• Freddy Tan


    Enterprise Architect (Security),
    Enterprise Data & Managed Services,

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Freddy Tan is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with a MSc in Information Systems Security awarded from the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of London.

Freddy Tan is currently the Enterprise Security Architect for NCS, responsible for building a trusted, strategic and risk-based approach to cybersecurity consult, advice and planning to address cyber threats.

Before joining NCS, for 6 years he was the Chief Security Advisor for Microsoft APAC, responsible for communicating Microsoft's security strategy. Prior to Microsoft, Freddy served for 25 years with the Ministry of Defense, Singapore (MINDEF) and established the 24x7 Computer Security Monitoring & Investigation Centre (COSMIC) and the Computer Emergency Response Team (SAFCERT).

He also participated as a working committee member on various infocomm security masterplan projects with the Singapore Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (iDA). He was also a member of the Singapore National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) Technical Committee.

He was awarded the (ISC)² President's Award in 2003 by (ISC)² and serves as a board member of the (ISC)² Board since 2008. In 2013, he was appointed as the APAC Strategy Advisor for Cloud Security Alliance. Freddy is also the Vice President and founding member of the Singapore Association of Information Security Professionals (AISP). He also is a resource person for the UN-ESCAP Academy Training for ICT for Development (ICTD) Capacity-Building program.

He regularly presents at security events and has also been called upon by media for his opinions regarding cyber security.