Internet Economy Summit 2017 – Shaping the Internet Economy for Growth

Cloud Security Alliance Hong Kong & Macau Chapter is proud to support the Internet Economy Summit 2017, an event organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, supported by the China Internet Development Foundation with Cyberport as strategic partner.

With a theme of “Shaping the Internet Economy for Growth”, it is one of the highlight events to celebrate the 20th anniversary of establishment of HKSAR and the signature conference of the International IT Fest 2017.  The objetives are to explore directions and strategies for capturing opportunities offered by the Internet in propelling economic development.

The Summit comprises a Main Forum on 12 April and 4 half-day thematic forums on Fintech, Big Data, Smart City and Ecommerce. It is expected that over 3,000 industry practitioners, entrepreneurs and top-level executives in various business sectors will participate in the 3-day summit.

Thematic Forum – Global FinTech Innovation
Date: 10 April 2017 (Monday)
Time: 9:00 – 13:00
Venue: Convention Hall, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center, Wanchai

Thematic Forum – Big Data and Articicial Intelligence in Business
Date: 10 April 2017 (Monday)
Time: 14:30 – 18:00
Venue: Convention Hall, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center, Wanchai

Thematic Forum – Smart City for Better Living
Date: 11 April 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 9:00 – 13:00
Venue: Convention Hall, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center, Wanchai

Chambers Forum – Forging Ahead with Doing Business Online
Date: 11 April 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 14:30 – 18:00
Venue: Convention Hall, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center, Wanchai

Main Conference
Date: 12 April 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 9:00 – 18:00
Venue: Convention Hall, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center, Wanchai

Youth Forum – Internet Economy and Your Future
Date: 12 April 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 19:30 – 21:30
Venue: Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Wanchai

For details, please visit the event page:www.ieconomysummit.hk

Internet Economy Summit 2017

ICT Conference 2017 – Smart and Green Living

Cloud Security Alliance Hong Kong & Macau Chapter is proud to support the ICT Conference 2017 which will be held on April 13 at the World Trade Center Club.

The event aims to provide a forum for the government officials, university researchers, and major industry professionals to share the views on the government policy, the latest development and applications, as well as the opportunities and threats in the future ICT era.

IT is an excellent platform for IT professionals to exchange views on the latest technology development of Information Technology and associated applications among the professionals for local IT industries that deriving better life in near future.

Date: 13 April 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Venue: 38/F World Trade Center, Causeway Bay

For details, please visit the event page: ict2017.hkeco.net

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 – January 2017

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 Mr Jeffrey Lau, Platform Lead of Ribose to deliver a talk entitled “Management of SaaS-specific risks”.

TOPIC:

SaaS providers have exploded in numbers in recent years. Practically every organization today has adopted SaaS services in one way or another. However, given the ease of adoption, coupled with a consumer-driven and instant gratification mindset, organizations often onboard SaaS services without necessary precaution and scrutiny.

By nature of the cloud, SaaS services are subject to much greater threats than traditional IT. Without proper management of SaaS risks, SaaS services can easily become the weakest link in your organization, potentially endangering organization survival. In this session, we will enumerate risks and mitigation measures of adopting SaaS services from the cloud customer’s perspective to help protect your organization from SaaS-specific threats.

Presented by Jeffrey Lau, co-lead of the privacy practice at Ribose and member of CSA’s SaaS Governance workgroup, this session explains the notion of SaaS-specific risks including privacy risks, and best practices in managing them in this age of uncertainty.

THE SPEAKER

Jeffrey is Ribose’s Platform Lead, responsible for service-wide improvements of the Ribose secure collaboration platform. With a decade of software engineering experience, he holds bachelors and masters degrees in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge. He is passionate in protecting individual privacy rights, particularly on the privacy impact of technology as well as methods to mitigate them through technology. Jeffrey is a part of the CSA SaaS Governance and Internet of Things working groups, serves technical committees at the OpenID Foundation and is a lead auditor in information security management systems (ISO/IEC 27001), IT service management (ISO/IEC 20000-1) as well as business continuity management systems (ISO 22301).

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

Participants can claim 1.5 CPE.

DATE: January 5, 2017 (Thursday)

TIME: 4:30 – 6:30 pm

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

 

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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