ISOC-HK eNewsletter – May 2012


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“Building Trust in Cloud Computing” Summit 2012 & Inauguration of CSA Hong Kong & Macau Chapter (May 17)

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Hosted by Internet Society Hong Kong and Cloud Security Alliance – Hong Kong & Macau, join us for the one day summit to learn more about Security

Assurance with Cloud Computing. It will possibly be one of the most prominent cloud security events in Southern China. Don’t miss the chance to celebrate the formation of CSA Hong Kong & Macau Chapter with us!

Date: May 17, 2012 (Thur)
Time: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Venue: Function Room 1-3, Level 3, Core E, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

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Wikimania 2013, Hong Kong

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Congratulation Wikimedia Hong Kong!

Internet Soceity Hong Kong will co-host the 9th Wikimania conference on August 7 – 11, 2013 @ Hong Kong Polytechnic University.Wikimania 2013 is an international meeting for the wiki community.It is an annual international conference for users of the wiki projects operated by the Wikimedia Foundation (such as Wikipedia and other sister projects). Topics of presentations and discussions include Wikimedia Foundation projects, other wikis, open source software, free knowledge and free content, and the different social and technical aspects which relate to these topics.




Web Accessibility

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The web is a predominant channel for disseminating information and providing services to the public. Its usefulness will be greatly enhanced if the contents are accessible by the widest possible audience, including persons with disabilities. Making websites accessible not only helps deliver the content to a significantly wider audience, but also helps build a caring and inclusive society.

Workshops organized by OGCIO
Date: 24 May and 5 Jun, 2012
Time: 9:30 am – 5:45 pm (Registration will start at 9:00 am)
Venue: Regus Conference Room, 35th Floor, Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road, Wanchai

Enrollment Form

Workshop Website


eVoting Security and Privacy? (May 19)

e-Voting was new to Hong Kong and most parts of the world. However, in 2011 and 2012, citizens of Hong Kong had tasted two e-votings (or e-pollings) to influence process of Chief Executive election. Security and privacy challenges did pose a vital impact to the e-votings. We have invited the organizers and security professionals involved in the two e-votings to share their experience.Date : 19 May 2012 (Sat)

Time : 14:30 – 17:30

Location : Y302

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Target Audience : PISA Members, ISOC HK Members and other IT security professionals

Register Here

Program Highlight :

1. Addressing Security and Privacy concerns of e-Voting

(a) experience from Pre-Election (Chester Soong & SC Leung)

(b) experience from CE-Poll (Jazz Ma of HKUPOP)

2. Security attacks and responses in e-Voting

(a) experience from Pre-Election (Sang Young)

(b) experience from CE-Poll (Jazz Ma, Ken Lam)

3. Panel discussion: Lessons Learnt from the first e-Voting in Hong Kong

Moderator: Charles Mok

Panelists: the above speakers, Ben Cheng, Dr. Robert Chung (鍾庭耀博士)



什麼是IPv6? 如何迎接IPv6下的物聯網新世界? (May 23)主題 內容 :現時接通互聯網 IP 地址 的 版本 是 IPv4 ,但 因為 有太多人,太多裝置都需要,所以地址已經用完了!IPv6 是 最新嘅版本 … IPv4 有 43 億 個 地址 ,但 IPv6 可容納的地址, 則 多到幾乎無限 ! 新版本 的

出現 , 會有什麼網絡新格局 ?


日期 / 時間: 2012. 5.23 ( 星期三 ) /下午 2:00 – 5:00
地點 : 香港生產力促進局一樓 演講廳
語言 :


對象 : 中小企負責人及 IT 部門同事



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World IPv6 Launch x IPv6 in Action x IPv6World.Asia (June 6) Organized by the Internet Society, and building on the successful one-day World IPv6 Day event held on 8 June 2011, World IPv6 Launch represents a major milestone in the global deployment of IPv6. As the successor to the current Internet Protocol, IPv4, IPv6 is critical to the Internet’s continued growth as a platform for innovation and economic development.Date: June 6, 2012 (Wed)

Time: 2:00pm – 5:30pm

Venue: Ocean View Court, The Arcade, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

(free shuttle bus to and from Admiralty and Cyberport will be arranged)

Fee: Free

Register Here

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Geoff Huston

Chief Scientist, APNIC


Michael H. Biber

Acting Chairman, AP IPv6 Task Force

Prof. Xing Li

Deputy Director, CERNET, ChinaProfessor, Electronic Engineering Dept., Tsinghua University, China

Kevin Yin

Commissioner of IPv6 Forum, ChinaHead of CTO Office, Great China, Cisco Systems

Charles Mok

Founding Chair and Head of IPv6 in Action Project, Internet Society Hong Kong


International ICT Expo 2012 – “IPv6 Keeps the Internet Growing” Seminar & Booth (April 13 – 16)

Image - HKPC_ipv6  Informative IPv6 Seminar took place on April 15 at the ICT Expo 2012. Mr. Sang Young took us through details of IPv4 and IPv6. Both the seminar and booth promotion ended with great success with over 130 people attended the Seminar and 5000 visited the booth.

IPv6 Certification and Training Program (May 7 – 8)


Image - IPv6 Full house attendance at the Second IPv6 Certification and Training Program in Hong Kong with great feedback. We have incoporated feedback from the previous training and enhanced the program. The program featured content of real-world IPv6 concepts, deployment techniques and enriched hands-on exercises for practical deployment.Hong Kong is now the top city in Asia who got the highest number of HE IPv6 Sages and the only city in Asia that has over 100 Sages. Hong Kong is now number 8 in the world. Keep it going Hong Kong!


政府業界攜手牽頭  IPv6 蓄勢待發 (資本壹週 )Apr 20, 2012- 保持在地區以至全球的競爭優勢,本港各界,從政府到小市民, 大企業到中小企,都應該立即了解相關的技術, 並就網絡的順利過渡作好準備。-「啟動 IPv6 計畫」旨在協助公眾及中小企更加了解 IPv4 地址耗盡的情況, 並提升他們對 IPv6 之認識。現時每個桌上及流動網絡裝置都是透過一個獨一無二的 IP 地址, 以存取網絡上的資訊。目前互聯網主要使用 IPv4 互聯網規約作為 IP 地址編制。然而,智能裝置的普及與流動上網的覆蓋增長, 均使互聯網的使用量與日俱增。由於 IPv4 僅能提供有限數量的互 聯網地址,根據號碼資源組織於 2011 年 2 月指出,全球最後一批 IPv4 地址已經被分配。換而言之, IPv4 地址已經正式耗盡。 Read More 

IP地址料兩年內耗盡 (星島日報)

Apr 17, 2012

每個電子產品裝置,只要連上網絡,便需要一個IP地址以供識別。有別於網絡域名,IP地址因少有. 「廣告」效用,過去鮮為人所注意,但其供應正進入告急階段。香港互聯網協會與港府近月合作推廣新制式IPv6網址, 並提醒在今年六月的「世界IPv6 日」後,本港將進入網址的新紀元,着消費者及早認識。Read More



Windows 8 Anchor CampMicrosoft® Windows® 8 is changing everything for application developers. If you tried out the Windows 8 Developer Preview, you already know some of what our latest product can do – but there is plenty more to see. To show you what is possible, we would like to invite you to attend Dive into the Future, an exclusive seminar series from April to June 2012 that will teach you everything you need to know about Windows 8.

SDF Cloud Project The project “To lower the entry barrier to IT Investments for SMEs in Retail, Wholesale, and Distribution Industries through independently tested and evaluated Cloud Applications” is organised by SME Global Alliance, implemented by the Hong Kong Productivity Council, and funded by the SME Development Fund of the Trade and Industry Department, HKSAR Government. The project aims to provide for the Retail, Wholesale, and Distribution Service sectors a reliable and independent source of information on cloud applications/services, to help SMEs select and adopt cloud solutions for their business operations.Deadline of Nomination: 18 May 2012Nomination Form Date: May 22, 2012 (Tue)Time: 2:00pm – 5pm

Venue: HKPC Building, Kowloon Tong

Government 2.2 ConferenceRiding on the success of past Government 2.1 Conference, Hong Kong Information Technology Federation is going to present the Government 2.2 Conference with the objectives of- Promoting the use of Mobile Technology and adoption of Cloud Computing model to government organizations- Raising awareness in the industry about the business opportunities that might flow from increasing use of Web 2.0 for public engagement- Learning the best practices or success cases from other countries for ICT penetration into the GovernmentDate: 13 June 2012 (Wed)Time: 2:30-5:30pm

Venue: Conference Hall, 4/F HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong

I.T.締造綠色力量提升公司品牌,增加競爭優勢Brought to you by The Hong Kong Small and Medium Enterprises Development Association, learn how to be environmentally friendly using I.T. to improve your branding and increase your competitive edge.Date: May 22, 2012 (Tue)Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pmVenue: HKPC Building, Kowloon Tong

IDC SafariIDC Safari is a one-day business promotion and experience/knowledge sharing event for the IDC Industry. It aims to create an interactive environment for service providers, colocation providers, solution providers, consultants, agents, and end-users of Data Center services to meet and exchange information through exhibitions, conferences, and to generate new business.Date: Jun 8, 2012 (Fri)Venue: Hotel ICON, TST East

EMC Forum 2012 Hong KongEMC Forum is a chance to create a vision for your future, by learning how cloud can transform your IT, and how Big Data can transform your business. This is a unique opportunity to transform yourself – by exploring EMC’s newest breakthrough products and solutions, to meet-ups with some of the industry’s most influential thought leaders, EMC Forum can help you transform and realize the benefits of delivering IT-As-A-Service.Date: Jun 22, 2012 (Fri)Venue: J.W. Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Level 3 Ballroom, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway


Gartner: Half of firms are wasting money on social media(Computer World Hong Kong)May 8, 2012Getting a positive return on investment from a social media campaign is about more than tracking the number of your Facebook fans and Twitter followers. It’s about linking the social strategy to measurable business objectives, according to Gartner, which said most businesses aren’t doing this.A new study released this week from the technology consultancy says that half of Fortune 1000 companies will not receive a worthwhile ROI on their social media strategies this year. Read More Hacked Websites deliver Android malware for the first time (Computer World Hong Kong)May 4, 2012Analysts with Lookout Mobile Security have found websites that have been hacked to deliver malicious software to devices running Android, an apparent new attack vector crafted for the mobile operating system.

The style of attack is known as a drive-by download and is common on the desktop: When someone visits a hacked website, malware can transparently infect the computer if it doesn’t have up-to-date patches. Read More



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