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Information Security (“IS”) Awareness Exhibition and Week (7-11 Nov 2016)

To raise the awareness of University staff and students on information security, ITS, in collaboration with the University’s Data Protection Officer and the Office of Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) of HKSAR Government, will organize a series of events during the “Information Security Awareness Week” on 7-11 November 2016.

An exhibition will be organized to promote the information security and protection of personal data. It includes quiz and booth game to test participants’ knowledge in different areas of information security.  (Participants obtaining full marks in the quiz will be awarded a souvenir on a first-come-first-served basis.)

Two workshops (with same content) on personal data protection will be conducted by an external expert in information security. The workshops are open to both HKU staff and students.

The schedule of events are:



Date & Time

Information Security Awareness Exhibition

Covered area outside Jockey Club Tower, G/F, Centennial Campus 

7 – 11 November, 2016 
10:30  - 16:30

Personal Data Protection Workshops

Speaker: Miss Jennifer Ho, Partner, Risk Assurance, PricewaterhouseCoopers 

The speaker will give an overview on

(i) the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance;

(ii) the six Data Protection Principles;

(iii) systems and security practices in the University; and

(iv) security measures.

Theatre 6, Meng Wah Complex

8 November, 2016 

10:00 – 11:30 (Cantonese) 
(Fully registered already)

11:30 – 13:00 (English) 
Registration at https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?ueid=46443

All members of the University are invited to join the above events to know more about the ever-changing security threats and how we can become smart IT users to avoid entering into cyber traps.  


John Lam 

Information Security Team