Tin Aung Win Joins (ISC)²® Application Security Advisory Board

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Academic from Singapore brings regional insights on application vulnerability and promotes secure software development

(ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced Tin Aung Win, CISSP, CISA, joins its Application Security Advisory Board (ASAB). Tin Aung Win is currently the information security manager with School of Information Technology, Nanyang Polytechnic in Singapore.

Tin Aung Win has more than 25 years of IT industry experience and has worked in many countries with various portfolios involving large-scale IT projects. He specializes in information security and software safety, quality control and assurance. He is a program manager of the Specialist Diploma in the IT Security course offered by Nanyang Polytechnic since 2003. He concurrently held the position of centre director for RosettaNet Architecture Centre, a B2B supply chain standard, from 2004 to 2007. He taught professional courses in information security and software quality for the various public and private sector organizations in Singapore. He speaks on architecture, B2B standards and information security at various conferences. Mr. Tin has double Master’s Degrees in Computer Science/Information Science and is a member of ACM, IEEE, ISACA, and serves as secretary of the ISACA Board of Directors (Singapore chapter) and a council member with Associations for Information Security Professionals (AISP) in Singapore.

“With Tin Aung Win’s unique experience with academia and software development, our ASAB is gaining valuable thought leadership on software vulnerabilities and solutions,” said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP-ISSEP, CAP, CISA, executive director of (ISC)2. “With application security still topping the list of cyber threats, (ISC)² and the ASAB are working diligently to influence change so that organizations understand the importance of incorporating security throughout the software development lifecycle.”

The (ISC)² ASAB is a global advisory board whose mission is to recommend ways to create awareness about the problem of insecure software and help organizations infuse security into the software development lifecycle. Formed in 2010, the advisory board consists of software lifecycle professionals of similar seniority from the ranks of leading business, public, and non-government organizations around the world and meets virtually on a quarterly basis and in-person annually. For more details, please go to https://www.isc2.org/ASAB.aspx. (ISC)2 also has advisory boards for North America, the U.S. federal government, Europe/Middle East/Africa, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.

About (ISC)2
(ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information security professionals worldwide, with over 85,000 members in more than 135 countries. Globally recognized as the Gold Standard, (ISC)² issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSPÒ) and related concentrations, as well as the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLPÒ), Certified Authorization Professional (CAPÒ), and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCPÒ) credentials to qualifying candidates. (ISC)²’s certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers education programs and services based on its CBK®, a compendium of information security topics. More information is available at http://www.isc2.org

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