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Mr Mohd Noor Amin

  • Mr Mohd Noor Amin
  • Chairman
  • Malaysia
  • Showfloor Session
  • SSF1 : Mobile Security Challenges and Policy in the ASEAN Community: Consumer Protection Perspectives
  • Openspace WS1
  • Wednesday, 20 November 2013 16:15 - 17:45
  • Panellists


As Chairman of the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT), Mr. Mohd Noor Amin leads the first United Nations–backed public–private partnership against cyber threats. With UN’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU) as its partner along with ITU’s 193 Member States, ITU–IMPACT is the world’s largest cybersecurity alliance.

Mr. Amin provides strategic leadership to IMPACT and its stakeholders to enhance the global community’s capacity to prevent, defend against and respond to cyber threats. He has been instrumental in converging governments of IMPACT’s 147 partner countries, cybersecurity experts, academia, and industry players onto IMPACT’s global platform, to escalate discussions and amplify measures on strengthening cybersecurity.

In addition, Mr. Amin is also Chairman of Ascendsys, Southeast Asia’s leading managed security services organisation as well as founding member of the Malaysia-U.S. Friendship Council, headquartered in Washington D.C. The council is a body established and sponsored by leading Malaysian companies to provide advice on matters related to bilateral relationship between the two countries.

Besides these roles, Mr. Amin is also appointed by the President of the Republic of Guatemala to serve as the nation’s honorary envoy to Malaysia. In previous capacities, Mr. Amin served as personal legal counsel to two Malaysian Prime Ministers and general counsel to Malaysia’s ruling party.

Mr. Amin is an English trained barrister and has been admitted to the English Bar at Gray’s Inn and to the Malaysian Bar. Mr. Amin holds a Masters in Commercial and Corporate Law from King’s College, University of London (U.K.).