Neha Malhotra

Neha is a senior cybersecurity leader and practitioner, with over 16 years of work experience across varied industries.

She currently works as Vice President in Cybersecurity Operational Risk management and Compliance with JP Morgan Chase bank, Singapore and has earlier worked with several large financial, technology and consulting organizations like Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, Accenture, Fujitsu, IBM, Crisil (a Standard & Poors Company), KPIT across Singapore, India and Malaysia.

She had started her career as a Software developer, and received many accolades and recognitions from her employers, but as she was always was on a search for her real calling. While she transitioned into project and program management roles; as soon as she found a role in the security domain, she realized it was the industry she belongs to and want to spend rest of her life working in. She worked hard to transition to a successful career in information & cyber security and loves her work and job to the core.

Neha holds coveted gold standard internationally recognized certifications including CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional), CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), PMP (Project Management Professional), PSM1 (Professional Scrum Master), CBSA(Certified Blockchain Systems Architect) and CBSP (Certified Blockchain Security Professional).

She shares her research and knowledge across the industry by speaking in conferences on various topics ranging from managing Cybersecurity risks & secure adoption of emerging technologies, software supply chain security, cyber risk quantification, women in cybersecurity and many more. One of her podcast – “Women in Cybersecurity” was widely admired and she received many testimonials for women who got inspired and benefited from the sharing.

Neha has been recognized with many global and regional awards for her work in cybersecurity including Top 100 Women in Technology in Singapore (recognized by Senior ministers and congratulatory speech by Honorable President of Singapore), Security Leader of the Year-Asia and two coveted (ISC)2 Global achievement awards in addition to numerous recognitions from her previous employers. She is also actively involved in a large number of community engagements, including mentoring numerous young professionals & students on a regular basis, being on the executive board of (ISC)2 Singapore Chapter, a co-opt member of Cybersecurity chapter of Singapore Computer Society, and many more. She also contributed to the AiSP (Association of Security Professionals) Singapore Information Security Book of Knowledge 2.0, and continues to inspire and motivate professionals across industries.