Dr Ong has distinguished herself as a cybersecurity specialist, with over a decade of experience in malware analysis, artificial intelligence, analytics, risk and vulnerability assessments, security monitoring and incident response. Her research work has been published extensively in leading publications worldwide. She is currently Director of Operational Technology Security at Singtel, providing security services to secure operational technology and Internet-of-Things for business customers. Dr Ong has earned accreditations as a GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) and GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) technologist. She holds a PhD in Computer Science under the Singapore-MIT Alliance. She also holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a BSc (Honours) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley in the United States.