PAST EVENTS Online Brand and Presence Development: New Top Level Domains (TLD), Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) & Search Engine Optimization (SEO) (Jul 6)
Our very own Vice-Chair of ISOC HK, Edmon Chung presented about Online Brand and Presence Development: New Top Level Domains (TLD), Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) & Search Engine Optimization (SEO) on July 6th. He intrigued the participates by discussing the development of domain name usage, especially the utilization of strategic portfolio of domains, and brand and presence development online, especially how it relates to Search Engine Optimization (“SEO”) and Search Engine Marketing (“SEM”). He shared how it can impact of the imminent introduction of new TLDs and the potential of internationalized domain names (“IDNs”), and how the Asian market may significantly be changed in the future as it catches up with the US and European domain industry.
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UPCOMING EVENTS SUPPORTED BY ISOC HKCertificate of Cloud Security Knowledge Basic/Plus (Sep 6)
The CSSK courses focus on security best practices defined in Cloud Security Alliance’s cloud security guidance. Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is a leader in developing cloud security best practices, or standards. The CCSK Basic course is lecture only, while the CCSK Plus course provides hands-on labs. Both courses prepare students for the CSSK exams.
CSSK Basic (H1L09s): Sep 6 of Dec 10
CSSK Plus (H1L10s): Sep 6-7 or Dec 10-11
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IT NEWS AND HIGHLIGHTSHacking threat leads to HK Facebook user’s arrest (Emirates 24/7) Aug 5, 12
Hong Kong police said Sunday they had arrested a 21-year-old man after he reportedly said on social networking site Facebook that he would hack several government websites.
Police said the man, who was later released on bail, was held on suspicion of “access to a computer with criminal or dishonest intent” after he allegedly threatened to hack seven government websites between June and August this year. Read More
Tired Of Security Problems? Change Rules Of Writing Code (BYTE) Jul 31, 12
By changing the way developers fundamentally code, security researcher Dan Kaminsky plans on fixing holes in computer security. During BlackHat and DefCon at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Kaminsky spoke to BYTE about how he thinks rewriting the rules of computer science is the way forward to avoid bugs, attacks, and other vulnerabilities. Read More
Former FBI cyber cop worries about a digital 9/11 (CNN Money) Jul 25, 12
In April, an obscure U.S. government agency slipped a hair-raising disclosure into its monthly newsletter: Hackers had successfully penetrated the networks of several natural gas pipeline operators.
Here was a rare public acknowledgement that hackers are currently laying the foundation for a critical-infrastructure attack — the nightmare scenario that keeps cybersecurity pros up at night. Read More
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