International Keynote: How exactly can a CIO mitigate Cyber Risk? CIO EDGE FEBRUARY 2019

Theo Nassiokas

Director, APAC Cyber & Information Security (CISO) at Barclays


A technology risk and regulatory focused security leader with over 20 years of diverse experience, with accountability ranging from law enforcement and criminal intelligence to risk and security strategy and policy development and implementation within government and more recently, financial services organisations across Asia-Pacific. An acknowledged authority in the areas of security, risk, compliance and cybercrime, Theo has publicly spoken on these topics on many occasions.

Theo holds an MBA (Tech Mgt) from La Trobe University and is Board Certified in Security Management (CPP) by ASIS International and a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) by ISACA. Specialties: Security & Investigations: Information Security, Intellectual Property (IP) Protection, Commercial Counter-Espionage and Cybercrime and Internal Investigations. Information Technology: Technology Risk, IT Security, Data Leak Prevention (DLP), Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) and Sarbanes Oxley (SOx). Legal & Risk Management: Strong focus on interpreting and advising on banking technology regulations in North & South East Asia – the region with the highest regulator concentration globally for banking.