CSA HKM supports Cyber Security Seminar

Cloud Security Alliance Hong Kong & Macau Chapter is proud to support the Cyber Security Seminar organised by the Office of Government Chief Information Officer on September 23, 2016.  Details of the event are:

Event:                   Cyber Security Seminar
Theme:                Protect your Precious Assets in Cyberspace
Date:                    September 23, 2016
Time:                    2:30pm – 5:20pm (Registration starts at 2:15pm)
Venue:                AC2, 4/F, Administration Building, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Language:          Cantonese
Website:              www.cybersecurity.hk/seminar.php
Registration:      Please send an email with following information to cert@govcert.gov.hk.
Full name (English or Chinese): 
E-mail address:


CSA HKM Knowledge Sharing Event – September 2016

Cloud computing is the trend for delivering IT environment for new business operations.

This month we have invited Mr Roger Chung, Managing Director of Maximus Contulting to deliver a talk entitled “Cloud Security: A Business Transformation Perspective”.

In this talk, the speaker will talk about the security implications in different business perspective when consider cloud adoption or migration, such as Strategy planning, Technology architecture, Solution framework, Operation control & process, CyberSecurity prevention & protection, and last but not the least, Policy and Governance compliance.

The speaker will also share cases that would provide insights on the importance of information security measures in Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure and Application.

DATE: September 8, 2016 (Thursday)

TIME: 6:30 – 8:30 pm

VENUE: Room Z414, Core Z, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom

SPEAKER: Mr Roger Chung, Managing Director, Maximus Consulting

TOPIC: Cloud Security: A Business Transformation Perspective

THE SPEAKER: Roger Chung is a 25-years veteran of the technical and business consulting industry. He has track record growing small and medium size companies with process reinvention and innovation in technology. He grew a leading security vendor, Valicert in Asia from essentially zero to over US$2 Million in less two year, then established Maximus, one of the first pioneer in information security compliance and security services provider since year 2003.

As the CEO of Maximus, Roger is responsible for business strategy, overall financial and operational management. He has grown Maximus’s revenue by a factor of 10 and established the company as a one-stop service provider for information security the past decade.

Please do not miss this opportunity to learn from the expert and get connected with your peers.

Participants can claim 1.5 CPE.



CSA HKM Supports CLOUDSEC 2016

Cloud Security Alliance Hong Kong & Macau Chapter is proud to support the CLOUDSEC Hong Kong 2016, a leading internet security conference in Asia Pacific and Europe.

The event gathers renowned experts and industry thought leaders fro across the globe to empower organisations to “Take Control” in the battle against cybercrime, addressing prevailing trends in the cyber threat landscape and equipping organisations with actionable insights and technical know-how to improve information security and risk management.

The keynote speakers for CLOUDSEC Hong Kong includes Timothy Wallach, Supervisory Special Agent of FBI, and Myla Pilao, Director of TrendLabs.


DATE:              August 26, 2016, Friday

TIME:              9:00 am – 5:00 pm

VENUE:           Room S221, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center, Wanchai

For more information and registration, please visit http://www.cloudsec.com/hk.

CSA HKM Knowledge Sharing Event – August 2016

Office 365 (O365) is getting more popular daily. According to the latest financial news updates, Microsoft has a huge growth in their cloud business. O365 is definitely one of the driving force in this SaaS business segment. In Hong Kong, many individuals as well as corporates switched to use Office 365 in their personal as well as business purpose.

Traditionally, SaaS system is considered to be solely managed and controlled by the Cloud Service Providers. However, in the Microsoft environment, O365 has a number of built-in security features implemented and also have a number of security features that user can enable in their business version of O365.

In this talk, Microsoft representative – Andy Fung will talk about the underlying built-in security features in O365 as well as how Microsoft address major concerns about security, privacy, and compliance. Best practices for corporate in using O365 will also be covered. Through this talk, corporate administrator can also learn how to manage their O365 securely.

DATE: August 4, 2016 (Thursday)

TIME: 4:30 – 6:30 pm

VENUE: Room Z414, Core Z, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom

SPEAKER: Mr Andy FUNG, Account Technology Strategist, Microsoft

TOPIC: How to securely configure and use Office 365 from enterprise perspective?

THE SPEAKER: Andy Fung has been in the IT services industry for 17+ years and possesses experience in range of enterprise system integration. He joins Microsoft for ~9 years and worked as a technology consultant for Public sector, including Government, and Educations sector. He plays an influencer role to business and technical decision people on technology adoption with referenced guidelines, recommendations, and policy.

Please do not miss this opportunity to learn from the expert and get connected with your peers.

Participants can claim 1.5 CPE.


CSA HKM Knowledge Sharing Event – July 2016 (Revised)

CSA Knowledge Sharing Event provides an excellent opportunity for cybersecurity professionals to discuss the latest trends and developments in IT and in the process build a close-knitted cybersecurity community in Hong Kong and Macau.

The original talk by Mr Erick Borsboom, Security Lead of Ribose, on “Linux Operation System Hardening for Cloud Images and Containers” will be replaced by a presentation on how to achieve ISO 27017 from Ronald Tse, founder of Ribose who is the first organisation to receive certifications for both ISO27017 and ISO 27018.
ISO/IEC 27017 and ISO/IEC 27018 are the latest international standards relating to security in the cloud. Given that different cloud security assurance schemes already exist, including the authoritative CSA STAR programs, what do these new standards mean, to the cloud service user and to the cloud service provider? How do different assurance schemes compare?
In this talk, Ronald will dive into these standards and their background to discover the benefits they bring and how they affect the assurance landscape.

DATE: July 14, 2016 (Thursday)

TIME: 4:30 – 6:30 pm

VENUE: Room Z414, Core Z, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom

SPEAKER: Mr Ronald Tse, founder of Ribose

TOPIC: Experience sharing on achieving ISO 27017 and 27018

THE SPEAKER: Ronald TSE, founder of Ribose

Please do not miss this opportunity to learn from the expert and get connected with your peers.

Participants can claim 1.5 CPE.

Participated in HK Computer Society Networking Hour

Thanks a lot for Dennis Lee, HKCS CCSIG Chairperson, in inviting us to participate in the wonderful networking event on 30 Jun 2016. It was a good opportunity for me to meet with old and new friends as well as listening to the talk by Thomas Lee on Intercloud computing.

Hopefully, in the future, we can jointly organise events with HKCS together as well.


CSA HKM supports BSI Cloud Security and Green Data Center Conference 2016

Nowadays, the need for more costeffective storage and software solutions together with mobile access has led to a rise in the adoption of cloud computing.

While the benefits of cloud computing are clear, the flexibility and openness of the cloud computing model has created a number of security concerns about the privacy integrity and availability of data.

In fact, apart of the cyber trust issues, the high running costs of data centre, is also another key problem to data centre owers as the energy cost of data centres is known to make up a significant percentage of a business operating costs.

In this conference, we are going to discuss the latest cyber security and data greening issues, explore the solutions to the above challenges and the latest market information of cloud security and green data centre applications !

DATE: 7 July 2016 (Thursday)

TIME: 9:30am – 5:30pm (Reception starts at 9:00am)

VENUE: Function Rooms, Level 3, Core E Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road Hong Kong

ADMISSION: Free (Refreshment available)

MEDIUM: English

SHUTTLE BUS: Complimentary Tsim Sha Tsui to Cyberport : 8:15am / 8:30am , Admiralty to Cyberport : 8:30am / 8:45am , Cyberport to Tsim Sha Tsui / Admiralty: 5:30pm

Click HERE for detailed agenda.