Dr Suhazimah binti Dzazali
Deputy Director General (ICT) and Government Chief Information Officer / Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU)
Dr. Suhazimah Binti Dzazali was appointed to the role of Deputy Director General ICT) in MAMPU, Prime Minister’s Department in August 2014. Not new to MAMPU, she was previously the Public Sector ICT Consultant (Information Security Management). A post she held since 17 November 2008. Her current portfolio covers the role of Government Chief Information Officer as well as leading the Public Sector ICT planning and development. In relation to her contributions in the field of cyber security she was awarded the Information Security Professional of the Year 2013 by the CSM-ACE. Dr. Suhazimah has also served in various Government agencies mainly INTAN, Immigration Department of Malaysia, and Road Transport Department. Her 28 years as civil servant has provided her with wealth of knowledge and experience in system development, information security as well as direct involvement in several transformative projects such as the computerization and modernization of the Malaysian Immigration Department (1995-2000), setting up of Government Emergency Response Team (2001), and the development of Malaysian Public Sector Risk Assessment Methodology (2003-2004). Dr. Suhazimah obtained her PhD (Information Security Management) from University of Malaya in 2007 and has Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Computer Science from Northrop University, California (USA). She is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) from ISACA, Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) from Malaysian IT Software Quality Board and Certified Disaster Recovery Professional (CDRP) from EC Council.