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“Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2022” Local Cyber Security Young Talents Grow Ever Stronger as More World CTF Players Join the Battle

(Hong Kong, 19 December 2022) The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and its Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) jointly organised the “Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2022” (CTF Challenge 2022), aiming...
19 Dec 2022 152 Views

“HKT Hong Kong Enterprise Cyber Security Readiness Index” Surpasses 50 for the First Time Staff Security Awareness Still Requires Big Improvement

(Hong Kong, 10 November 2022) The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) released the results of the “HKT Hong Kong Enterprise Cyber Security Readiness Index 2022” today. The Overall Index rose for the second successive year and surpassed 50 for the first time...
10 Nov 2022 123 Views

APCERT Cyber Drill 2022 “Data Breach Through Security Malpractice”

The Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) today has successfully completed its annual drill to test the response capability of leading Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRT) within the Asia Pacific economies.   The theme of this year’s APCERT Drill is “Data...
26 Aug 2022 291 Views

HKCERT Publishes Incident Response Guideline for SMEs to Enhance Information Security Incident Handling Competence

(Hong Kong, 8 August 2022) Security incident reports received by the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) under the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) have remained high in recent years, i.e. an annual average of around...
8 Aug 2022 171 Views

HKCERT Annual Report 2021

Please click to download HKCERT Annual Report 2021.
7 Apr 2022 379 Views

Cyber Attacks Become More Complex and Diversified Phishing Attacks Reach New High HKCERT Calls on Public to Raise Awareness of Information Security

(Hong Kong, 10 February 2022) The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council today announced a review on the information security situation in Hong Kong in 2021 and the forecast for 2022. In the past year...
10 Feb 2022 6338 Views

HKCERT Urges Local IT Users to Patch Apache “Log4j” Vulnerability ASAP

(Hong Kong, 16 December 2021) The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council is urging local IT users to patch their systems as soon as possible in light of the discovery of a critical vulnerability in Apache...
16 Dec 2021 577 Views

“Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2021” Award Presentation Ceremony Recognises Cyber Security Future Talents

The “Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2021”, jointly organised by the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and its Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT), held its award presentation ceremony today to recognise the outstanding efforts of...
13 Dec 2021 753 Views

HKCERT Urges Users of Remote Access Tools and NAS Devices to Beware of Ransomware Attacks

(Hong Kong, 19 October 2021) The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council is urging local users of remote access tools and network-attached storage (NAS) devices to step up security to fend off...
20 Oct 2021 722 Views

“HKT Hong Kong Enterprise Cyber Security Readiness Index 2021” Up 2.7 Points to 49.6 Both Enterprises and Employees Are Urged to Strengthen Cyber Security Awareness to Defend Against Cyber Attacks Amid Rampant Phishing Emails

Updated on 27-October-2021: The full report of “HKT HK Enterprise Cyber Security Readiness Index 2021” has been added below.   The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) released the results of the “HKT Hong Kong Enterprise Cyber Security Readiness Index 2021...
29 Sep 2021 453 Views