Dr. Sonny Zulhuda reads and writes on issues of cyber law, information governance, information security and personal data protection (PDP). His research interests cover the dynamic intersections between law, technology and governance with more than 15 years of training and advisory works for public and private entities across all industries and sectors in the region.
Obtained his PhD in Information Security Law in 2010, Dr Sonny actively joins a variety of international collaborative forum and professional circles. He is a Web-science Summer Doctoral scholar from the University of Oxford, the UK, and a two-time Fellow of the US-based Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Sonny is a fellow researcher for Cyber Stewards Network (CSN) hosted at the Citizen Lab, University of Toronto, Canada. He is also a core member of the Research Alliance for Data Governance and Cyber Security (DGCS-Alliance) hosted in Beijing, China.
Dr. Sonny is currently serving as Associate Professor and cyber law course coordinator at the Civil Law Department, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyah (Faculty) of Laws, the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He occasionally advises the Office of Personal Data Protection Commissioner of Malaysia on various aspects of the PDP laws.
(CV with more details is available upon request)
- Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
- Academic Advocate, ISACA (Formerly known as “Information Systems Audit and Control Association”) – now sitting as member of the PDP Working Group for ISACA Chapter Malaysia
- Program Committee, Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet)
- Member, Internet Society (Global & Malaysia Chapter)
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Past PDP & Information Governance Programmes (2002-date):
Tenaga Nasional Berhad | Malaysia Multimedia Development Corporation (MDec) | Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) | Brickfields Asia College | KL Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) | Alumni Association of the University of South Australia (MyUNISA) | Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) | Attorney General Chambers (AGC) | UKM Medical Centre (PPUKM) | University of Malaysia Pahang (UMP) | Perbadanan Menteri Besar Kelantan (PMBK) | University of Technology Petronas (UTP) | Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) | ISACA Chapter Malaysia | Institute of Sultan Iskandar, UTM | Putra Specialist Hospital | The National Institutes of Health | Jabatan Perlindungan Data Peribadi (PDP Department) | Bank Pertanian Malaysia Bhd (AGROBANK) | The Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) | Federation of Public Listed Companies (FPLC) and the Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG) | The Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MICCI) | The Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) | KL BAR | Cyber Security Malaysia | Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB)