Hack A Day - Agenda


Time               Programme Speaker(s)  
0830 – 0900 Registration and booth showcase    
0900 – 0925   Dark Lab’s 2023 incident response insights and 2024 predictions, including the adoption of AI in cybersecurity Kok Tin Gan, Partner, Cybersecurity and Privacy, PwC Hong Kong  
0925 – 0945  Keynote 1: Cybersecurity in the age of AI  Mark Lukie, Director of Sales Engineering, Asia Pacific and Japan, Barracuda Networks  
0945 – 1005 Keynote 2: AI and the new security landscape: Defending at machine speed and scale with Microsoft Security Matt Wong, Senior Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft Hong Kong  
1005 – 1025   Keynote 3: Innovate with confidence in Gen AI era on AWS  John Bai, Head of Security, Compliance and Governance Services, AWS Greater China Region  
1025 – 1100  Networking break and booth showcase    
1100 – 1120   Keynote 4: AI in the cyber battlefield: Assessing its threats, minimising its risks and using it for maximising defence Felix Cheng, Head of Systems Engineering, Greater Bay Area, Palo Alto Networks  
1120 – 1140   Keynote 5: AI, Web 3.0, and phishing – A dangerous intersection Alban Kwan, Head of Corporate Development and Strategic Alliances, APAC, CSC  
1140 – 1200  Keynote 6: Transforming cybersecurity in the age of AI  Vivek Gullapalli, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), APAC, Check Point  
1200 – 1220  Keynote 7: Fostering an AI-ready culture: The role of technologists in driving transformation S K Cheong, Vice Chairman, HK Television Entertainment Co Ltd (ViuTV)  
1220 – 1225  Morning closing    
1230 – 1345 Lunch break    
1330 – 1400  Afternoon registration and booth showcase    
1400 – 1430  Panel discussion: AI in Cybersecurity: Friend or Foe


Jenius Shieh, Partner, Cybersecurity and Privacy, PwC Hong Kong


1435 – 1455  Breakout session 1a: Efficient and fast data for sustainable AI  Yifeng Jiang, Principal Field Solutions Architect - Data Science, Pure Storage  
1435 – 1455   Breakout session 1b: Cyber detective – Security GPT David Chan, Systems Engineer Director, Sangfor  
1500 – 1520 Breakout session 2a: The power of visibility in securing the cloud Vladimir M. Yordanov, Senior Director of Solution Engineering, Gigamon Asia Pacific and Japan  
1500 – 1520 Breakout session 2b: Leveraging AI to drive efficient supervision/Surveillance Anne Song, Lead Principal Consultant, Global Security Advisory Team, Veritas Technologies LLC  
1525 – 1545 Breakout session 3a: Multi-cloud security best practice - Leveraging CNAPP to close the cloud security gap Frank Yoo, Director of Sales, APJ, Tenable  
1525 – 1545 Breakout session 3b: The key for a compliance readiness assessment Fio Lee, Senior Solutions Architect, APAC, SecurityScorecard  
1545 – 1600 Networking break and booth showcase    
1600 – 1630  Panel discussion: What's the future of AI after the hype?


Daryl Li, Partner, Cybersecurity and Privacy, PwC Hong Kong


  • Benedict Cheng, Group CRO, PCCW Limited
  • Margod Yau, General Manager - Innovation and Technology, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
  • Steven Zhou, Head of Global Security and Compliance, Amber Group
1635 – 1655 Breakout session 4a: Developing an AIOps strategy for hybrid cloud observability Harris Wong, Sales Director, Greater China Region, Dynatrace  
1635 – 1655  Breakout session 4b: Do you remember when the ransomware gang gave up after 5 days? Me neither.  Benjamin Harris, CEO & Founder, watchTowr  
1700 – 1720 Breakout session 5a: Responsible AI journey Fred Sheu, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Hong Kong  
1700 – 1720 Breakout session 5b: AI x Cyber x Insurance disruption

Rex Zhang, Chief Operating Officer, OneDegree

Felix Kan, CEO and Co-founder, Reimagine Cyberbay Limited

1720 – 1725  Closing remarks    
1725 – 1735  Competition prize presentation    
1735 Event ends    
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