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The Evolution of Cyber Security Landscape

Date, time & venue

2019-08-27;7:15pm~8:15pm;Rm P4701, Yeung Kin Man Acad Building, City University Hong Kong


The Evolution of Cyber Security Landscape

Date: 27 August 2019

Time: 7:15pm~8:15pm

Venue: Rm P4701, Yeung Kin Man Acad Building, City University Hong Kong

Fees: Free of Charge, first come first serve, registration required

Further enquiries: John Chan: chanjohn@clp.com.hk

Organized by HKIE Electronics Division

Cyberattack nowadays are quite different from that in the past. They are sophisticated, persistent, and may be state sponsored. The attackers are patient to find your security loopholes so that they can have financial gain from the cyberattack.


In this talk, an overview on the most recent types of cyberattack like supply chain attack, ransomware, phishing, DNS attack and IoT attack will be shared.  The talk will also discuss how a comprehensive cyber security framework can help Enterprises to defend cyberattack in a systematic way.  What’s more, there will be an introduction on HKIRC's cyber security initiatives to improve cybersecurity landscape of .hk community.


Speakers Biography

Wilson Wong Ka-wai is the Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (“HKIRC”). A veteran of over 25 years in sales and management experience in private and public companies,  Wilson is helming HKIRC in strategic business development and operational rhythm. Wilson is also responsible at the highest level for furthering HKIRC’s mission to promote Hong Kong as an international centre of e-commerce, and to encourage a better understanding and more effective use of the Internet and related technology in Hong Kong and across the region.


Before joining HKIRC, Wilson was the General Manager of IT Industry Development Division of Hong Kong Productivity Council, oversee HK IT Management Consulting, Cyber Security, Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team (HKCERT), Software Development, Business Process Management and Management Information System (MIS) functions.  He also was Managing Director of SAP Hong Kong and held various key management positions in Microsoft Hong Kong.


Wilson holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (EMBA) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

The event is free of charge. Registration is required. The number of participants is limited to 70. Applications will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. For registration, please complete and return the Standard Reply Form to Mr. John Chan via Email: chanjohn@clp.com.hk. The deadline for registration is 26 Aug 2019. For enquiries, please contact Mr. John Chan via Email: chanjohn@clp.com.hk.






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