Prinya Hom-Anek

President and Founder ACIS Professional Center Co., Ltd.
CEO Cybertron Co., Ltd.

Mr. Prinya Hom-anek has over twenty years of Information Technology (IT) and Information Security consulting and training experience in Network and Data communication, Information Security, Internet and Cybersecurity, Fraud and Forensic Investigation, Penetration Testing, ISMS and generic information security consulting in both public and private sectors. He is recognized as a pioneer in the field of information security in the Asia-Pacific region. He is an advisor to Thailand Prime Minister, Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Digital Economy and Society on National cybersecurity issues, he also serves on several boards, including the (ISC)2 Asian Advisory Board, ISACA Thailand Committee, ITSMF Thailand Committee, Electronic Transaction Commission Security Sub-committee and Thailand Information Security Association
(TISA) committee and vice president. His objective is implementing Thailand’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Program, he investigated successful National Cybersecurity strategies; training programs for IT professionals; and mechanisms to educate technology users about best practices in cybersecurity.

He publishes many Information Security articles over 130 articles in magazines and newspapers such as The Nation, Post Today, Bangkok Post, eLeader, Thairath and DailyNews. He is frequently invited to appear in TV and Radio program in Thailand providing his expert opinion on Information Security and Cybersecurity related topics.

He founded and serve as the president and founder for the most successful Information Security and Cybersecurity Training, Consulting called “ACIS Professional Center” or “ACIS” and Managed Security Services Provider in Thailand called “Cybertron”. He has grown ACIS into one of the leading Information security and Cybersecurity training and consulting firms in Thailand.

Mr. Hom-anek has provided consultancy for many international organization and he is a visiting lecturer at a number of universities and college within Thailand on Information Security and Cybersecurity. (Please see details below)

Academic Experience and Degrees

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Chulalongkorn University
  • Master Degree in MBA, Assumption University

Social Positions

  • Thailand Information Security Association (TISA), Committee and Vice President
  • (ISC)2 Asian Advisory Council Member
  • ISACA Bangkok Chapter Board Member
  • Electronic Transactions Commission, Security Sub-committee
  • Special Consultant to Ministry of Digital Economy and Society

Executive Project Consultant / IT and Information Security/Cybersecurity Consultant

  • The Revenue Department (RD), Ministry of Finance
  • National Intelligence Agency (NIA),
  • Bank of Thailand (BOT)
  • Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA)
  • Thanachart Bank (TBANK)
  • Government Savings Bank (GSB)
  • The Government Pension Fund (GPF)

Professional Achievements

  • Thailand representative for ISO/IEC JTC1 SC27 Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Thailand representative for ISO/IEC JTC1 SC27 Meeting in Rome, Italy
  • Thailand representative for ISO/IEC JTC1 SC27 Meeting in Sophia Antipolis, France
  • Thailand representative for ISO/IEC JTC1 SC27 Meeting in Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Thailand Professional Guest Speakers for International Conference Worldwide
  •  Consulting for Public sector and Private enterprises to certify to ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security Management System), ISO/IEC 20001 (IT Service Management System), BS25999 & ISO 22301 (Business Continuity Management System)
  • Consulting for Public sector and Private enterprises to implement ISO/IEC 27002 and Information Security Policy, ICT Master Plan, ITIL, Business Continuity Management and Planning, and IT Governance with COBIT 4.1 and COBIT 5
  • Consulting for Public sector and Private enterprises to implement IT Risk and Information Risk Management, IT Risk-based Assurance and audit
  • Technical advisory on Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI)
  • Representative of Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI) in ISO/IEC JTC1/SC27 (ISO/IEC 27000 series), SC27 Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, 2012
  • CIO#1- CIO#6 : Strategic it Governance and Information Security Management for Executives Program, 17 days for training class and 6 days for international IT company visit in Silicon Valley, California, USA. (annual co-organizing program with ACIS and Software Park Thailand)
  • (ISC)2 CISSP (‘Certified Information System Security Professional’ Certificate) CISSP Job Analysis Workshop, Reviewer/Workgroup, 14-15 January 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • (ISC)2 CISSP (‘Certified Information System Security Professional’ Certificate) CISSP Job Analysis Workshop, Reviewer/Workgroup, 31 January- 2 February 2014, Clearwater, Florida, USA.

Awards

  • “ Hall of Fame 2011”, Software Park Thailand, an organization under the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) Ministry of Science and Technology
  • “Information Security Leadership Achievement”, at Information Security Asia 2011:“SecureAsia@Jakarta, 26-27 July 2011, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • “Information Security Leadership Achievement”, at Information Security Asia 2012: “SecureAsia@Tokyo, 17-18 July 2012, Tokyo, Japan

Principal Instructor at ACIS Professional Center

  • GRC-related, IT Governance, COBIT, IT Risk, IT Fraud, IT Assurance and Audit, Regulatory Compliance
  • Risk-based standards and best practices courses, including IT & Information Security, Business Continuity, Awareness Training, and IT Professional Certifications

Publications

  • Special Columnist –133 articles on IT Security standards and best practices , eEnterprise Monthly Magazine, Year 2002 to Present (over 10 Years)
  • 360o IT Security Pocket Book, 2009-2010
  • 360o IT Management Pocket Book, “Strategic Roadmap with International Standards and Best Practices to GRC Implementation”, 2010-2011
  • Secure Using of Facebook and Twitter, Free e-book and booklet, 2011

Local Activities: Speaker/Keynote Speaker at Seminar/Conference (Thailand)

  • CDIC 2001 to CDIC 2016, Cyber Defense Initiative Conference, annual IT & cyber security conference
  • SNSCON 2010, 2011, Social Networking Security Conference 2010 and 2011, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • MOBISCON 2011, Mobile Security Conference 2011, Bangkok, Thailand
  • TISA Pro-Talk, quarterly event during 2011-2016
  •  National Cyber Security Conference 2011, organized by the Ministry of Defense, Bangkok,Thailand
  • Cyber Security for Government Asia, 23-24 February 2011, Bangkok, Thailand

International Activities: Guest Speaker at Seminar/Conference

  • Eisenhower Fellowships 2013 Southeast Asia Regional Program, 28 September-15 November 2013, USA.
  • World Cyberspace Cooperation Summit 2013, Stanford University, Silicon Valley, 5-6 November 2013. Palo Alto, CA, USA.
  • ITBN 2015, Budapest, Hungary.
  • ITBN 2016, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Information Security Asia 2012: “SecureAsia@Tokyo, 17-18 July 2012, Tokyo, Japan
  • Information Security Asia 2011: “SecureAsia@Jakarta, 26-27 July 2011, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Information Security Asia 2010: “SecureAsia@Singapore, 26-27 July 2010, Singapore
  • Information Security Asia 2007: “SecureAsia@Bangkok, 10-11 July 2007, Bangkok, Thailand
  • APT 2nd Cyber Security Forum, 5-7 December 2011, Tokyo, Japan
  • APT 5th Policy and Regulation Forum for Pacific, 23-25 July, 2012, Nadi, Fiji
  • CSO 2nd Conference and Awards, organized by Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT) and the International Data Group (IDG), 9 December 2010, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • 2nd Annual Regional Collaboration in Cyber Security Conference, Hosted by the National Defense University iCollege and International Student Management Office, Co-Hosted by The National Defence Studies Institute of Thailand, 27-28 September 2011, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA), The 2011 International Conference , 10-13 July 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • ICT WA 2006 Conference , 27 October 2006, Perth, Western Australia

Guest Lecturer

  • Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA.
  • (ISC)2 Chapter, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
  • Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University
  • Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University
  • Chulalongkorn Business School (CBS), PhD. Programme, Chulalongkorn University
  • Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University
  • College of Innovative Education, Thammasat University
  • The National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA)
  • Kasetsart University
  • Chiangmai University
  • Bangkok University
  • Rangsit University
  • Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University
  • Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin

Guest Speaker

  • The Revenue Department (RD)
  • Department Of Special Investigation (DSI)
  • National Intelligence Agency (NIA)
  • Office of National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC)
  • Electronic Transaction Commission , Ministry of ICT
  • The Revenue Department (RD)
  • Bank of Thailand (BOT)
  • State Enterprise Policy Office (SEPO), Bureau of State Enterprises and Government Securities
  • TRIS Corporation Limited (TRIS)
  • Social Security Office (SSO)
  • Office of Justice Affairs (OJA)
  • Electronic Transaction Commission Secretarial (ETCS)
  • Electronic Transactions Development Agency (Public Organization) (ETDA)
  • Department of Agriculture (DOA)
  • Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)
  • Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Public Company Limited (RATCH)
  • Thailand Post Company Limited
  • Bangkok Metro Public Company Limited (BMCL)
  • Government Savings Bank (GSB)
  • Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC)
  • ACL BANK Public Company Limited
  • Thai Airways International Public Company Limited
  • Bangchak Petroleum Public Company Limited
  • Thai Beverage Public Company Limited
  • Quality Houses Public Company Limited
  • Learn Together Company Limited
  • United Information Highway Company Limited
  • The 1st Thailand Information Security Association Conference
  • Information Security Asia 2007 (ISA 2007-2010)
  • Cyber Defense Initiative Conference (CDIC 2004-2009)
  • Strategic IT Governance & Information Security Management for Executives
  • 30th Anniversary IEEE Thailand Section Conference
  • Television Program “The Hacker” on Nation Channel 22
  • Television Program “Tee Nee ThaiPBS” on ThaiPBS
  • Television Program ‘Help to think, help to do’ on TV Channel 3
  • Television Program ‘News’ on TV Channel 11
  • Television Program ‘Nee-phan-din’ on True Visions TV
  • Television Program ‘Tah-sah-wang’ on Modernnine TV
  • FM radio 100.5 MHz (MCOT.NET)
  • FM radio 106 MHz. (IT 24Hrs on Radio)
  • Newspaper Interview/Special topics related to IT security (i.e. Bangkok Post, The Nation, etc.)

 

  • eMail : prinya.ho@acisonline.net
  • URL: https://www.efworld.org/meet-our-fellows/prinyahom-anek
  • Facebook : www.facebook.com/prinyah
  • Twitter: www.twitter.com/prinyaacis
  • Web site: www.acisonline.net , www.cybertron.co.th
  • TV Show: https://www.youtube.com/thehackertv | https://www.youtube.com/thecyber911
  • Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) Board
  • Eisenhower Fellowships 2013 Thailand Fellow
    (http://www.efworld.org/our-programs/international/2013-searp/prinya-hom-anek )
  • ISACA’s CGEIT, CRISC, CISA, CISM, CSX (Cybersecurity Nexus)
  • (ISC)2 CISSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CompTIA CASP
  • ITIL V3 Expert, CFE, CBCI
  • IRCA ISMS Lead Auditor, ITSMS and BCMS Provisional Auditor
  • COBIT 5 Foundation and Implementation Certified Trainer
  • (ISC)2 Asian Advisory Council Member
  • ISACA Bangkok Chapter, Thailand Committee
  • Special Cybersecurity Consultant to Prime Minister
  • Special Consultant to National Intelligence Agency (NIA)
  • Special Consultant to Ministry of Defence
  • Special Consultant to Ministry of Justice
  • Special Consultant to Ministry of Digital Economy and Society
  • Special Consultant to Bank of Thailand
  • Thailand Information Security Association (TISA) Committee and Vice President
  • President and Founder, ACIS Professional Center Co., Ltd.
  • CEO, Cybertron Co., Ltd.
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