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"Protect Data, Secure Transaction" Mascot Design Contest Build a Secure Cyberspace 2016


The objective of the “Protect Data, Secure Transaction” Mascot Design Contest is to raise the awareness of information security, adoption of security best practices to protect corporate data and personal sensitive information, and appeal to the public to be vigilant when using online services or conducting online transaction and thereby avoid falling into the trap of the criminals.  The mascot design aims to arouse the public to protect data and information, and the importance to secure transaction.  Examples of protective measures include do not use online banking services or conduct online shopping on public computers or through public Wi-Fi; customer data and personal sensitive information should be stored in encrypted storage and transmitted in encrypted communication channel; do not disclose sensitive or credit card information on social networking sites, etc.


The contest is divided into Open Group, Secondary School Group and Primary School Group. The application of each group ended on 29 July 2016. The winning entries listed below are open for public voting from 12 September 2016 to 2 October 2016. The one with the highest number of votes will be awarded the "Most Popular Award".




Release Date: 20 Apr 2016

Date:12 Sep 2016 - 2 Oct 2016

The "Most Popular Award" Public Voting has now ended. Details will be announced later.


Terms and Condition
Voting Mechanism and Procedures
  • Voters fully agree and accept the Terms and Conditions.
  • Voting opens from 12 September 2016 10:00 a.m. to 02 October 2016 11:59 p.m .
  • Every valid e-mail address can cast one vote only. Changes are not allowed after submission.
  • Voters must provide e-mail address.
  • The mascot with the highest total number of votes will be awarded the "Most Popular Award".


Collection of Information

  • Unless otherwise stated, the Organizers will deem all information submitted as confidential. The e-mail address of the voters is only used for voting and contact purposes.



  • The organizers has absolute final decision on any disputes arising from the voting.




Open GroupPrize
ChampionSmartphone (~HK$5,000) 
1st Runner-up

Smart Watch (~HK$3,000)

2nd Runner-upSmart Band (~HK$1,500)
Merit PrizeHK$500 cash coupon


Secondary School Group/

Primary School Group


Trophy + HK$1,500 book coupon

1st Runner-upTrophy + HK$1,000 book coupon
2nd Runner-upTrophy + HK$500 book coupon
Merit PrizeCommendation + HK$300 book coupon 


In order to raise awareness of information security among teachers and students, "Most Supportive School Award" will be awarded to the secondary school and primary school to recognise the active participation.  Each winning school in the respective group will receive a trophy.

Most Supportive

School Award



1st Runner-upTrophy
2nd Runner-upTrophy


The top three winning entries will be posted online for public voting in mid of September 2016.  The one with the highest number of votes will be awarded the "Most Popular Award".

Most Popular AwardPrize
Most Popular Award



(All gift images are for reference only and may deviate from the actual products)


Panel of Judges

  • Panel of Judges is comprised of representatives from organisers, co-organisers and supporting organisations.


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