Hong Kong office of CIO promotes green data centre

Victor Lam, JP, Government CIO talks about various initiatives. Victor Lam, JP, Government CIO gave a big salute to the BEAM Society and the Hong Kong Green Building Council for your unceasing efforts in introducing green building practices and assessment tools to promote green data centre development. According to Lam…

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PRC’s data security law comes into affect in Hong Kong

Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Alfred Sit discusses the the Data Security Law of the PRC. The Hong Kong Government has formulated a set of comprehensive government information security incident response mechanism and related measures. Established by the Security Bureau, the Security Regulations include dedicated chapters governing information security for…

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Hong Kong’s deputy CIO talks up latest tech initiatives

The Deputy Government CIO Wong Chi Kwong shared some of the latest developments in the “Hong Kong Smart City Blueprint”. The SAR government announced the first “Hong Kong Smart City Blueprint” (“Blueprint”) in December 2017. The “Blueprint” sets four goals in order to build Hong Kong into a more advanced…

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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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