Protecting Society from Cyber Threat
~ A Panel Discussion by Mr. Takashi Amemiya and Mr. Lim Thian Chin ~

28 November 2019

Japan Creative Centre (JCC)

Join us at Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore for an exclusive panel discussion by Mr. Takashi Amemiya from PwC Consulting LLC and Mr. Lim Thian Chin from Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA), together with moderator Mr. Benjamin Ang from the Centre of Excellence for National Security of S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), where they will talk and discuss about how the society can protect from cyber threat, especially attacks against critical infrastructure and IoT/mobile application in Asian countries.

Event Details


28 November 2019 (Thursday)


5pm to 6:30pm (Registration starts 4:30pm)


Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore
4 Nassim Road Singapore 258372



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About the Panelists & Moderator

© Takashi Amemiya

Mr. Takashi Amemiya is a Partner at PwC Consulting LLC. For nearly 20 years, he has been an influential leader in the APAC expansion of multiple visionary technology companies including Amazon, Microsoft, Dell, and Cisco. For the last seven years, he held senior executive roles positioning companies for exponential growth in Japan in touch economic environments, and has led and established new and large organisations from the scratch to be a part of core corporate function to drive the business.

During his time being a representative of APAC in Cybersecurity consulting and Security Operation Center, he has achieved 150% (YoY) of business growth 4 years in a row and expand the capabilities (organization) four times from the beginning. Having worked in several major companies in Japan, he was involved in various segments such as Global network infrastructure, VDI, Datacenter, Ecommerce and Cybersecurity to contribute to the business growth.

Besides Mr. Amemiya’s technology expertise, his prowess in turning around financial management practices has led him to being able to motivate these businesses for sustainable growth and profitability.

© Lim Thian Chin

Mr. Lim Thian Chin is leading the Critical Information Infrastructure (CII) Division at the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA). The division is responsible for building the cyber resilience of the Nation’s essential services across 11 CII sectors covering government, utilities, transport and services clusters. His team works with sectoral regulators to strengthen the cyber resilience of CIIs, to promote confidence building measures and to deepen the public-private partnership between the government and CII stakeholders. He also represents Singapore in International and regional cybersecurity forums where he shares his knowledge on CII protection and cybersecurity capability building.

He has over 18 years of experience in Information & Technology governance, risk management, resilience and compliance, and Operational Technology cybersecurity. Prior to joining CSA in August 2015, he was responsible for the regional Technology Governance function in United Overseas Bank. He also led the Technology Risk function in GIC from 2008 – 2013. In his earlier years, he was a Manager and had led a team of auditors in Information Technology in Ernst & Young.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University and is an alumnus of the George C Marshall European Center for Security Studies. He is certified as a CGEIT, CRISC, CISM, CISSP, CISA and SABSA practitioner.

© Benjamin Ang

Mr. Benjamin Ang is a Senior Fellow in the Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS) at RSIS. He leads the Cyber and Homeland Defence Programme of CENS, which explores policy issues around the cyber domain, international cyber norms, cyber threats and conflict, strategic communications and disinformation, law enforcement technology and cybercrime, smart city cyber issues, and national security issues in disruptive technology.

Prior to this, he had a multi-faceted career that included time as a litigation lawyer arguing commercial cases, IT Director and General Manager of a major Singapore law firm, corporate lawyer specialising in technology law and intellectual property issues, in house legal counsel in an international software company, Director-Asia in a regional technology consulting firm, in-house legal counsel in a transmedia company, and senior law lecturer at a local Polytechnic, specialising in data privacy, digital forensics, and computer misuse and cybersecurity.

Benjamin graduated from Law School at the National University of Singapore and has an MBA and MS-MIS (Masters of Science in Management Information Systems) from Boston University. He is qualified as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, and was a Certified Novell Network Administrator back in the day. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Internet Society Singapore Chapter.

Where is Japan Creative Centre (JCC)?

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Getting to Japan Creative Centre
4 Nassim Road Singapore 258372
Tel: +65-6737-0434

By Public Bus:
Bus services: 7, 36, 77, 105, 106, 111, 123, 132, 174, 174E, 502, 502A, 502B (Alight in front of Delfi Orchard)
For latest information on bus routes and fares, please refer to SBS Transit.

By the MRT:
You may also take the MRT to the nearest MRT station, Orchard (NS22).
Train fares, travel times and route maps are available on the SMRT website.

Driving to JCC:

Nearest parking is at Orchard Hotel, Delfi Orchard and Orchard Rendezvous Hotel.

Japan Creative Centre

4 Nassim Road, Singapore 258372
+65 6737 0434 /
Nearest parking at Orchard Hotel & Delphi Orchard
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