Huawei appoints first ever chief security officer in the GCC

SourceGulf Business

Huawei has appointed Aloysius Cheang as its first-ever chief security officer (CSO) for the UAE. The creation of the CSO role in the country will help address customers’ governance, risk and compliance requirements as well as privacy and security concerns, the company said. Cheang has two decades of international experience in cybersecurity. He currently serves on the board of directors for the US-based International Information System Security Certification Consortium, also known as (ISC)2, a global IT security organisation specialising in training and professional certifications for cybersecurity professionals. He is also a Board Director for a UK-based cyber think tank, the Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + International Studies. Cheang’s most recent role was as co-founder and managing director for Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, in which more...