Hong Kong’s financial services industry needs cybersecurity strategy

FSDC releases report based on evolving landscape. Financial services industry is a prime target of cybercriminals. With developments in the post-COVID-19 era – including licensed virtual financial services, increasing reliance on cloud and online collaboration tools, etc. – the future cyber universe will become more complex, presenting more urgent need…

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Pandemic raises cyber security issues in Hong Kong

Secretary for Innovation and Technology Xue Yongheng talks about the rise of cyber security incidents in the country during the pandemic. In the past year or so, the COVID-19 disease has ravaged the world and changes the business model of enterprises and the living habits of citizens; remote business, working…

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The digital transformation that is changing Hong Kong

It is cloud technology that is proving most critical to Hong Kong’s development . As the economic recession triggered by social unrest was compounded by the global pandemic, recruitment budgets for Hong Kong SAR businesses were constricted. However, as the economy has stabilised, hiring plans are being reappraised and the…

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Phishing fraud increased by 35 per cent in Hong Kong

The Police Force recorded more than 12,900 technology crimes in 2020. In 2020, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (Incident Coordination Center) handled more than 8,300 security incidents, a 12 per cent drop from the previous year, and the number of botnet incidents also decreased by 16…

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Swire Properties empowers Hong Kong properties with 5G

Renowned multinational and local enterprises across different industries in Hong Kong. Swire Properties in Hong Kong has empowered Taikoo Place and Pacific Place as one of the first business hubs in the city with 5G connectivity in indoor and outdoor spaces to deliver the most optimal occupant experiences at these…

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Global Switch enters the final stage for its Hong Kong Data Centre

Data centre construction began in 2017. Global Switch, the developer of large-scale network dense, carrier and cloud neutral multi-customer data centres in Europe and Asia-Pacific, has announced the launch of the final stage of its Hong Kong data centre, located in the Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate. The 100MVA data…

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Budgets and tech innovation in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Secretary for Innovation and Technology Xue Yongheng on the new measures in the field of innovation and technology in Hong Kong budget 2021. Innovation and technology is an important driving force for future economic development. The current government has invested more than 100 billion yuan to support the…

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Acceleration of remote learning and working creates cyber security issues

Assistant government CIO offers businesses and community to be vigilent. Hong Kong’s assistant government CIO Pan Shiqiang said that under the raging COVID-19 disease, remote work, online teaching, and remote business operations have all become the new normal of life, making mobile devices quicker to become mainstream Internet devices. He…

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