Jason Wai King Lau, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP

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Crypto.com

Regional Leader, Hong Kong, IAPP; CISO

Jason Lau is currently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Crypto.com where he drives the global cybersecurity and information privacy strategy. Jason led his team to become the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have company-wide certifications in ISO 27001:2013, PCI:DSS 3.2.1 and to conform with the Cryptocurrency Security Standard (CCSS). Prior to this, Jason was a regional Cybersecurity Advisor at Microsoft, leading Microsoft’s cybersecurity and GDPR initiatives in Asia Pacific. Jason is also an Adjunct Professor of cybersecurity and data privacy at one of Asia’s leading business schools, and the regional lead, co-chair and faculty member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). 

Jason has over 20 years in consulting experience for Fortune 500 companies in the fields of management consulting, cybersecurity, IT governance, privacy and risk management, and holds certifications such as CISSP, CGEIT, CISA, CISM, CIPP/E, CIPM, CEH, CNDA, CSM, HCISPP and more. Jason was one of the first worldwide to achieve ISO27701:2019 Senior Lead Auditor and Senior Lead Implementer status, and is a ISO27001:2013 Lead Auditor and a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP).

Jason has won multiple awards including the “Cybersecurity Professional Award”, and “Outstanding Financial Technologist of the Year (Data Privacy)”, and voted a “Top 50 global thought leader and influencer on cybersecurity”. Jason also sits on industry advisory groups and participates on various global security and privacy think tanks like the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL). Jason has over a decade in the Healthcare industry across 5 continents safeguarding highly sensitive Protected Health Information (PHI) for hospitals and healthcare providers, and is a certified HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Professional (HCISPP). 

Jason holds a bachelor degree in engineering (Honors) and bachelor degree in commerce, and completed executive programs at Stanford and Harvard.

 

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