Information Security and Personal Data Protection Awareness Week 2022

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The “Information Security and Personal Data Protection Awareness Week 2022” (Awareness Week) will be organized from 7 to 11 November 2022.  This is an annual event co-organized by Information Technology Services (ITS) and the University Data Protection Officer; and supported by Centre of Development and Resources for Students (CEDARS), Communications and Public Affairs Office (CPAO) and Human Resources Office. Below is a highlight of the activities during the Awareness Week:

  • Information Security and Personal Data Protection Seminar – Speakers from International System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and leading information security solution providers will share the recent context of data privacy management, cyber security threats and trends, phishing email protection, social engineering and mobile security protection measures. Details of the seminar are tabulated below:
  • DetailsDate/Time & Venue
    Topics of the Cantonese session
    • The Essential Security for NFT and Web3 on Blockchain
    • Daily Cybersecurity in Simple Ways
    • Privacy Protection and Management
    Speakers:
    • Mr. Mike Lo, Director, Cyber Security Services (Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau), Wizlynx Group.
    • Mr. Robert Ip, Regional Threat Prevention Architect, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
    • Mr. Darren Khor, Senior Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers
    9 November 2022 (Wed) 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Room CBC, LG1/F, Chow Yei Ching Building, HKU
    1. Teams Meeting
    2. Lecture Theatre
    Topics of the English session
    • The State of Ransomware in Education 2022
    • Cybersecurity Awareness Training for HKU
    • Privacy Protection and Management
    Speakers:
    • Mr. Siupan Chan, Sales Engineer Manager, Sophos Hong Kong Company Limited
    • Mr. Eric Moy, (ISC)2 Chapter Hong Kong
    • Mr. Darren Khor, Senior Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers
    9 November 2022 (Wed) 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
    Room CBC, LG1/F, Chow Yei Ching Building, HKU
    1. Teams Meeting
    2. Lecture Theatre
  • InfoSec Exhibition – An exhibition booth will be set up from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm in G/F, Chi Wah Learning Commons (Main Entrance). Please come to join us and win a prize!
  • Online Quiz – An online quiz (click here) will be opened for competition during 9:00 am, 7 November 2022 to 5:00 pm, 11 November 2022. Those who can provide a correct answer to the most questions within the shortest period of time will be awarded a prize.

All staff and students are welcome to join the above activities in the coming Awareness Week.

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