Chief Information Security Officer

Raja Azrina, 51, a Malaysian, holds a Master’s degree in Information Security and Computer Crime from Glamorgan University, UK and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering from Lehigh University, USA. She is a certified Lead Auditor (ISMS), and past certifications include GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst Gold by The SANS Institute, USA. She was awarded Senior Information Security Professional from (ISC)2 Information Security Leadership Award  (2010). Raja Azrina is a registered Technical Expert of Laboratory Accreditation Scheme of Malaysia (SAMM) for Common Criteria and Assessor of Scheme for Accreditation and Certification Body for ISO/IEC 27006 (ISMS) under the Department of Standards Malaysia.

Raja Azrina was appointed as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) on 1 September 2021. She has over 20 years experience in Cyber Security, which includes research, product development, operations, management, pre-sales and advisory.

Raja Azrina began her career in MIMOS as a research officer in 1994 where her main responsibilities include evaluation, implementation and administrations of networks and systems. In 1997, she co-founded the Malaysian Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT) followed by the first Digital Forensics Lab in the country. She was instrumental in the establishment of the National ICT Security and Emergency Response Center (NISER) in 2001, in which, as Deputy Director Technology of Operations, she was responsible for research, development and operations of Incident Response, Digital Forensics and IT services. Upon transformation of NISER to Cyber Security Malaysia in 2007, she served as the Chief Technology Officer until 2009, overseeing other services including the establishment of the accredited Common Criteria Testing Lab.

She is a former Senior Fellow at International Islamic University Malaysia, and Head of Information Security and Quality Governance in JARING Communications Sdn Bhd. She also served as Principal Consultant in British Telecom Malaysia prior to joining VADS Berhad as the Principal Solution Architect from 2014 to 2016. She led a national security initiative and the development of security solutions for critical infrastructures. She later served as Information Security Advisor for TM from 2017 to 2018. She was also attached with Pernec Integrated Network Systems Sdn Bhd in advisory role in the planning, design, development and commercializing indigenous security product and solution, primarily for the Critical Agencies. In March 2021, Raja Azrina joined TM ONE as Information Security Advisor, overseeing the development and commercialisation of cyber security products and services prior to appointment to her current position.