Our Story

Responsible Cyber has been supporting businesses in their cyber journeys since 2016. Today, our clients range from small start-ups to established and growing enterprises located in Europe, United States, Africa, Australia and Asia.

We are a cybersecurity one-stop shop.

We provide a full suite of cybersecurity services ranging from staff training and penetration testing to CISO on demand. We calculate and advise businesses on the cybersecurity budget they need based on their risks and ROI.

Responsible Cyber is proud to be recognized as a New Champion at the World Economic Forum for our innovative IMMUNE Platform. We are elated to have won the SME (Vendor) award 2021 for our contributions to the cybersecurity ecosystem in Singapore. We are part of the ICE71 Scale Program supported by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA).

Our shareholders include the National University of Singapore Enterprise and Singtel Innov8.


Our Founding Team

Responsible Cyber is a team of young, talented and smart professionals.

Magda Chelly

Co-Founder, Cybersecurity and Computer Security Passionate, Author & Keynote Speaker, PhD, S-CISO, CISSP, Cert SCI (General Insurance)

Dr. Magda Lilia Chelly is an award-winning global cybersecurity leader. She has been named one of the top 20 most influential cybersecurity personalities in 2017 and 2021 by ISFEC Global.

Magda's many appearances discussing cybersecurity on national and international TV, Radio, and News Magazines have raised her profile as the media's go-to expert on subjects requiring accurate yet straightforward insights on cybersecurity topics.

In her career, Magda wore several hats. She has been an Information Security Officer for multiple organizations, including multinational insurance corporations. She developed businesses in the cyber advisory space. Furthermore, with years of experience in cybersecurity and providing services worldwide, Magda co-founded a cybersecurity start-up in Singapore valued at 7 Million SGD in 2020. She is also an angel investor in the cybersecurity space and beyond.

Magda's research focused on cybersecurity, the future of localization and positioning, education, and more. Her research writings around cybersecurity have been featured by IEEE, RSA Conference, World Congress on Internet Security (WorldCIS-2016), CYBER RISK LEADERS Magazine.

Magda's international experience, technical knowledge, and multi-cultural background have equipped her with unique insights. She is known for her clear communication style and for making cybersecurity accessible to all.

Mikko Laaksonen

Co-Founder, Cybersecurity and Computer Security Professional, Speaker, Payment Security Expert, PCI-DSS

Mikko Laaksonen has over 20 years’ experience on IT service management, including 10 years on international payment solution development. Technical vision, based on the profound development experience, gives Mikko an intimate understanding of the power of the current technology components and how innovations can be utilized on reaching the strategic business targets.

Mikko has excellent understanding of industry specific requirements for payment solutions across the payment landscape. Mikko has designed and delivered payment solutions for retail, food & beverage, hotel, petrol and e-commerce segments. For emerging technologies Mikko has been instrumental in designing the requirements for a Payment Gateway to Masterpass acceptance, MobilePay acceptance and digital wallet API for mobile commerce operator.

In addition, of being able to evaluate both business logic and technical functionalities, he is capable of analysing security architecture of a payment solution. He is well informed of current payment security standards, based on multiple performed security audits on solutions by world class security companies including Sysnet, Trustwave, Nixu and F-Secure.

He has excellent understanding of the security requirements for cloud solutions and have been working across several projects with Microsoft Azure, AWS and Google.

Tom Philippe

Cybersecurity Consultant

Tom is an offensive Information Security Professional with a solid technical background and a highly analytical mind.

He has OSCP and SSCP in his pocket.

Daniel Lim

Cybersecurity Consultant

As a cyber security practitioner , Daniel has a strong interest in secure software development and cloud security.

He has three AWS certifications, and is continuously learning.

Osborne Chan

Software Developer

Osborne has worked with Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, before deciding on a career change and joining us.

We are super happy and looking forward to grow together.

Some of Our Team's Certifications

Our #Animaze Team joined us in 2021

Cyber awareness is never boring with us...


Our Partners


We support Women on Cyber, a non-profit group

Women On Cyber Singapore is a community for women who have an interest in cyber security.


We are part of ICE71 Scale Program

Innovation Cybersecurity Ecosystem at BLOCK71 (ICE71) is the region’s first cybersecurity entrepreneur hub.

Our values

Responsible Cyber pays attention to its values, and culture within the company.

We believe in building the right fundamentals for growth:

  1. Environmental: Responsible Cyber is cautious about the environment and we are a paperless business.
  2. Social: Responsible Cyber encourages diversity and inclusion with diversification in skills, experience and gender.
  3. Governance: Responsible Cyber cares about its clients, and thus defines a trust-based governance.