgh, Scotland - FIRST Annual Conference & AGM. FIRST Board meeting. Lightning talk on APNIC activities in AP region
  • 2019/05/15-17 - Apia, Samoa - 3rd Regional CERT Workshop for the Pacific. Lead trainer.
  • 2019/04/8-12 - Lima, Peru - FIRST Board meeting
  • 2019/04/04 - Sydney, Australia - Standards Australia Regional Forum. Presented on APNIC CERT/CSIRT engagement work in the Pacific
  • 2019/03/25-29 - Phnom Penh, Cambodia - 4-day network security training (mostly ISPs, 30+ participants). 12 day tutorial & sharing with Cambodia CERT (CamCERT)
  • 2019/03/21-22 - Vientianne, Laos - 2 day workshop with LaoCERT. Covered a few tools Shodan, Suricata, TheHive and played with honeypots
  • 2019/03/19 - Hong Kong - HK Police Annual Cyber Command Course. Did a presentation on vulnerabilities and threats & 2 hour internet investigation tutorial with case studies. Show cased TheHive
  • 2019/02/19 - 2019/03/01 - Daejeon, South Korea - APRICOT 2019. Organized FIRST-TC Daejeon. Presented on the APNIC Community Honeynet Project in the lightning round session.
  • 2019/01/21-26 - Tallinn, Estonia - FIRST Board Meeting and attended FIRST Europe Regional Symposia. Presented about APNIC security engagement work in the Pacific

2018

  • 2018/12/17-19 - Honiara, Solomon Islands - 3 day workshop on incident response for the government SOC staff. Covered packet analysis, IDS, DIY audit (OpenVas, shodan, nmap). 12 day table top exercise & discussion with relevant stakeholders.
  • 2018/11/27-29 - Jakarta, Indonesia - 3 day Network Security Workshop. Lab session include deploying cowrie honeypot in the cloud, playing with Suricata and Maltrail.
  • 2018/11/7-8 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Attended the Asia ICT and Counter Terrorism Dialogue. I participated in the discussion in the “Critical Infrastructure Track” The event was organised by UN CTC and South Korea & Malaysia Government
  • 2018/10/23-26 - Shanghai, China - APCERT Annual Conference & FIRST Asia Regional Symposia. Presented at the APCERT open conference and helped with planning of the Symposia. The week long event was organized by CNCERT/CC
  • 2018/10/11-12 - Bali, Indonesia - Code Bali & FIRST-TC Bali. Conducted a 1 day workshop on Practical Packet Analysis. Approximately 25 participants - LEAs, security practitioners, researchers. Event organised by IDSIRTII
  • 2018/10/4-5 - Ulaanbatar, Mongolia - Presented on observations from the community honeynet project at the MNSEC Conference. The event was organized by MNCERT/CC.
  • 2018/10/3 - Taipei, Taiwan - Invited as keynote speaker at TWCERT/CC Annual Conference
  • 2018/09/30 - 2018/10/2 - Taipei, Taiwan - Attended APECTEL meeting and shared some case studies in one of the SPSG sessions.
  • 2018/09/18-20 - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea - Technical Assistance for CERT PNG
  • 2018/09/6-13 - Noumea, New Caledonia - Lead trainer for the Network Security Workshop & 2nd Regional CSIRT Workshop for the Pacific (with 3 other trainers). Organized a one day FIRST-TC Noumea - speakers included from Raja Azrina (Malaysia), Geoffrey (CERT Vanuatu) , Geoff (AusCERT), Jinhyun (KISA/KrNIC) and others.
  • 2018/07/17 - Mersing, Malaysia (remote session) for students at Politeknik Mersing (Cyber Range Academy) on Linux server hardening & SOCs
  • 2018/07/03 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Workshop on Practical Incident Response. Organized by MyREN. Around 25 participants from Universities in Malaysia
  • 2018/06/21-28 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - FIRST Annual Conference and AGM. Over 900 participants from all over the world. W00t!
  • 2018/06/19 - Port Vila, Vanuatu - CERT Vanuatu launch. Conducted a half-day workshop on incident response 101
  • 2018/06/4-8 - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Attended APECTEL & presented at the SPSG session on internet infrastructure security. Session chaired by NICTA (PNG)
  • 2018/05/15-18 - Nukualofa, Tonga - 1st Regional CSIRT Training for the Pacific. Supported by DFAT. 25 participants from Pacific Island economies and Tonga. Spent 75% of playing with Wireshark!
  • 2018/05/02 - Brisbane, Australai - Participated in the speed networking session at PaCSON meeting hosted by CERT Australia (ACSC)
  • 2018/04/23-27 - Seoul, South Korea - Participated as instructor for the Annual CERT workshop (aka APISC) organized by KrCERT/CC (KISA)
  • 2018/04/16-17 - Apia, Samoa - CERT engagement with stakeholders in Samoa. Joint trip with ITU. Did an incident response 101 and table-top exercise with Klee Aiken (APNIC)
  • 2018/04/03 - Virtual - Prsenentation for APCERT online seminar. Shared analysis on Linux server compromise (bitcoin mining)
  • 2018/03/19-24 - Canberra, Australia - Attended SANS SEC 503. Intrusion Detection In-Depth
  • 2018/03/11-15 - Osaka, Japan - FIRST Board Meeting and participated in FIRST-TC Osaka. Shared experience of delivering capacity developent activites in the Pacific.
  • 2018/02/19-28 - Kathmandu, Nepal - APRICOT 2018. Crisis Communication & Incident Response workshop for APTLD. Organized FIRST-TC Kathmandu with the support of APCERT.
  • 2018/02/4-9 - Hamburg, Germany - FIRST Board Meeting and Regional Europe Symposia
  • 2018/01/30-2018/02/01 - Port Moresby, PNG - CERT PNG launch and 2 day worskhop on Incident Response

2017

  • 2017/12/18-12 - Geneva, Switzerland - Internet Governance Forum 2017. Speaker at one of the sessions. Participated in workshop Incident Response for Policy Makers at ITU HQ with fellow FIRST board members Maarten & Serge
  • 2017/12/1015 - Bangkok, Thailand - Participated in APECTEL. Presented in the session on incident management (organized by MCMC) and gave an update on APNIC’s activities in the SPSG session
  • 2017/12/4-8 - Nuakalofa, Tonga - Attended PacNOG & Tonga CERT engagement
  • 2017/11/24 - Tokyo, Japan - Participated in FS-ISAC Japan Cyber Security Exercise. Check out the post about a similar event that took place in 2016
  • 2015/11/21-23 - Chisinau, Moldova - Presented at the Regional Cyber Drill. Organized by ITU & Moldova Government CERT
  • 2017/11/12-15 - New Delhi, India - Attended the APCERT Annual Conference & AGM
  • 2017/10/24/26 - Dhaka, Bangladesh - Presented at the Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Cyber Security Forum.
  • 2017/09/7-14 - Taichung, Taiwan- APNIC44 Conference. Trainer for the Network Security Workshop and organised FIRST Asia Regional Symposia (Plenary and Workshops)
  • 2017/09/6-7 - Taipei, Taiwan - Keynote speaker for Trend Micros’s CloudSec Taipei
  • 2017/08/28-29 - Colombo, Sri Lanka - SLCERT Cyber Security Week. Delivered a 1 day workshop on Practical Incident Response and presented at the main conference
  • 2017/08/21-22 - Vientiane, Laos - 12 day Cyber Security seminar & 2 day workshop for LaoCERT. Organised by LaoCERT.
  • 2017/07/31 - 2017/08/04 - Seoul, South Korea - Instructor for the Annual CSIRT workshop (aka APISC) organised by KrCERT/CC (KISA)
  • 2017/07/26-2 - Bangkok, Thailand - APRIGF 2017. Delivered a 12 day workshop on cyber security for civil society, table-top exercise with Saia (CERT Tonga) , Kititsak (Thai eGov CERT), Linda (ID) and Afifa (BD) and organized a panel discussion on challenges facing CERTs - with Sonam (btCIRT), Saia (CERT Tonga), Julie (TWNCERT/CC) and Martijn (ThaiCERT)
  • 2017/07/5-7 - Singapore, INTERPOL Cyber Crime Expert Group Meeting
  • 2017/06/11-16 - San Juan, Puerto Rico - FIRST Annual Conference and AGM
  • 2017/05/22-24 - Qindao, China - Keynote at the CNCERT Annual Conference and presented at the FIRST-TC event
  • 2017/05/17-18 - Port Vila, Vanuatu - Desktop Exercise at Seminar organised by TRR and CERT engagement session with OGCIO
  • 2017/04/8 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Durian Security Conference 2017, local community security conference. Program committee and organiser.
  • 2017/04/3-7 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - FIRST Board Meeting & Site meeting. Discussion with CyberSecurity Malaysia
  • 2017/04/03 - Singapore, FS-ISAC APAC Summit - presented on cyber security engagement in the APAC region
  • 2017/03/14-16 - Canberra, Australia - Attended ACSC Conference 2017
  • 2017/02/22 - 2017/03/02 - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - APRICOT 2017. Organized FIRST TC HCM & side meeting with APCERT SC members
  • 2017/01/23-27 - Valencia, Spain - FIRST Board meeting and FIRST Europe Regional Symposia
  • 2017/01/9-13 - Singapore - Workshop for Law Enforcement Officers at the INTERPOL Global Complex of Innovation (organized by INTERPOL)

2016

  • 2016/12/11-14 - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - OIC-CERT Annual Conference. Presented of about APNIC and FIRST engagement activities
  • 2016/11/28 - 2016/12/02 - Suva, Fiji - PACNOG - conducted Network Security Workshop (with Fakrul) & presented at the main conference
  • 2016/11/2-5 - Colombo, Sri Lanka - Conducted workshop at SLCERT Cyber Security Week
  • 2016/10/24-27 - Tokyo, Japan - Attended APCERT Annual General Meeting and AGM
  • 2016/10/16-23 - Seoul, South Korea - Invited as instructor for regional CERT workshop (APISC) organized by KrCERT/CC
  • 2019/10/9-14 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Conducted Network Security Workshop with Pak Affan (ITB). Hosted by MyIX
  • 2016/10/3-5 - Colombo, Sri Lanka - APNIC42 - organized FIRST-TC Colombo with the support of Sri Lanka CERT.
  • 2016/09/29-30 - Ulaanbatar, Mongolia - presentation at MNSEC
  • 2016/09/12-13 - Hong Kong, presented at the HKCERT Information Security Summit
  • 2016/09/5-7 - Thimphu, Bhutan - Conducted Security seminar and CERT workshop. Hosted by BtCIRT
  • 2016/08/29-31 - Edinburgh, UK - Attended FIRST Board Meeting & Site visit
  • 2016/08/01-06 - Mumbai, India - Presented at SANOG and organized FIRST-TC Mumbai
  • 2016/07/14-17 - Bangkok, Thailand - Participated in RISE Conference. Organized by Team Cymru and hosted by ThaiCERT
  • 2016/06/12-19 - Seoul, South Korea - Attended FIRST AGM and Conference
  • 2016/05/30 - Jakarta, Indonesia - Delivered 1-day workshop on Malware analysis at CERT workshop for CLMV economies. Hosted by IDSIRTII & supported by JICA
  • 2016/05/23-27 - Goldcoast, Australia - Attended AUSCERT Conference. Contributed as PC member
  • 2016/05/4-5 - Nukualofa, Tonga - CERT engagement hosted by MEIDECC
  • 2016/04/4-8 - Doha, Qatar - Attended Underground Economy Conference. Presented on APNIC’s activities in the Lightning talk session
  • 2016/03/4 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Delivered 12 day workshop on Internet Investigation for Royal Malaysia Police.
  • 2016/03/2-3 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Presented at the Asia Regional Forum
  • 2016/02/20-24 - Auckland, New Zealand - Attended APRICOT 2016. Organized FIRST-TC Auckland
  • 2016/02/2-4 - Phnom Penh - Conducted workshop on network security. Gave a talk at a University & Cambodia CERT
  • 2016/01/25-29 - Prague, CZ - Attended FIRST Board meeting and FIRST Europe Regional Symposia

2015

  • 2015/11/30 - 2015/12/1 - Singapore - INTERPOL Cyber Crime Expert Group meeting
  • 2015/11/23-25 - Taipei, Taiwan - Invited as observer for TWNCERT/CC Cyber Security Exercise. Presented on cyber exercise design on the closing day
  • 2015/11/17-18 - Seoul, South Korea - Participated in FIRST-TC Seoul. Organized by KrCERT/CC
  • 2015/11/2-6 - Colombo, Sri Lanka - Participated in Cyber Security Week. Conducted Cybersecurity workshop with Champika (ICANN). Also presented at the main conference
  • 2015/10/28-29 - Bali, Indonesia - 2-day workshop on Incident response @ FIRST-TC bali
  • 2015/10/20-22 - Bangkok, Thailand - Presented at the Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT) meeting
  • 2015/10/12-15 - Glasgow, UK - Participated in Underground Economy Conference. Organized by Team Cymru
  • 2015/09/6-10 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Attended APCERT and OIC-CERT Annual Conference and AGM. MoU Exchange with APCERT
  • 2015/09/6-10 - Jakarta, Indonesia - Delivered Network Security Workshop with 2 other trainers at APNIC40 Conference
  • 2015/08/31 - 2015/09/02 - Dublin, Ireland - Attended FIRST Board meeting
  • 2015/08/18-20 - Taipei, TW - Attended TWCSIRT’s HoneyCon & IRCON2015 (presented) and visitied TWNCERT/CC
  • 2015/07/XX - Seoul, South Korea - Participated as instructor in APISC (KrCERT/CC) Regional CSIRT workshop.
  • 2015/07/XX - Macau - Panelist for a session at the APRIGF 2015
  • 2015/06/14-19 - Berlin, Germany - FIRST Annual Conference and AGM. Elected as a FIRST Board Member
  • 2015/06/1-5 - Goldcoast, Australia - Attended the LEA session at AUSCERT Conference
  • 2015/05/26-28 - Beijing, China - Attended CNCERT/CC Annual Conference
  • 2015/05/XX - Jakarta, Indonesia - Delivered a 1-day workshop at the regional CERT training organized by JICA
  • 2015/05/XX - Boracay, Philippines - Participated in the SPSG meeting at APECTEL51
  • 2015/04/20-24 - Seoul, South Korea - Attended FIRST Board meeting
  • 2015/04/9-13 - Islamabad, Pakistan - Presented at Cyber Security Pakistan Conference. Delivered a 3 day Network Security Workshop with Champika (ICANN). Also joined a 12 day seminar for Law Enforcement Agencies
  • 2015/03/23-24 - Manila, Philippines - Conducted a table-top exercise at RightsCON. Collaboration with Access Now, Cloud Computing Association
  • 2015/02/26 - 2015/03/6 - Fukuoka, Japan - Attended APRICOT 2015. Organized a 1 day security plenary with the support of APCERT.
  • 2015/02/11 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Attended a GCCS prep meeting
  • 2015/02/05 - Singapore - Conducted 1 day workshop on Internet Investigation @ INTERPOL Globla Complex of Innovation
  • 2015/02/2-3 - London, UK - Participated in FIRST Education Summit
  • 2015/01/27-31 - Canary Island, Spain - Attended FIRST Board meeting and Regional European Symposia

2014

  • 2014/12/10-11 - Mumbai, India - Attended NASSCOM-DSCI Annual Summit 2014
  • 2014/11/14 - Suva, Fiji - Participated in the Regional Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on PacCERT and Regional/National CERT’s. PacCERT was announced as discontinued at this meeting
  • 2014/10/28-31 - Jakarta, Indonesia - Conducted worskhop on network security & analysis . Event organised by IDSIRTII
  • 2014/10/20-22 - Bandar Seri Begawan - OIC-CERT AGM and Annual Conference. Presented at the main conference and conducted a 1-day workhsop on network analysis
  • 2014/10/01-03 - Singapore - Attended the 2nd INTERPOL Europol Cybercrime Conference
  • 2014/09/02-05 - Istanbul, Turkey - Internet Governance Forum - Contributed to the Best Practice Forum on Establishing and Supporting Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRT) for Internet Security
  • 2014/07/09-11 - Auckland, New Zealand - NetHui 2014 - Delivered a worskhop on Internet Investigation for LEAs. Collaboration with ICANN and InternetNZ
  • 2014/06/22-27 - Boston, USA - Attended the 26th Annual FIRST Conference. First time attending the conference as a Board Member
  • 2014/06/04-05 - Taipei , Taiwan - Conducted 1-day network security & Incident response workshop at TWNIC OPM. Organized by TWNIC
  • 2014/05/26-28 - - Ulaanbatar, Mongolia - Presented on Routing Security at the 5th APT Cybersecurity Forum (CSF-5)
  • 2014/05/19-24 - Dhaka - Bangladesh - BDNOG1, Regional Meeting, Tutorial & Workshop. 14 trainer for the Network Security workshop
  • 2014/05/12-16 - - Gold Coast, Australia - Attended AusCERT Conference 2014
  • 2014/04/21-26 - - Yangzhou, China - Attended APEC TEL 49. Participated in the SPSG session
  • 2014/03/18-21 - Taipei, Taiwan Participated in the APCERT Annual Conference
  • 2014/03/12 - London, UK - Law Enforcement Conference
  • 2014/03/10 - Amsterdam - Netherlands - Meeting @ RIPE NCC’s (Security Outreach & LEA engagement)
  • 2014/02/18-28 - Petaling Jaya - Malaysia - Attended APRICOT 2014 and APNIC 37 -