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The Myth of Ransomware

This seminar will be opened for enrolment on 13 April 2016 at 11:00am. The "Login to Enrol" button is NOT available before 13 April at 11:00am.

Event Details:

Speaker : Mr Patrick LAM, Director, IT Security, Crowe Horwath (HK) Corporate Security Services Limited

Date : 9 May 2016 (Monday)

Time : 7:00pm - 9:00pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm)

Venue : Ming Hua Hall, 4/F., St. James' Settlement, No. 85 Stone Nullah Lane, Wanchai, Hong Kong (Please click here to see the map)

Language : Cantonese (no simultaneous translation)

CPD Credit : 2 hours

Fee : HK$100-

About the Seminar:

You may have read from news headlines about businesses and schools threatened by ransomware. Access to the infected computers' data has been restricted one way or the other. We will provide you an introduction of this malware and the precautions that you may take.

Topic outline:

(1) About ransomware

(2) Cases review

(3) Takeaways

About the Speaker:

Patrick is a director of Crowe Horwath (HK) Corporate Security Services Limited specialized in IT security. He is a retired Police Superintendent with more than 37 years of experience with the Hong Kong Police Force. Between 2002 and 2010, he was the officer-in-charge of the Technology Crime Division within the Commercial Crime Bureau. The Division is responsible for setting up the Force’s capability and strategies in the investigation and detection of technology crimes in Hong Kong, collection and examination of digital evidence in a forensically sounded manner, and promotion of public awareness in technology crime prevention.

CPD Hours:

Completed CPD hours will be granted to attendees who have attended a full session of seminar. For those who have not attended full session, the number of CPD hours will be discounted accordingly. For the exact recognition of the CPD hours, please check with the respective Institute or Association.

Bad Weather Arrangement:

This event may be cancelled or re-scheduled when typhoon no.8 or black rainstorm warning is hoisted. Please refer to our website for the arrangement.


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