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GovWare 2023 Speakers

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Bernard Tan

Bernard Tan

Director, Cybersecurity Consultancy Services Division, GovTech

Bernard is a Director in GovTech leading the GovTech Cybersecurity Architecture and Solutioning team to provide risk-based assessment services to architect and validate the cybersecurity of Nationwide and Governmentwide strategic projects.

Through his 20+ years in the public sector, he has undertaken various cybersecurity roles and projects in areas of Homeland security. He held key roles such as Head Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Ministry CISO in MHA. In his role as CISO, he was also appointed as security advisor to provide security guidance to the audit steering committee.

Prior to joining GovTech, he was in MHA leading an R&D team and co-authored a set of Secure Coding Practices. He was also a Solution Architect in F5 Networks and Security Lead for Government and Defence Sector. He is currently member of Cloud Security Alliance CXO Advisory Council and holds Security/Cloud/Product certificates (CISSP / ISSMP / ISSAP / ISSEP / CCSP / CSSLP / CGRC / CISA / CDSPE / AWS SAP / Sec / MS CAE / Azure SE, CSA CCZT, CSM / CSPO).