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Information Security and Personal Data Protection Awareness Week 2020 – New Normal Security

The "Information Security and Personal Data Protection Awareness Week 2020 – New Normal Security" (hereafter “Awareness Week”) will be organized on 2-6 November 2020 for increasing University members’ awareness on information security and personal data protection. 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 Resource Section.

Below is a highlight of the activities that will be arranged during the coming Awareness Week:

  • Information Security and Personal Data Protection Seminar – Speakers from Ernst & Young Advisory Services Limited and leading information security solution providers will share the latest cyber security threats, phishing email, social engineering, data privacy, mobile security protection measures and trends.
  • InfoSec Exhibition – An exhibition booth will be set up in the Chi Wah Learning Commons ground floor.
  • Online Quiz – An online quiz (click here) will be opened for competition. Those who can provide a correct answer to the most questions within the shortest period of time will be awarded with a prize.

Details of the events are tabulated below:

Event Details Date/Time & Venue

Information Security and Personal Data Protection Seminar 

Program of the Cantonese session

  • Welcome
  • Opening: Mr. Steve Lo, Executive Vice-President, The University of Hong Kong
  • Be Smart with Cybersecurity in the Times of COVID19
  • Living with the New Normal
  • Cybersecurity Threat Hunting Basics

Speakers:

  • Mr. Nick Ng, FortiNet
  • Information Security Consultant, Ernst & Young Advisory Services Limited
  • Mr. Daniel Yeung, Splunk Inc.

Registration:

  1. Zoom Meeting
  2. Lecture Theatre

4 November 2020 (Wed)
9:15 am – 12:30 pm

Theatre 7, 1/F Meng Wah Complex

Program of the English session

  • Welcome
  • Opening: Mr. Steve Lo, Executive Vice-President, The University of Hong Kong
  • Gone Phishing: Stay on Top of Phishing Scams
  • Living with the New Normal
  • Evolution of Business Continuity Plan and Cybersecurity Issues of Remote Working

Speakers:

  • Mr. Siupan Chan, Sophos Hong Kong Company Limited
  • Information Security Consultant, Ernst & Young Advisory Services Limited
  • Mr. Michael Gazeley, Network Box Corporation Ltd

Registration:

  1. Zoom Meeting
  2. Lecture Theatre

4 November 2020 (Wed)
2:15 pm – 5:20 pm

Theatre 7, 1/F Meng Wah Complex

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

Look forward to seeing you all!

 

Kelvin Chan
Data and Security Team
Tel: 3917 5952
Email: lhkchan@hku.hk