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Navigating Quantum Computing’s Influence on IT and Data Assets in Financial Institutions


Jul 11 2024, Thursday05:00 PM - 07:00 PM (GMT +8:00) Kuala Lumpur, Singapore


32 Carpenter Street, 059911

, Singapore



Join us on 11 July for an evening dedicated to exploring the frontiers of quantum computing and quantum-resistant cybersecurity. In today's rapidly evolving landscape, understanding the transition to quantum-secure financial services is paramount.

Our event sheds light on the intersection of post-quantum cybersecurity risks and the latest advancements in quantum computing, including the "Harvest Now, Decrypt Later" attack vector. We will delve into how this attack vector impacts the financial sector, exploring proactive measures to mitigate this risk and examining the potential consequences of delayed decryption in terms of data security. Tailored for industry leaders, especially CISOs/CIOs and cybersecurity departments, the event offers insights into strengthening cybersecurity within the finance sector, while also discussing strategies for leveraging quantum computing's potential while minimizing risks. 

We also recognize the crucial role of collaboration between industry, researchers, and policymakers in advancing towards a quantum-secure future. By fostering collaboration, financial institutions can navigate the complexities of quantum computing and cybersecurity, driving resilience and innovation in financial services. 


5:00 pm – 5:30 pm: Registration  

5:30 pm – 5:35 pm: Introduction and Welcome 

5:35 pm – 6:30 pm: Panel discussion and Q&A 

6:30 pm onwards: Networking


Date: 11 Jul 2024, Thursday
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (GMT +8:00) Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Location: 32 Carpenter Street, 059911


Moderator's Profile:

Teik Guan Tan, Co-Founder and CEO, pQCee
Teik Guan Tan

Teik Guan works in the niche area of cryptographic security design and integration, having implemented numerous successful projects for banks, government agencies, and enterprises. He led a multi-factor authentication solutions provider, DS3, for over a decade through organic growth to Series A to eventually being acquired by a multinational corporation. Teik Guan currently runs his startup, pQCee.com, focused on providing post-quantum readiness solutions. He holds a BSc and MSc from NUS and a PhD from SUTD.

Speaker's Profile:

Damien Pang, Deputy Chief Fintech Officer and Executive Director for Data and Technology Architecture, Monetary Authority of Singapore
Damien Pang

Damien is the Deputy Chief FinTech Officer and Executive Director for Data and Technology Architecture (DTA) at the MAS. He also concurrently heads the FinTech Ecosystem Office (FEO) at the MAS. The DTA Department develops enterprise architecture and platforms for data flows and collaboration and provides engineering technology support for MAS’ digital transformation. Separately, the FEO is responsible for FinTech ecosystem development, including international collaborations and skills development. Prior to this role, he led the team at MAS on technology risk management and cyber security policies for the financial sector. Before joining MAS, he was a senior manager in InfoAssurance at the DSTA and led the security domain under IDA’s Singapore Government – Technology (ICT) Reference Model program for public sector-wide interoperability and standardisation. He was also one of the co-founders for (ISC)2 Singapore Chapter, and the chapter’s vice president until 2014.

Speaker's Profile:

David Ng, Head of Group Technology Information Security Office, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited
David Ng

David brings over 30 years of experience in Information Technology, Infocomm, and Cybersecurity. He currently leads the Technology Information Security Office at OCBC Bank, across the OCBC Group, formulating and implementing cybersecurity strategies and defence roadmap capabilities. He is a longstanding member of the Association of Banks in Singapore, Standing Committee on Cybersecurity, collaborating with industry players and government agencies. David was awarded the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) 2021 Fellow Award in Technology for his mastery and thought leadership. In 2023, he played a key role in obtaining a CSA Cybersecurity Certification – Cyber Trust mark (Advocate) for OCBC’s Critical Information Infrastructure (CII), aligning with ISO/IEC 27001 standards. Previously, David served as Director of the IT Security Division at the MAS, representing MAS in key panels such as the Bank for International Settlement (BIS) G10 Group of Computer Experts.

Speaker's Profile:

Prof Paul Griffin, Associate Professor of Information Systems (Practice), Singapore Management University
Prof Paul Griffin

Paul is a member of the faculty of Singapore Management University (SMU). He teaches postgraduate and undergraduate students in IT and FinTech and researches blockchain and quantum computing as an Associate Professor of Information Systems. He holds a PhD from Imperial College London on Quantum Well Solar Cells and Thermophotovoltaics. With over 15 years of experience in application development for global financial firms like JPMorgan, he has led projects in the UK and Asia. Paul has been advising companies on blockchains since 2014 and more recently on quantum computing. He teaches courses and presents at events on blockchain, smart contracts, and quantum computing. His research focuses on decentralized solutions and quantum computing applications in finance, including projects on blockchain consensus, trade finance, and portfolio optimization.