IoT and applying it to different fields in Hong Kong

Huang Jingwen, Assistant Government Chief Information Officer (Industry Development) discusses the importance of IoT for HK. The technology and application of the Internet of Things have developed rapidly around the world. According to the results of the “IDC Global Internet of Things Decision Makers Survey 2019”, it is found that 63.5…

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Hong Kong’s cyber security landscape

Jason Pun, assistant government CIO (Cyber Security & Digital Identity) talks through cyber security in HK. The cyber security landscape in Hong Kong, according to the figures of the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT), has about 6,300 incident reports in the first three quarters of 2020.…

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New model of big data and big application in Hong Kong

Lin Weiqiao, JP, Government CIO Hong Kong made a speech at the Beijing-Hong Kong Information Service Industry Cooperation With the advent of the era of big data, the country has upgraded the development and application of big data as a national strategy as early as 2015. According to the “Research…

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Hong Kong will benefit from 5G and Cloud

Hong Kong Government CIO shared his views on the technology at various events A smart city requires 5G, said Lin Weiqiao, JP, Hong Kong Government Chief Information Officer. He made his speech during the “Connecting Cities-5G and Wi-Fi” technology forum jointly organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information…

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Global tech leaders spent billions to secure work from home

Despite financial investments, companies experienced attacks. Companies globally spent the equivalent of around US$15B extra a week on technology to enable safe and secure home working during COVID-19, reveals the 2020 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey. This was one of the biggest surges in technology investment in history – with the world’s IT…

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Beyond COVID-19 hiring in Singapore: Four areas of growth to boost IT talent

Digital capabilities to help customers during pandemic. The COVID-19 crisis has had a profound impact on most industries in Singapore, and this is particularly true of the tech space, said Grant Torrens, regional director of Hays in Singapore. “Alongside Singapore’s commitment to becoming a smart nation, the pandemic has accelerated…

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SA Department for Education automates ID management

The Department’s CIO talks about the project, his role and getting through a pandemic. The South Australian Department for Education has implemented Micro Focus’ identity management solution to provide automated account creation and a unified access point via usernames and passwords. The solution will ensure users have seamless access to…

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Profile: CIO challenges of working for a corporate Commonwealth entity

Mike Brett CIO of Hearing Australia gives some unique insights 15 months into his tenure. Working for a corporate Commonwealth entity has its unique challenges for Mike Brett chief information officer at Hearing Australia. While it competes in a commercial market, Hearing Australia also has a responsibility to its major…

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Blaming employees for a cyber security attack is toxic

CIOs and CISOs need to move on from the way cyber security have been done for the last 50 year. CIOs and CISOs have a lot on their plate right now and a lot of things to think about. But security is more than just some ransomware or encrypting a…

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