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Supporting Event: The 12th InfoSecurity Virtual Summit 2020 – Hong Kong (28 Aug 2020)

Date: 28 Aug 2020 (Fri) / 11 Sep 2020 (Fri)
Time: 8:45am – 1:15pm
Venue: Virtual
Language: English
Fee: Complimentary registration is only applicable to first 400 Senior Executives from end user side. A fee of USD850 would be charged otherwise.
Register: https://www.mighkevents.com/infosec2020

Highlight:
Carrying the theme of “Redefining Cyber Security in The Age of Insecurity”, the 12th Annual InfoSecurity Summit 2020, as the industry’s most important annual meeting for Information Security leaders and professionals, will bring together a galaxy of influential and disruptive Cyber Security Experts and thought leaders to share the latest information security trends and emerging technologies to thwart cyber attacks. Specially designed for Information Security Decision Makers & Professionals Across All Industries, this summit will unveil effective approaches to defense and lay out a roadmap for enterprise to prepare for tomorrow’s New Forms of Attack.

For detail: https://www.mighkevents.com/infosec2020

Data Privacy Assessment and ISO/IEC 27701 (10 Aug 2020)

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Date: 10 Aug 2020 (Mon)
Time: 8:30pm – 9:30pm
Venue: Webinar – Participant shall prepare his/her own electronic device (e.g. Desktop, Notebook or Mobile, etc.) with Internet access.
Speaker: Mr. Chris Yau (CISA, CISM, CDPSE)
Language: Cantonese
Fee: Free (Pre-registration is required.)
Register: https://bit.ly/pisa200810

Highlight:
– Data privacy is more than just information security
– A brief introduction to ISO/IEC 27701
– The relationship between ISO/IEC 27701 and GDPR (and other privacy regulations)
– Establishing a Privacy Information Management System

Speaker Profile:
Chris is currently the Deputy Director of Products and Services Development at the Certifications and Business Enhancement Division of SGS Hong Kong Limited, responsible for business development and execution of ICT related assessments. He has over 20 years of supply chain security-related audit and teaching experience in both manufacturing and IT sectors, cargo and freight security, covering over 1200 man-days of audits and over 300 companies. He is a qualified lead auditor in ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 20000, ISO/IEC 27017, ISO/IEC 27018, ISO/IEC 27701, CSA-STAR, EuroCloud-Star, and ISO 28000. Recently, his focus is on data privacy assessment against GDPR and ISO/IEC 27701.

The Webinar is conducted in Cantonese with English Presentation Material.
Please install Zoom software/app for your PC, Mobile or Tablet.
For the Meeting ID and Passcode, it will be sent by a separated email after the registration.

Supporting Event: Secure your virtual banking on the Cloud (6 Aug 2020)

Date: 6 Aug 2020 (Thur)
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Venue: Webinar
Fee: Free
Register: https://csahkm.org/2020/07/23/csa-hkm-knowledge-sharing-event-aug-2020/

Highlight:
Is Virtual Bank one of the services you would like to try? But is that secure enough? How to use that securely? This month we invited Captain (Rtd) Samuel NG of Welab Bank to give an interesting and technical topic on “Secure your virtual banking on the Cloud”.

Exciting times for Hong Kong in the realm of Fintech. With 8 bold challengers given the honor of virtual bank licenses, innovative digital banking services are coming real soon and definitely here to stay in the pearl of oriental. Virtual banks are expected to bring new dynamics to the traditional bricks-and-mortar banking sector and enable the city to align with the world’s market in Fintech development.

Upcoming debut of Virtual Banking services packaged with innovative and creativity by riding the cloud computing to the bank of the future, this excitement, however, leads to a higher controversially dynamic cybersecurity risks. VBs offering data-centric banking services with operations heavily rely on the cloud & internet are vulnerable to malicious attacks with various intentions.

Arguably virtual banks come with less physical and legacy trails offers better security, a new sets of challenges arise in cloud security. Fuel with “Go Big or Go Home” and “Do 10x better” mindset, Welab Bank’s Cybersecurity Team always walk the extra mile out of the comfort zone enforcing trust and security while deliver customer-centric services, aiming high to be the winner in Fintech Era.

For detail: https://csahkm.org/2020/07/23/csa-hkm-knowledge-sharing-event-aug-2020/

Supporting Event: Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP®) Official Training (20-24 Jul 2020)

Date: 20-24 Jul 2020
Time: 09:00 – 18:00
Venue: 1/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon
Language: Cantonese with Handout in English
Fee: Early Bird $12,500 / Normal $13,500 ($1000 discount for Member of PISA)
Register: https://www.home.hkpcacademy.org/en/2020/04/17/10009916-cloud-security-certification-ccsp-certified-cloud-security-professional/

Highlight:
In the ever-changing world of the cloud computing, you will face unique security challenges every day – from new threats, sensitive data to unskilled internal team members.
Take command of the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP®), the premier cloud security certification, in order to address these challenges.
The CCSP is a global credential representing the highest standard of cloud security expertise. It was co-established by (ISC)² and Cloud Security Alliance – the leading stewards for information security and cloud computing security.

For detail: https://www.home.hkpcacademy.org/en/2020/04/17/10009916-cloud-security-certification-ccsp-certified-cloud-security-professional/

Supporting Event: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) Official Training (8-12 Jun 2020)

Date: 8-12 Jun 2020
Time: 09:00 – 18:00
Venue: 1/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon
Language: Cantonese with Handout in English
Fee: Early Bird $12,500 / Normal $13,500 ($1000 discount for Member of PISA)
Register: https://www.home.hkpcacademy.org/en/2020/04/15/10010086-certified-information-systems-security-professional-cissp-official-training/

Highlight:
Prove you have what it takes to protect your organisation from malicious hackers and threats with the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification. Demonstrate your knowledge, advance your career and become a member of a 130,000-strong community of cybersecurity leaders setting the bar for professionals across the information security workforce.

For detail: https://www.home.hkpcacademy.org/en/2020/04/15/10010086-certified-information-systems-security-professional-cissp-official-training/

Survival During The Epidemic Part II – The Struggling of Using Video Conferencing Tools Webinar (12 May 2020)

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Date: 12 May 2020 (Tue)
Time: 8:30pm – 9:30pm
Venue: Webinar – Participant shall prepare his/her own electronic device (e.g. Desktop, Notebook or Mobile, etc.) with Internet access.
Speaker: Mr. Mike Lo (CCSK, CISSP, CISA, CISM, PMP, Certified SAP Consultant, MCSE)
Language: Cantonese
Fee: Free (Pre-registration is required.)
Register: https://bit.ly/pisa200512

Highlight:
As an IT professional, how do you deal with the pandemic situation while you are Work-From-Home (WFH)? Have you tried using Video Conference?

The coronavirus pandemic situation hasn’t yet under controlled in recent weeks, video conferencing tools are more frequently used to communicate with your peers and clients, as a good security practice, have you ever evaluated the security level of video conferencing tools that are being used? Are there any default settings that are vulnerable and easily exploited by the attacker? Any possibility that your sensitive meeting conversation leaks owing to the misconfiguration or poor setup.

PISA has the honor to have Mike Lo share with our members, via Webinar, his invaluable advice for using Video Conferencing Tools as an IT professional during the pandemic situation.

During the webinar, Mike will talk about the security tips for using Video Conferencing (VC) tools, there is a number of suggested rules and best practices stated in the material, as well as screen capture of different VC tools’ setting, these settings are also mentioned in the latest Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) Work-From-Home Guideline released on Apr 29th, 2020.

The Webinar is conducted in Cantonese with English Presentation Material.
Please install Zoom software/app for your PC, Mobile or Tablet.
For the Meeting ID and Passcode, it will be sent by a separated email after the registration.

BIO Data of Mike
Mike is currently working for a Swiss-based CREST Certified Cyber Security Assessment company “wizlynx group” with the role of “Director, Cyber Security Services” looking after Hong Kong and Taiwan Markets, he is also the Program Director of PISA, Founder and Chairman of HK CTF Association, Convener of Car Hacking Village HK, frequent SSO Trainer for ISC2 HK Chapter and Founder of HITCONxCHANGE.

Mike holds professional qualifications such as CCSK, IPv6 Sage, CISSP, CISA, CISM, PMP, SAP Certified Consultant, MCSE, and MCNE.

For full version of Mike’s BIO, kindly check https://www.linkedin.com/in/hkmikelo/

Supporting Event: Build a Secure Cyberspace 2020 “Cyber Security Challenges in the Pandemic” Webinar (8 May 2020)

Date: 8 May 2020 (Fri)
Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Webinar – Participant shall prepare his/her own electronic device (e.g. Desktop, Notebook or Mobile, etc.) with Internet access.
Language: Cantonese
Fee: Free (Pre-registration is required.)
Register: https://www.hkcert.org/my_url/en/event/20050801

Highlight:
This seminar is jointly organized by the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre, the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer and the Hong Kong Police Force. In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, organisations including government, enterprises and schools, ramp up remote working and e-learning. While remote working and e-learning may bring you much convenience, you should stay vigilant to prevent the risk of personal data leakage and cyber attacks by malicious attackers. The webinar will invite information security experts to share their experiences on this subject.

For detail: https://www.hkcert.org/my_url/en/event/20050801

Survival during epidemic, live version of an IT Professional IT人疫景求生 真人版 (6 Apr 2020)

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Date: 6 Apr 2020 (Mon)
Time: 8:30pm – 9:30pm
Venue: Webinar by Zoom. Participant shall prepare his/her own electronic device (e.g. Desktop, Notebook or Mobile, etc.) with Internet access.
Speaker: Mr. Young Wo Sang (CISSP CISA CEI ECSA CHFI CIFI CEH ITIL(v3)F ISO/IEC 20000 Auditor)
Language: Cantonese
Fee: Free (Pre-registration is required.)
Register: https://bit.ly/pisa200406

Highlight:
Perhaps the most popular global topic nowadays is COVID-19….
You may have learned from TV News that one of our PISA veterans, Mr. Young Wo Sang, who was forced to stay in the cruise ship in Japan for few weeks due to other COVIN-19 infected passengers. Even returned to HK, Sang and other passengers were also required to stay in the quarantine camp for two weeks….
Started with a happy cruise trip with family but turned out with an unexpected quarantine camping, it was not an enjoyable experience. However, something’s lost but something’s gained. It gives Sang new idea on how to face with unexpected situation, continue with his connections with other people or even work remotely in the ship.
PISA has the honor to have Sang to share with our members, via Webinar, his invaluable experiences and challenges as a traveler and an IT professional during such unexpected adverse situation.

BIO Data of Sang
Mr. Young Wo Sang is an information security specialist with expertise in information security consultation and training. He is one of the Elected Members of the Information Technology Subsector, Election Committee of HKSAR Government receiving a high vote among all candidates in the 2006 & 2011 election. In 2008, he was elected as a Director, Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited, serviced till 2016.

Education Background
Higher Diploma in Computer Engineering (CityU)
Professional Qualifications
CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CWSP, CWNA, CIFI
Industry or Public Services
Convener, Information Security and Privacy Working Group, Internet Society Hong Kong

COVID-19 and Sang
Coronavirus: Hongkongers stuck on the Diamond Princess in Japan struggle with boredom, cabin fever and the threat of infection
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/society/article/3049916/coronavirus-hongkongers-stuck-diamond-princess-japan

(ISC)² Think Tank Webinars

The (ISC)² Think Tank is a 60-minute roundtable webinar where influential security experts present and debate on a range of thought-leadership topics surrounding today’s most pressing security challenges and take a deeper look at how they relate to a particular industry or region.

Below is a searchable library of recorded (ISC)² Think Tanks on a variety of hot topics within information security. To view the webinar, click on the PLAY button and you will receive instructions on how to activate the player.

https://www.isc2.org/en/News-and-Events/Webinars/ThinkTank

For questions and technical issues, please contact https://support.brighttalk.com/hc/en-us.

Creating an account with BrightTALK webinars is separate from your (ISC)² member login. You will only be asked to create an account one time.

Volunteer and Earn CPEs

Want to get involved with (ISC)² and earn CPEs at the same time? Consider volunteering for one of our examination development workshops, or as an Exam Proctor.

Write Test Questions for an (ISC)² Examination

(ISC)² holds several examination development workshops throughout the year in different parts of the U.S., as well as in Europe, Asia and other parts of the globe. Workshops are open to all (ISC)² members holding relevant credentials. For example, to attend a CISSP workshop, a member must be CISSP certified and in good standing. (ISC)² does not provide financial compensation to its members for attending the workshop; however, it pays volunteers’ travel costs, lodging and out-of-pocket expenses incurred while travelling to attend the workshop.

Additionally, members earn one credit of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hour for every hour worked at the workshop. After the workshop is completed, CPE credits are submitted on member’s behalf to their account by (ISC)². Volunteer via the member website: https://www.isc2.org

Proctor (ISC)² Examinations

Earn 8 CPEs for proctoring (ISC)² exams. Volunteer with (ISC)² by sending your request to volunteer@isc2.org. Please specify you’d like to volunteer to proctor (ISC)² exams.

New Official CISSP Study App!

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official App

(ISC)² recently released a new CISSP app based on the bestselling Sybex study guide by James Michael Stewart, Mike Chapple and Darril Gibson. It includes flashcards, study questions, practice tests covering 100% of all exam objectives, and 450+ realistic practice questions to help students assess their exam readiness.  Questions include in-depth explanations to help them understand why the correct answers are correct and the incorrect answers are incorrect.  There are over 370 flashcards to help review important testable concepts.  Assessments, multiple practice questions, and mock tests are available for better prepare for the exam.  Test reviews with detailed explanations are also available.

Get the Official CISSP App at Google Play or from the App Store today.

Supporting Event: HKCS Enterprise Architecture Specialist Group Seminar 2019 (16 Dec 2019)

Date: 16 December 2019 (Monday)
Time: 2:00pm – 6:00pm (Registration starts at 1:30pm)
Venue: 6/F, Happy Valley Stands, Happy Valley Racecourse, Happy Valley
Language: English
Fee: HKD 200 / HKD 100 (Early-bird till 25-Oct)
Register: https://bit.ly/33p9l9F

Highlight:
This Half-Day Seminar is the largest Enterprise Architecture seminar in Hong Kong organised by Hong Kong Computer Society Enterprise Architecture Specialist Group (HKCS EASG). Coming to the 7th year, the theme of this year is “Agility and Governance in Digital Age”. Case sharing in the use of latest technologies, such as IoT, Data Analytics, AI, Micro-services, DevOps, Containers, etc. for technology innovation and fit to digital business. How Enterprise Architects and IT leaders introduce agility and governance into such digital transformation journey.
In this seminar, several experienced IT leaders in major organisations will discuss their viewpoints and real-world experience in agility and governance in the digital era. They will cover not only the best practices but also the challenges and lessons learnt. This event is also an invaluable opportunity for us to network with the speakers and other IT architects to exchange knowledge and share experience.

For detail: https://www.anpasia.com/newsletterweb/4143594079434B584279454359/

Supporting Event: DragonCon 2019 (7 Dec 2019)

Date: 7 December 2019 (Sat)
Time: 10:00am – 6:30pm
Venue: Function Room 2, Level 3, Core E, Cyberport 3
Language: English
Fee: HKD 1,200 / (Please approach info@pisa.org.hk for limited free ticket)
Register: https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/dragoncon-2019-tickets-75866110579

Highlight:
Following a successful event in 2018, Hong Kong’s premier security research group Dragon Threat Labs is hosting DragonCon, possibly the most technically-intensive security conference borne out of Hong Kong.
Come to join us, make friends and see the cybercity!

For detail: https://dragoncon.hk/