Emil Tan

Emil Tan

Emil started his career in infosec as a researcher at Singapore’s Defence Science National Laboratories, focusing primarily in the area of intrusion detection and deception. He was later appointed security administrator at a Security Ops Centre in the Ministry of Defence, Singapore. Emil then pursued his BSc Computer Science and MSc Information Security at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Emil is an active advocate in the infosec community. He founded Edgis, a special interest group, and is also a Chapter Member with The Honeynet Project. Apart from these commitments, he also actively gets himself involved in infosec groups and events such as BSides London, Null Singapore, etc.

Emil’s infosec foundation is highly technical, however he was also involved in other interdisciplinary studies during his university years, e.g. political science, communication science, geospatial theory, psychology, etc. Emil now enjoys viewing the infosec world through this multi-disciplinary lens.

Emil was going to present at:

  • 44CON 2016: What it means to have the C word in the National Security agenda