AGL’s previous chief information protection officer Heng Mok has resurfaced at stability seller Zscaler in an Asia Pacific position.
Mok’s appointment was uncovered Wednesday by Zscaler’s government vice president of shopper encounter and transformation Kavitha Mariappan.
“Our world CISO group is increasing with the addition of Heng Mok, main info protection officer for APJ [Asia Pacific and Japan],” Mariappan wrote in a LinkedIn article.
“Heng joins us from AGL Australia, Australia’s most significant integrated electrical power company exactly where he was their CISO.
“He delivers over 20 many years of expertise and has labored on some of the most significant IT transformation systems in Australia within the financial services and electrical power sectors.”
Mariappan mentioned that Mok’s existence would guide Zscaler in its ambitions to “scale all over the APJ region”.
Mok remaining AGL at the end of final yr just after 18 months as its CISO.
Prior to the CISO part, Mok spent a 12 months-and-a-fifty percent at AGL overseeing groups furnishing products and services, method and advisory on parts these types of as forensics, data defense and protection architecture.
He has also labored as an business safety architect at NAB, ANZ and IAG in advance of joining AGL in June 2016.
Zscaler has produced in-roads in the latest several years as a provider of companies that allow distant employees to securely entry corporate means. Its Australian consumers incorporate NAB and Woodside Energy.