Su Gim Goh
Security Advisor, APAC of F-Secure Corporation
Mr. Goh Su Gim is a Security Advisor who represents F-Secure in the Asia Pacific region, where he is actively involved in activities that raise public awareness of the IT threat landscape. He can be found giving talks in conferences, and acting as a liaison between the public and the local F-Secure office in Kuala Lumpur. He stays on top of the latest IT security related news, blogs about the latest threats and attacks or interesting findings from the F-Secure Labs, and provides advisories to the general public and media should there be any virus outbreak.
Su Gim’s latest major publication in the media includes the blog release about the “leaking of private information in Xiaomi’s smartphone: invasion of data privacy”, a discovery made by him and his team of malware analysts in August of 2014. This had since sparked the importance of how much data are smartphone manufacturers from different countries are collecting, and questioning our data privacy with hardware and software manufacturers.
Prior to the advisory role, Su Gim was the Manager of the Threat Insight team at the F-Secure Response Labs in Kuala Lumpur. He led the team, which handles file reputation, vulnerability, web reputation and anti-phishing services, to focus on proactive response in approaching upcoming issues in the threat landscape. The team employs preventive measure in ensuring that users’ are constantly protected; its routine tasks include hunting for threats, maintaining clean file collection, responding to vulnerability issues, and conducting research on exploits.
Su Gim’s past 15 years of IT security experience includes working for several companies in the USA in the area of IT system integration, IT security consulting, penetration testing and assessment, and working at a 24/7 security operations center. Prior to returning to Malaysia, he lived in Hawaii, USA, for 12 years. During his free time, he enjoys playing badminton, jungle trekking, camping and photography.