Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Partner Event - Fraud and Data Analytics Workshop

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Fraud & Data Analytics Workshop
 
Fraud banner   This one-day workshop will cover a broad array of accounting manipulations committed by corporate management around the world, and the know how for investigators to detect and investigate them.

Participants of this workshop will gain understanding of various modus operandi of accounting manipulations commonly used by fraudsters and corporate thefts; following the money trails through the banking systems, and laws that govern the admissibility of evidence in the court of laws.
Traning Outline
  • An opening story: what caused the global financial crisis in 2008
  • Brief definition of forensic accounting
  • Walk-through of various financial statements and reports (for non- accountants)
  • Various modus operandi commonly used by fraudsters and corporate thefts
  • Case studies of several major financial manipulation cases
Who should attend?
Audit, compliance, risk management, investigation, human resources, operational risk management professionals in organizations whose job responsibilities include preventing, detecting, auditing, reporting, or investigating errors, irregularities and frauds.
 
Registration Fee
ISACA and
Afflilated Members
SGD $799
Non-ISACA
Members
SGD $899
Continuing Professional Education (CPE):
To maintain ISACA Certification holders are required to earn 120 CPE credit hours over a three-year period in accordance with ISACA's continuing professional education (CPE) policy. Attendees can earn up to 8 CPE credit by attending the one-day Fraud Workshop.
 For more information and registration please click here.


This two-day workshop covers a wide range of irregularities that may occur in financial institutions, companies, education institutions, charitable organizations and government agencies. These irregularities include operations errors and inefficiencies, corruptions, regulatory violations, non-compliances, internal and external frauds.

Leveraging on data analytics knowledge, techniques and tools, these irregularities may be detected. If data analytics is performed periodically, frauds may even be detected before the culprits can take their loots.
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Training Outline
  • Translate business activities and human behaviour of the above- mentioned irregularities into transaction patterns
  • Drill these irregularities down to the transaction and data element levels
  • Determine where the needed data can be extracted from
  • Understand the Benford’s Law
  • The latest tools and technologies in the market for detecting irregularities and frauds
Who should attend?
Audit, compliance, risk management, investigation, human resources, operational risk management professionals in organizations whose job responsibilities include preventing, detecting, auditing, reporting, or investigating errors, irregularities and frauds.
 
Registration Fee
ISACA and
Afflilated Members
SGD $1199
Non-ISACA
Members
SGD $1299
Continuing Professional Education (CPE):
To maintain ISACA Certification holders are required to earn 120 CPE credit hours over a three-year period in accordance with ISACA's continuing professional education (CPE) policy. Attendees can earn up to 16 CPE credit by attending the two-days Data Analytics Workshop
 For more information and registration please click here.
 

Speaker's Summary
Speaker   Mr. Larry Lam is a trainer in the areas of financial investigation, anti-money laundering, fraud risk management, ISMS and data analytics. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS). His clients include banks and law enforcement agencies in Asia such as commercial crime bureau, customs, casino regulatory authority and anti-corruption agency.

For ten years prior to pursuing his passion in lecturing and training, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Auditor of a large Bank in Singapore where he headed a team of over 200 auditors posted in various countries in Asia.
 
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Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Call for Paper - SIC 2014

CALL FOR PAPER

Singapore's Most Established Security Conference
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 Security Industry Conference 2014 - SIC 2014
Venue: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Date: 27 – 28 August 2014

Theme: “Leveraging Technology & Information for Better Security”

You are invited to submit your paper for possible inclusion in the presentation of the Security Industry Conference 2014 which will be held at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from the 27 to 28 August 2014.  In its 5th presentation, Security Industry Conference (SIC) 2014 is a three-day event consisting of a 2 day conference and 1 day of masterclass to review and discuss the latest issues in the ever changing security landscape, so as to strive for a continual professional development in the security industry.


With the theme of “Leveraging Technology & Information for Better Security” the conference is set to address key issues pertaining to optimising the use of information and technology for security deterrence and protection. Case studies showcasing the adoption of modern technology and security practices in enhancing productivity in security solutions would also take the centre stage in the coming edition of SIC 2014.


BENEFITS OF BEING A SPEAKER

Founded in 1955, ASIS International is the preeminent organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members in 149 countries and 223 chapters worldwide. The Security Industry Institute (SII) is a government funded institute which looks after the strategic training of security professionals in Singapore.


SII and ASIS Singapore Chapter are the Co-organisers of SIC 2014, and this conference attracts more than 400 industry security professionals annually. SIC is also one of the most recognised security conferences in the country supported by both the public and private sectors. Speakers associated with SIC are recognized as security industry leaders and subject matter experts.
  • All selected speakers receive a complimentary registration to the event including the master class
  • Speakers gain increased visibility throughout the event.
  • Speakers and their companies and organizations are included in promotional information sent to regional and international security professionals of the organiser’s database via hard copy brochures and other marketing material, the event’s web site, press releases and other publicity outlets.
  • Speakers have the opportunity to network with peers and other professionals at specifically designed points throughout the event.
  • Speakers can prove their value, expertise, knowledge and acumen by presenting relevant and timely subjects in an effective manner, often leading to business development

CALL FOR PAPER & SUBMISSION DETAILS
  • Speaking Time: 40 minutes (including 10mins of Q&A session)
  • Air-tickets and hotel accommodation would NOT be provided for Guest Speakers.
  • Lunch & Tea Breaks during the sessions are provided
  • Speakers are invited to all official functions of the conference and exhibition on complimentary basis.
  • Abstracts submission must be in line with the conference theme: “Leveraging Technology & Information for Better Security.”
  • The decision from the Speakers Selection Committee shall be final.

  • Please indicate your intention to submit your full paper via email to sic2014@cems.com.sg with the following information:
    • Title of the paper and Author/s
    • Abstract of presentation - not more than 150 words
    • Biodata of speaker, and references – not more than 150 words
    • Full contact details of speaker including photograph
    • Deadline for submission: 15 March 2014 
    • Full presentation or manuscript shall be submitted at least 1 and half months before the conference.

CONTACT US - SIC 2014 SECRETARIAT OFFICE

Should you have any further queries, please contact: 

Ms. Karen Liew 
Conference & Exhibition Management Services Pte Ltd (CEMS) 
Email: karen@cems.com.sg 
Tel: +65 6278 8666 
Fax: +65 6278 4077

For more information on Security Industry Conference 2014, please log on to the official website: http://www.sic.sg

ASIS International (Singapore Chapter) Newsletter - Security Professional

The latest issue of Security Professional, ASIS International (Singapore Chapter)'s newsletter has just been published! Have a look back at events covered in the second half of last year, filled with site visits, quarterly networking events, and our Annual General Meeting 2013. Take time to also welcome our new International Members to date, and learn from our fellow industry peers through their article submissions.

You can download your copy by clicking on this link.


Monday, 24 February 2014

AP Dynamics - February Issue


ASIS International's AP Dynamics, the monthly newsletter for ASIS members in the Asia-Pacific region covering ASIS news, chapter news, and important Asia-Pacific headlines, has just published its February 2014 edition. You can access it here.

Thursday, 6 February 2014

Time is Running Out: Final Call for ASIS 2014 Speakers


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Grow your reputation as a security expert.
Share your knowledge.
Help shape the high-quality education program at the world’s most influential security event—the ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits.
The February 10, 2014 deadline for submissions is fast approaching.
Submit your ASIS 2014 proposal NOW!
Don’t miss this opportunity to share your expertise with 20,000 security professionals from across the globe and gain valuable benefits—ACT NOW!

The call for presentations is open for the 2014 Asia-Pacific Security Forum and Exhibition. Visit the submission site for details and submit your presentation. Deadline: May 2, 2014.

Monday, 3 February 2014

Member-Get-a-Member Campaign

ASIS International - Be a Part of the Member-Get-a-Member Campaign

Who knows better than you…the rewards of ASIS membership?
Have you reached out to a member to find a solution to a challenge you’ve faced? Did an article in Security Management or an ASIS standard put you and your team on track for success?
Take a moment and share the value of your ASIS membership with your colleagues and invite them to join.
You and your chapter have the potential to earn valuable awards, including:
  • Free registration and four days lodging to the Annual Seminar and Exhibits
  • Credit toward registration fees on ASIS professional development programs or ASIS-published books
  • Cash awards

Bonus Quarterly Prizes for Individuals
Recruit at least two people and you will be entered into a quarterly raffle for a prize—the more new members you recruit, the better your odds of winning! Three winners are selected each quarter.
Congratulations to our fourth quarter 2013 winners:
  • Ignatius I. Uche (Nigeria)
  • Sanjay S. Yadav (India)
  • J. Ruben Fajardo, CPP, PSP (Mexico)
First Quarter prize: Apple iPad with Retina Display MD510LL/A (16GB, Wi-Fi)

It’s a WIN-WIN proposition for you and your colleague. REACH OUT and share the POWER of ASIS…networking, information, education, and certification.

Saturday, 1 February 2014