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Information Security Week 2015

The Information Security Week is co-organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium ((ISC)2) with an aim to promote information security awareness among the PolyU community. The event features a combination of information security seminar, workshops and information booths.


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9 – 13 February 2015

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Main campus of PolyU, Hung Hom, Kowloon.

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Staffs and students of PolyU

Opening Ceremony & RTHK InfoSec Tour

Representative of organiser and co-organisers will deliver opening addresses in the opening ceremony.  DJs of RTHK Radio 2 will share the best practices on using mobile devices, cloud services and social networking.

Date: 9 February 2015

Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Venue : N003


Guest / Speaker

Opening Ceremony Mr. Gerrit Bahlman, Director of IT, PolyU
Mr. Owen Wong, Chief Systems Manager, OGCIO
Mr. Clayton Jones, Managing Director, (ISC)², Asia Pacific
download in pdf format RTHK InfoSec Tour DJs of RTHK Radio 2: Robin Pak, Lu, and Dom


The Director of IT, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Mr. Gerrit Bahlam, delivers opening address at the Information Security Week 2015. The Chief Systems Manager, OGCIO, Mr. Owen Wong, delivers opening address at the Information Security Week 2015. The Managing Director, (ISC)², Asia Pacific, Mr. Clayton Jones, delivers opening address at the Information Security Week 2015. Mr. Gerrit Gahlam presents a souvenir to Mr. Owen Wong. Mr. Gerrit Gahlam presents a souvenir to representative of RTHK, Mr. Tony Woo. RTHK DJs, Robin Pak and Lu, hosts Infosec Tour. Infosec Tour with the theme of “Cyber Security Strategy”. Participants paying attention to RTHK’s presentation. Mr. Gerrit Gahlam presents a prize of lucky draw to an audience. Audience enjoy light refreshment after the event.

Information Security Workshops

Experienced IT security consultants and security penetration testers will conduct technical workshops on various hot topics.

Date: 10-12 February 2015

Time: 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Venue: Z414



10 February 2015 Server Hardening
11 February 2015 Web Server Hardening
12 February 2015 Secure Coding in PHP Development


Information security workshop.

Finale Seminar: IT Security in our Daily Life

Prominent information security experts will share with the audiences on the latest trends in cyber threats and their experience in the finale seminar.

Date: 13 February 2015 

Time: 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm 

Venue: Z207



download in pdf format New Development in Personal Data Privacy related to Mobile App Usage Dr Henry Chang, IT Advisor, Office of the Privacy Commissioner for (Personal) Data
download in pdf format Mobile Phones – Smart Doesn't Equal Safe Mr Matthew Wong, Security Consultant, FireEye Inc.
download in pdf format Trend and Tactics of Advanced Persistent Threat Attack Targeting Hong Kong Organisations Mr Matthew Wu, Security Consultant, Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (HKCERT)
The Analysis of the latest APT Attacks in Hong Kong and Conceptual Illustration & Strategy for a Defensive Solution Mr Frankie Li, Member Speaker of (ISC)²


Keynote speech by Dr Henry Chang, Office of the Privacy Commissioner for (Personal) Data, Hong Kong. Keynote speech by Mr. Matthew Wong, FireEye Inc. Keynote speech by Mr. Matthew Wu, Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre. Keynote speech by Mr. Frankie Li, member speaker of ISC².

Information Security Exhibition

Information Security Exhibition will be held during the Information Security Week.

Date: 9-12 February 2015

Venue: Podium, PQ Wing


Decoration of Information Security Week 2015 at main campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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