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Selected Presentations/Works at the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF):

  1. Decentralized Identity - What Lies Ahead of Us: The Open (Interesting) Research Issues

  2. Byzantine Agreement Protocols for Large-Scale Decentralized Identity Management

  3. Applications for Quantum Information Network: Promising Use Cases and its Profound Implications on Existing Internet Applications

Selected Presentations/Works at OWASP Singapore:

  1. Malware Discovered in Popular NPM: Anatomy of Next-Gen Supply Chain Attacks. Tools and Guidelines to Secure Software Packages, Dependencies (NPM, PyPI, Maven, NuGet, Crates and RubyGems) to Guard against Supply Chain Attacks. How to setup Guardrails and not Roadblocks or Gates: Shift Left with Gitops plus integrating Fuzzing into DevSecOps. The importance of having Cloud Infrastructure Entitlements Management (CIEM) to enforce permissions and security identities across workloads and clouds.

  2. Securing the Multi-cloud, Portable, *-Tier Microservice Application: A live demo on Cloud-Native Application Security Platforms: Curiefense, Deepfense, Sysdig, Snyk Code, and Aqua Security Trivy & tfsec

  3. Deconstructing the Solarwinds Supply Chain Attack and Deterring it: Honing in on the Golden SAML Attack Technique

  4. Microservices Security, Container Runtime Security, MITRE ATT&CKĀ® for Kubernetes (K8S) and Service Mesh for Security

  5. How Secure are you APIs? Securing your APIs: OWASP API Top 10 2019, Case Study and Demo

  6. Enabling Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) with Least-Privilege Identity-Based Micro-segmentation using Service Mesh and Securing Production Identity Framework for Everyone (SPIFFE) (Demo) & Building Secure Software Factory (SSF) to Defend the Digital Cloud-Native Software Supply Chain against attacks: Helpful Cloud-Native Security Checklists and Demo on The Update Framework

  7. Deconstructing the Solarwinds Supply Chain Attack and Deterring it: Honing in on the Golden SAML Attack Technique - At the request of the team, translated to Japanese for Audience in Japan

Selected Presentations+Works on Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT):

  1. Understanding the Limits and Potential of Blockchain Technology

  2. Presentation to Hyperledger Sweden: Hyperledger Ordering Service: Deep Dive into the Raft Consensus Algorithm

  3. Hyperledger Developer Showcase Series

  4. Decentralized Identity: The Elusive Key to Inclusive Growth

  5. Private Data Collections: A High-Level Overview

  6. Hyperledger Sawtooth, Seth and Truffle 101


  1. Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert

  2. Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

  3. Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals

  4. AZ-400 Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions

  5. Prisma Certified Cloud Security Engineer


  1. IEEE Blockchain Technical Briefs Editorial Board

  2. World Blockchain Forum

  3. Bitcoin Magazine Profile

  4. Hyperledger Speakers Bureau

  5. Silliman University National Writers Workshop - 2012 Fellows

  6. Nathan Aw

  7. Chosen to attend National Writers Workshop at Philippines and awarded the Fellowship for writing.

  8. Poetry @ Nathan Aw Substack - Behold the pointless modern man!