Dr. Aswami Ariffin (Dr.AA) is a cyber forensics strategist with more than 25 years working experience in cybersecurity; policy development, security assurance, threat intelligence, incident response and digital forensics investigation with various law enforcement agencies and provided expert testimonies in court.
Due to his immense contribution in cybersecurity, Dr.AA was awarded ISLA - Information Security Leadership Award in 2009 by (ISC)2 USA including commendation letter from the Attorney General's Chambers Malaysia and a certificate of appreciation from the Royal Malaysia Police in 2010. He also had been appointed as an expert referral by the New South Wales Police, Australia and now a member of the Interpol Digital Forensics Expert Group.
Dr.AA is active in research and one of his papers was accepted for publication in the Advances in Digital Forensics IX. As the President of Digital Forensics Research Society (DFRS), he and his team have secured several large funds to develop digital forensics and cybersecurity capabilities in Malaysia. Dr.AA is experience in DevSecOps and one of his projects was the analytics system of cyber threat intelligence, codenamed “CyberI3”.
Currently, Dr.AA is Senior Vice President of Cyber Security Responsive Services Division at CyberSecurity Malaysia and President of Digital Forensics Society, Malaysia. He provides input on strategic direction, technical leadership and marketing strategy for Cyber Threat Intelligence Department (CTID), Malaysia Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT), Digital Forensics Department (DFD) and Secure Technology Services (STS).
Dr.AA is regularly consulted by the government, industries, universities, communities and media on cybersecurity issues, operation and strategy including invitation as keynote speaker in conferences.