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. Each participant can enrol to only one group and should submit only one entry, additional entry will not be considered.
Open group: Open to all Hong Kong residents.
Secondary School Group: Open to all secondary students in Hong Kong
Primary School Group: Open to all primary students in Hong Kong
(All persons involved in the planning and execution of the contest are not eligible for joining the contest. They include but not limited to members of the organising committee, judging panel and their immediate family members.) Application and Submission Period: From 20 April 2016 (Wednesday) to 29 July 2016 (Friday)
Theatre 3, 1/F HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
E-commerce grew to $835 billion in Asia in 2015, the kind of expansion that beckons web retailers around the world. With Asia poised to become the world's biggest e-Commerce market, Hong Kong has taken on the role of a vital hub for the digital economy and cross-border trade in the region. In this seminar, we’ll embrace the lucrative e-business trend and learn from notable retail, hotel and transportation companies to meet high expectations of web users. Success e-Commerce stories will be shared during session. You’ll witness how fast, quality, secure and optimal mobile experiences significantly matter in e-Commerce. We invite you to this seminar, tailored especially for organizations conducting commerce, please register to learn more about the solutions that can help overcome your challenges.
Website is an important tool for businesses to promote service, handle customer relationship management and provide online transaction services. However, some enterprises, especially Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) do not possess resources to secure the websites. Recently, the website of a Hong Kong company was hacked, resulting in the leakage of over 5 million global customer records. The incident became the headline of international news media. The financial impact and damage of reputation to that company was enormous. Therefore, companies should take a serious look at the security of their websites. In this seminar, Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) and security experts will discuss the current web security threats and the “SME Free Web Security Health Check Pilot Scheme” project which promotes the "Check - Act - Verify" approach for web security. The details of the seminar are as follows: