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“Smart Home, Safe Living” 1-Page Comic Drawing Contest

“Smart Home, Safe Living” 1-Page Comic Drawing Contest

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The results of the contest have been announced. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all contestants for their active participation.




The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, Hong Kong Police Force and the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre jointly organise the “Smart Home, Safe Living” 1-Page Comic Drawing Contest. The objective of the contest is to raise public awareness of information security and encourage the adoption of security best practices, with a view to enhancing public concern about the security of Internet devices. With 1-page comic drawings, participants can demonstrate through stories the cyber security risks and threats posed to Internet devices (e.g. IP cameras, wireless routers, etc.) and the respective preventive measures to protect the operation of the devices and the privacy of personal data against hackers.

 

“Smart Home, Safe Living” 1-Page Comic Drawing Contest

 

Winning and Shortlisted Entries of Open Group
Winning and Shortlisted Entries of Secondary School Group
Winning and Shortlisted Entries of Primary School Group

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Objective and Theme

The objective of the “Smart Home, Safe Living” 1-Page Comic Drawing Contest is to raise public awareness of information security and encourage the adoption of security best practices, with a view to enhancing public concern about the security of Internet devices. With 1-page comic drawings, participants can demonstrate through stories the cyber security risks and threats posed to Internet devices (e.g. IP cameras, wireless routers, etc.) and the respective preventive measures to protect the operation of the devices and the privacy of personal data against hackers. Examples of preventive measures include changing the default accounts and passwords of Internet devices, installing the latest software and firmware updates, and disabling unnecessary wireless communication features and services in Internet devices, etc.

Category

  • Open Category
  • Secondary School Category
  • Primary School Category

Each category has a champion, a 1st runner-up, a 2nd runner-up and a merit prize.

"Most Supportive School Award" (three winners) will be awarded to the secondary schools and primary schools to recognise their active participation.

Submission Deadline

21 July 2017

Organisers

Government Computer Emergency Response Team Hong Kong of the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau of the Hong Kong Police Force

Co-organisers

Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Fully Supported by

Education Bureau Microsoft Hong Kong Hong Kong Comics & Animation Federation
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prize section iconPrizes

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Open Category

Champion Surface Pro 4 (around HK$7,000) Surface Pro 4 image
1st runner-up Xbox One Console with Game Bundle and Kinect Sensor (around HK$3,800) Xbox One Console with Game Bundle and Kinect Sensor image
2nd runner-up Xbox One Console with Game Bundle (around HK$2,600) Xbox One Console with Game Bundle image
Merit Prize HK$500 cash coupon

Secondary School Category / Primary School Category

Champion Trophy + HK$1,500 Book Coupon
1st runner-up Trophy + HK$1,000 book coupon
2nd runner-up Trophy + HK$500 book coupon
Merit Prize Certificate of Commendation + HK$ 300 Book Coupon

Most Supportive School Award

To promote the awareness of information security to schools and their teachers and students, a “Most Supportive School Award” is available in the Secondary School and Primary School categories respectively to recognise the active participation of schools. Each winning school will receive a trophy.
Champion Trophy
1st runner-up Trophy
2nd runner-up Trophy
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Submission Period

From 3 April 2017 (Monday) to 21 July 2017 (Friday)

Judging Criteria

  • 40% Content and Rendition - Serving to promote public awareness of information security/encourage the adoption of security best practices; the comic story shall meet the objective of the contest
  • 30% Design and Creativity - Creative concept, originality and interest value
  • 30% Artistic Presentation - Aesthetic appeal, drawing techniques and visual effects

Announcement of Results

The results decided by the Panel of Judges will be announced in early September 2017. Winners will be notified individually to receive their awards.

Award Presentation Ceremony

An award presentation ceremony will be held at the public seminar of “Build a Secure Cyberspace 2017” campaign at the Hong Kong Productivity Council Building in September 2017.

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basic specification section iconBasic Specification of Entries

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Each submission must meet the following requirements:
  • Participants must draw the comics on a piece of A4-size white paper. To foster creativity and innovation, there is no upper limit on the number of panels for a comic drawing.
  • The panels in a comic drawing must be orderly arranged from left to right and from top to bottom.
  • If the comic drawing includes any text content, either a Chinese or English text is accepted.
  • The comic drawing must be painted in colour. There is no restriction on the painting tools used.
  • There is no restriction on the styles and drawing tools adopted. Both hand-drawn or computer-aided designs are acceptable. If a computer-aided design is used, the use of clip art defaulted by computer software is not allowed.
  • The name of the comic drawing must be stated in the application form.
  • The comic drawing must have a brief description of not more than 150 words to describe its design.
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application section iconSubmission Methods

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Method 1: Online Submission

Method 2: Email Submission

Method 3: Submission by Post or in Person


Method 1: Online Submission

Specification of Entries

Apart from complying with the above Basic Specifications of Entries, all entries must also meet the following requirements:

  • If hand-drawn, the entry should be scanned into an electronic image file in PNG, JPG, TIFF or BMP format (with at least 300 dpi).
  • If in a computer-aided design, the entry should be exported as an electronic image file in PNG, JPG, TIFF or BMP format (with at least 300 dpi).
  • The size of the electronic image file submitted should be less than or equal to 10MB. If the file size is greater than 10MB, please use a compression utility to compress the file as ZIP format.

Online Submission

Participants are required to fill in the online application form and upload the electronic image file at

https://form.jotform.me/hkcert/securecyberspace2017

By clicking the above URL, your browser will open a new tab and redirect to an online form.

If anything is missing in the applications, the participants will be disqualified. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Method 2: Email Submission

Specification of Entries

Apart from complying with the above Basic Specification of Entries, all entries must also meet the following requirements:

  • If hand-drawn, the entry should be scanned into an electronic image file in PNG, JPG, TIFF or BMP format (with at least 300 dpi).
  • If in a computer-aided design, the entry should be exported as an electronic image file in PNG, JPG, TIFF or BMP format (with at least 300 dpi).
  • The size of the electronic image file submitted should be less than or equal to 10MB. If the file size is greater than 10MB, please use a compression utility to compress the file as ZIP format.
  • The completed and signed application form should be scanned into a PDF file.

Application Form

Application Form (MS Word format):word document icon

Application Form (PDF format):pdf document icon

Email Submission

Each submission must include the following items (if anything is missing in the applications, the participants will be disqualified):

  • A completed and signed application form in PDF file
  • An electronic image file (or ZIP file) of the entry

The completed application form, together with the work, should be submitted via email to the following email address:

           event@hkcert.org

Please mark “Smart Home, Safe Living – 1-Page Comic Drawing Contest” and the participating category on the subject field of the email. Late submissions will not be accepted (the email submission date shall be based on the recipient’s time stamp).

Method 3: Submission by Post or in Person

Specification of Entries

Apart from complying with the above Basic Specification of Entries, all entries must also meet the following requirements:

  • If in a computer-aided design, the entry should be printed on a piece of A4-size white paper, and exported as an electronic image file in PNG, JPG, TIFF or BMP format (with at least 300 dpi) and stored in a CD/DVD for submission.

Application Form

Application Form (MS Word format):word document icon

Application Form (PDF format):pdf document icon

Submission by Post or in Person

Each submission must include the following items (if anything is missing in the applications, the participants will be disqualified):

  • A completed and signed application form
  • A hand-drawn or printed coloured entry
  • A CD/DVD containing the softcopy of the 1-page comic drawing if a computer-aided design is used

The completed application form, together with the work and required documents, should be submitted either by post or in person during office hours (Monday to Friday: 9 am - 6 pm) to the following address:

           Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre
           HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue
           Kowloon, Hong Kong

Please mark “Smart Home, Safe Living – 1-Page Comic Drawing Contest” and the participating category on the envelope. Late submissions will not be accepted (the submission date shall be based on the postmark).

 

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Terms and Conditions iconTerms and Conditions

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  • Each participant can enrol to only one of the categories and should submit only one entry. Additional entries will be rendered void.
  • All submitted entries must be the participants’ original works that have not won any award in other competitions. If the entries had entered other competitions, the participants should ensure that the copyright of the entries does not belong to any organisation. The participants shall assume responsibility for any disputes over copyright. The Organisers/Co-organisers accept no responsibility for such disputes.
  • All submitted entries and their brief descriptions of the design concepts shall not be returned.
  • All submitted entries must be the participants’ original works that have not been published before, and should not infringe any copyright and intellectual property rights. The copyright of all submitted entries is vested solely in the Organisers. Participants shall agree that the Organisers can at any time display, reprint, reproduce, use or modify their entries for any purposes, and that the Organisers are not required to notify the participants and pay them copyright fees.
  • Participants shall agree and accept the publishing in any forms and the public display of their entries, and the production of these entries into any items by the Organisers/Co-organisers, e.g. the public display or publishing of the entries in public exhibitions, the websites, social networking sites, mobile applications or publications of the Organisers/Co-organisers; the production of these entries into any items, such as souvenirs or calendars, etc.
  • The Organisers reserve the right not to use in whole or in part the submitted entries. No dispute shall be raised by the participants concerned.
  • All submitted entries must not contain obscene or indecent content.
  • Names, products or services of any companies or entities or any third-party trademarks, logos shall not be contained or referred to in all entries. No entries shall be used for the promotion of any brands, products or services.
  • The Organisers have the right not to accept any improper entries or entries not aligning with the theme and specifications of the contest. If there are doubts that the entries have infringed the intellectual property rights of other persons, the Organisers have the right to disqualify them from entering or winning the contest.
  • The participants shall participate in publicity events related to the contest upon invitation of the Organisers.
  • The contest results decided by the Panel of Judges shall be final. Participants shall abide by the decisions and shall not raise objection.
  • Participants shall abide by the regulations of the contest and all other terms and conditions set out in the application form.
  • The Organisers reserve the right to interpret and revise the regulations of the contest and all other terms and conditions set out in the application form. Participants shall not raise objection.
  • Participants have the right of access and correction with respect to their personal data as stipulated in Sections 18 and 22 and Principle 6 of Schedule 1 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, and have the right to obtain a copy of their personal data provided in the application form.
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Please contact the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre by calling 2788 5884 or by email to event@hkcert.org.

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