CSA HKM Knowledge Sharing Event – January 2018 (Special)

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.

This month we have invited Dr. Ricci Ieong, Vice Chairman of Cloud Security Alliance (Hong Kong & Macau Chapter) together with other Certified Cloud Security Experts, to deliver a technical briefing entitled “How to get ready for your Cloud Security Certificates?

Details of the talk:
Cybersecurity certificate on cloud computing environment is getting more and more important. In 2017, the number of Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) has been increased by two folds to become the top three most popular certification by ISC2.

At the end of last year CSA also revise its Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) certificate examination to v4 where the content in the course and the examination have been largely modified.

At the beginning of the year, it is time for security practitioner to plan ahead to prepare for enhancing your knowledge and prepare for examination.  This event is tailored for those who would like to prepare for the examination or plan for the certificate course.  We will have a brief updates about the two certification course from authorised trainer of the course and also invite some cloud specialists who have passed the examination to share their tips for examination preparation. For those who are interested in knowing more about getting certified in cloud security, it would be a good chance to get prepared.

SPEAKER:

Ricci Ieong, Vice Chairman of Cloud Security Alliance (Hong Kong & Macau Chapter)

Dr. Ricci IEONG is the authorized ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) and CSA Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) trainer, as well as the Vice Chairman of Professional Development of Cloud Security Alliance (HK & Macau Chapter) and an active speaker of HTCIA (Asia-Pacific Chapter).

He has over 20 years of industry experience in the Information Technology Industry as well as more than 17 years of experience in IT Security area specialized in Security Risk Assessment, IT Audit, Ethical Hacking & Penetration Test, Smart Card & Biometrics System deployment and Computer Forensics Investigation.

He was awarded the ISC2 Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements (ISLA) Honoree and recently CCSK v4 holder.

Details

DATE: January 18, 2018 (Thursday)

TIME: 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Agenda:

6:30 – 7:15pm: Key points to know about CCSP and CCSK v4 certificate and examination

7:15 – 8:30pm: Sharing Panel Discussions from “CCSP and CCSK examination participants”

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

REGISTRATIONhttp://csakse1801.eventbrite.hk/

Please do not miss this opportunity to learn from the expert and connect with your peers. Participants may claim 1.5 CPE.

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Tech talk “Safe Browsing & Evolving Security Threats”

CSA, PISA, ISC2 (HK Chapter), PolyU and Google jointly organised a security tech talk. Parisa Tabriz of Google (Google’s “Security Princess”) will be in Hong Kong to share her experience on Safe Browsing and browser security on Feb 6 2017 (Mon) from 7pm – 9pm.

Details of the Event:

Event Safe Browsing & Evolving Security Threats
Speaker Parisa Tabriz, Head of Chrome Security, Google (LinkedIn profile)
Date February 6, 2017 (Monday)
Time 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (1.5 CPE)
Venue Room V322, Jockey Club Innovation Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong (Map)
Language English

Please register here

 

CSA HKM Knowledge Sharing Event – November 2016

Two months ago, we have organized an introductory talkabout Software Defined Network. As SDN and NFV play an important role in IaaS Cloud computing, we would like to organize another talk about SDN.

This month we have invited Mr Ian Christofis, Managing Principal Consultant of Thales Critical Information Systems and Cybersecurity to deliver a talk entitled “Security Implications of Software Defined Networking and Network Function VIrtualisation”.
In this talk, the speaker will talk about the security implications of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualisation (NFV). This session will briefly introduce SDN and NFV, and why these technologies are important, then discuss the pros and cons of SDN & NFV from a security perspective.

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

Participants can claim 1.5 CPE.

DATE: November 10, 2016 (Thursday)

TIME: 4:30 – 6:30 pm

VENUE: Room Z409, Core Z, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom

SPEAKER:

Mr Ian Christofis, Managing Principal Consultant, Thales Critical Information Systems and Cybersecurity

TOPIC:

Security Implications of Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualisation

THE SPEAKER:

Ian is a specialist in information security (cryptographic security, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), identity & access management, smart cards, risk management, etc), personal data privacy and electronic commerce. He combines a strong understanding of the commercial and strategic business issues with a detailed knowledge of the technology. He is Managing Principal Consultant with Thales, driving security consulting and professional services for Thales security products in APAC.

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.

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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.

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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.