Ts. Dr. Solahuddin Bin Shamsuddin

CTO, CyberSecurity

    Dr. Solahuddin has been working as a cyber security professional for more than 16 years. He joined CyberSecurity Malaysia in 2002 and has been working in a wide variety of cybersecurity areas. With his knowledge, experience and skills in various cyber security domains he is now entrusted to be CyberSecurity Malaysia’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). He is a recipient of Golden Globe Tigers Award 2016 for CIO Excellence and Leadership.  

    Dr. Solahuddin received his PhD from University of Bradford, United Kingdom in Network Security in 2008. He received a post-graduate Diploma in Systems Analysis from UiTM, Malaysia in 1991. He started his career with the Malaysian Armed Forces after completing his first degree in Electrical Engineering from Wichita State University, USA in 1986. He served in the Royal Signal Regiment of the Malaysian Army for 10 years before joining the industry after the completion of his stint with the Malaysian Armed Forces.

    In 2002 he joined CyberSecurity Malaysia as the Expert Service Manager. Later on, he was entrusted to be the manager for Malaysia Emergency Response Team (MyCERT). 

    He has earned 5 professional certifications namely C|CISO, CWNA, CISSP, CEH and ISMS Lead Auditor.