Hong Kong commits to securing mobile phones against cyber attacks

Assistant Government Chief Information Officer of Hong Kong talks through safe mobile practises. The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), the Hong Kong Police Force and the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre jointly held a session to inform people on safe mobile phone practises. According…

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HK Office of Govt. CIO provides support for big data projects

Contractors used to develop social media analytics platform. The Hong Kong Office of the Government of CIO (OGCIO) has provided various policy bureaux/government departments (B/Ds) to assist them in implementing big data analytics projects. This includes developing a social media analytics platform (the analytics platform) so that B/Ds may, by…

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HK OGCIO explains privacy issues of newly created COVID app

Reassurances after concerns noted over access rights of the mobile app. The Hong Kong Office of the Government CIO’s (OGCIO) recent creation and launch of the “LeaveHomeSafe” COVID-19 exposure notification mobile app, has garnered media concern over privacy issues regarding the access rights of the mobile app. The concern centred…

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Hong Kong Government promotes cross-sector cyber security information sharing

OGCIO encourages more public and private organisations to take part in the cross-sector sharing of cyber security information. The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) has formalised the Partnership Programme for Cyber Security Information Sharing, also known as Cybersec Infohub, from September. The OGCIO will partner with the…

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