D2E: Cybersecurity

This 3-hour session is part of the Data and Digital Economy Law Series. It looks at the common principles relating to identification of security risks and measures and controls required to guard against risks and meet compliance requirements. It will cover responses to cybersecurity threats and data breach management, risks relating to third-party service providers and partners, and laws and regulations.


Event Details

23 February 2024, 9.30am - 12.45pm
SAL, Stamford 1 & 2, The Adelphi #08 -08, 1 Coleman Street (S179803)

CPD Points : 3

Past Event
9:30 am Overview and introduction to cybersecurity
9:45 am Cybersecurity Act and relevant regulations
11.00 am Break
11.15 am Personal Data Protection Act 2012 and relevant regulations
12.00 am Financial sector cybersecurity requirements
12.45 pm End


Mr David Alfred 

Director & Co-head, Data Protection, Privacy & Cybersecurity practice, 

Drew & Napier LLC 


David N. Alfred is Director and Co-head of the Data Protection, Privacy & Cybersecurity practice at Drew & Napier. He is concurrently Co-head and Programme Director of the Drew Data Protection & Cybersecurity Academy. David  has advised extensively on data protection and cybersecurity matters including policy and legislative affairs, development and implementation of management and compliance programmes, cross-border data transfers and data breaches (amongst others). David has also developed and delivered training programmes for organisations in various sectors. David was previously Chief Counsel to Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission. 

David also actively supports the development of data protection law and practice. He is Adjunct Associate Professor with the National University of Singapore (NUS), Faculty of Law, where he teaches Global Data Privacy Law. He is also Co Vice-Chairperson of the Cybersecurity and Data Protection Committee of the Law Society of Singapore, a member of the Asia Advisory Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and an exco member of SGTech’s Digital Trust Committee. 

David holds LLB and LLM degrees from NUS, an MBA from the University of Chicago and the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Learning and Performance. He also holds CIPP/A, CIPM and CIPT certifications and has been recognised as a Fellow of Information Privacy by the IAPP. 

Mr Justin Blaze George 
Cybersecurity & Privacy Counsel, AIG (APAC) 


Justin is currently the APAC Head of Cyber Security and Privacy Legal at a large insurance MNC covering 17 countries. Justin previously served a similar role with one of the largest wealth management firms and has served as Deputy Chief Counsel at the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC). Prior to specialising in cybersecurity and data protection legal advice, Justin was in private practice specialising in Intellectual Property Law, including representing clients in patent and copyright litigation and providing legal advice in these areas.  

SILE Accredited CPD Activity

Number of Public CPD Points: 3.0

Practice Area: Telecommunications, Media & Technology

Training Level: Intermediate 


SILE Attendance Policy

Participants who wish to obtain CPD Points must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For this activity, participants are reminded to sign in on arrival and sign out at the conclusion of each day of the event in the manner required by the organiser. Participants must not be absent from each day of the event for more than 15 minutes. Participants may obtain 3 Public CPD Points for each day of the event on which they comply strictly with the Attendance Policy. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy on any particular day of the event will not be able to obtain CPD Points for that day. Please refer to www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information. 


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For enquiries related to this event, please email les@sal.org.sg.

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