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GovWare Conference & Exhibition 2019

GovWare 2019 welcomed a global participation from over 9,600 cybersecurity professional, business decision-makers, policymakers and end users across diverse industries, including the Critical Infrastructures (CI) sectors such as transport, telecoms, healthcare, financial services, and energy etc. 

The 3-day event presented 18 conference tracks with domain expert speakers and a sold-out exhibition hall with over 300 exhibitors and sponsors.

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Attended GovWare 2019







GovWare 2019 Programme Highlights

GovWare 2019  was the cornerstone trade event at Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW) once more, providing practitioners across the globe with a key platform for sharing, learning and collaborating. The content-packed GovWare Conference had a speaker faculty of over 100 Government officials, cybersecurity thought-leaders, and technology professionals.

Keynote speakers at GovWare 2019 included:

  • Tim Hwang, Executive Director, The Cognitive Security Institute

  • George Kurtz, Chief Executive Officer, CrowdStrike

  • Fook Sun Lee, Chairman, Ensign InfoSecurity

  • Kevin Mandia, Chief Executive Officer, FireEye

  • Conrad Prince CB, Senior Advisor, Cyber Security, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

  • Jeff Reed, Senior Vice President, Product, Security Business Group, Cisco Systems

  • Ravinder Singh, President, ST Engineering

  • John Suffolk, Senior Vice President and Global Cyber Security & Privacy Officer, Huawei

GovWare CXO Plenary

An invitation-only event where C-Suite decision-makers from both the private and public sectors come together to interact and discuss real-life scenarios and considerations when securing the business environment. 

Singapore Cybersecurity Conquest

An intense cybersecurity competition set forth to challenge the contestants' technical capabilities in a near real-world cyber range. Participants race against time to complete a diverse range of challenges that will put their skills and knowledge to the ultimate test.

Cybersecurity Challenge Singapore

A face-to-face (F2F) competition co-organised by CSA and BAE Systems, conceived to inspire and spur cybersecurity enthusiasts to join the cybersecurity profession through a series of real-life cyber incident response scenarios. 

  • I must say, I’m very impressed. Every time [we participate] it is a great platform for us to engage our customers from the Government, private and commercial sectors. It’s really a platform where we can show our true deep capabilities to our customers. It’s a time to interact and show customers what we are good at. Thanks again to GovWare for the great event, and we look forward to more partnerships in the years ahead.
    Robin Seow
    Head of Global Marketing in Group Enterprise, Singtel, GovWare 2019 Platinum Plus Sponsor
  • Collaborative platforms such as the SICW and GovWare serve as critical channels for regional alliance, especially as Asia continues to be one of the hardest-hit regions when it comes to cyber threats and breaches.
    Kevin O’Leary
    Field Chief Security Officer Asia Pacific, Palo Alto Networks at GovWare 2019
  • Branding is the main objective. As the largest pureplay cybersecurity company in Singapore, we need to continue to have a presence at such a prestigious event. GovWare is seen as THE cybersecurity event in Singapore so it is exactly the event we need to be at. We get a lot of values from GovWare, the orders and new leads we get are off the charts.
    Ensign InfoSecurity
    GovWare 2019 Cornerstone Sponsor
  • GovWare does an amazing job enabling start-ups like mine (Right-Hand Cybersecurity) with an amazing platform to share our business with potential partners and end-users, in addition to helping us establish mindshare in the region. We are very grateful for that opportunity! It was an amazing event that was perfectly organized and executed. Job well done!
    Theo Nasser
    Chief Executive Officer, Right-Hand Cybersecurity, GovWare 2019, Startup Pavilion Exhibitor

GovWare 2019 Exhibition Highlights

The Exhibition floor of GovWare 2019 showcased the latest cutting-edge cybersecurity technologies and applications from leading global and local innovators such as Ensign Infosecurity, Cisco Systems, FireEye, Huawei, IBM, Palo Alto Networks, PCS Security, Singtel and ST Engineering.

Highlights on the show floor also included the participation of Country Pavilions from the UK, Singapore and Israel. In 2019, UK Pavilion returned for its fourth year and for the first time, the Israeli Economic and Trade Mission presented twelve companies under the Israel Pavilion. 

Other interesting displays included the Startup Pavilion, which showcased innovative applications from promising local tech companies, as well as cybersecurity projects from students of the Institutes of Higher Learning (IHL) at the IHL Pavilion.

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