ISOC-HK eNewsletter – First Issue/ October 2011

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First Issue/October 2011

Welcome to the first issue of ISOC-HK Newsletter! Internet Society Hong Kong is proud to launch its first newsletter which is aimed at providing and stimulating dialogue with the community on the latest IT insights on our announcements, events, and projects. 

ISOC Hong Kong and Hurricane Electric Introducing …
Asia’s First IPv6 Certification Program in Chinese
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Internet Society Hong Kong (ISOC-HK) and Hurricane Electric, the largest IPv6 backbone in the world, have collaborated to announced the first non-English IPv6 global certification and training program, to be conducted in Chinese for the Chinese-speaking communities. The first training program has been scheduled at the end of this year at Cyberport.


Read more: ISOC-HK and HE Introducing Asia’s First IPv6 Certification Program in Chinese

Newly Elected Executive Committee
Internet Society Hong Kong announces its newly elected Executive Committee and Mr. S.C. Leung has been elected as the new Chairman. For further details of all newly elected Executive Committee members, please click here.

IPv6World:Asia – Deployment Experience with IPv6 @ HK Science Park

People - Fred Baker

IPv6 deployment is ongoing in core and access networks. Fred Baker will    discuss IPv6 deployment in commercial networks, what has been easy, what has been hard, and giving suggestions for those that would deploy in the future.

Don’t miss the chance to enroll!

Date: Nov 8, 2011 (Tue)

Time: 3pm – 5pm

Venue: Conference Hall 3, 1/F, Core Building, HK Science Park

Registration: Click Here

Year 2011 has been an exciting and meaningful year for Hong Kong. It was exactly 20 years ago, Hong Kong had connected itself via Internet to the rest of the world. ISOC-HK is proud that it has participated, contributed and provided leadership to its Internet community. We have hosted many events over the past three quarters and we would like to share our success with you. You may find event information, speaker’s presentations, photos, and videos here.
Photo - ICT Professionals Discussion ForumICT Professionals Discussion Forum: Perspectives on Policy Address
Date: Oct 18, 2011
Photo - "Envisioning ICT Prospecting Future"“Envisioning ICT Prospecting Future” Round Five: IT Start Up
Date: Oct 12, 2011
Photo - Defending against DDoS and Advanced Attacks on Critical InfrastructureDefending against DDoS and Advanced Attacks on Critical Infrastructure Date: Sep 3, 2011
Photo - IPv6World.AsiaIPv6World.Asia – After World IPv6 Day, what’s next?Date: Sep 2, 2011 Photo - Envisioning ICT Prospecting Future“Envisioning ICT Prospecting Future – Round Four: Information Security” Date: Aug 23, 2011 Photo - Envisioning ICT Prospecting Future “Envisioning ICT Prospecting Future” – Round Three: Mobile Apps Development and MarketingDate: Jul 29, 2011
Photo - <<2011年版權(修訂)條例草案>> 公眾論壇<<2011年版權(修訂)條例草案>> 公眾論壇
Date: Jul 22, 2011

Photo - Internet Saturday 3Internet Saturday 3 -博客言論無自由?!

Date: Jul 16, 2011

Photo - "Envisioning ICT Prospecting Future"“Envisioning ICT Prospecting Future”-Round Two: IT in Financial Service

Date: Jun 28, 2011

Photo - World IPv6 Day-Kickstart IPv6!World IPv6 Day-Kickstart IPv6!

Date: Jun 8, 2011

Photo - Exchange@Science ParkExchange@Science Park: New Generation of the Internet – The Evolution of IPv6

Date: Jun 3, 2011

Photo - 香港互聯網協會「網開一面」香港互聯網協會「網開一面」系列 – 請”窮富翁”飲杯茶!
Date: May 31, 2011
Photo - Envisioning ICT Prospecting Future“Envisioning ICT Prospecting Future-Round One: Health IT Decoded” Date: Apr 28, 2011

Photo - APRICOT-APAN 2011APRICOT-APAN 2011, Hong Kong

Date: Feb 15-25, 2011

Photo - Top 10 Defining Moment of the Internet in Hong KongTop 10 Defining Moment of the Internet in Hong Kong

Date: Jan 17, 2011


互聯網供應商及用戶關注版權修訂新例及政府建議之實務守則 To review previous policy papers, please check here.

可圈可點:政府忽視年輕創業者 (Apples Daily)2011年10月15日香港互聯網協會舉辦了第五次的資訊及通訊科技職業講座,這次的主題是創業,四位講者都是 79、 80後的創業年輕人,當中包括了本版另一名作者宋漢生。當天特首曾蔭權宣讀了新一份的施政報告,自然要問問幾位年輕人,他們覺得政府對創新、創業的政策和 資助,到不到位,究竟足不足夠? Read More


Nexusguard Speaks at ISOC-HK’s AntiDDoS Forum (PRWeb)September 21, 2011″As DDoS attack becomes increasingly available and in-the-cloud businesses gains popularity, we believe the attacks will become more frequent and vigorous, and will impact more industries than before,” said Frank Tse, the Research Manager at Nexusguard. Read More


Hurricane Electric and Internet Society Hong Kong Launch Asia’s First IPv6 Certification Program (Market Watch)September 2, 2011Rising global demand for IPv6 expertise propels world’s largest IPv6 backbone provider to offer first non-English IPv6 certification program to Chinese audiences . Read More


Dropbox: The Inside Story Of Tech’s Hottest Startup (Forbes)

October 18, 2011Here’s that rare Steve Jobs story, one that’s never been told, about the company that got away. Jobs had been tracking a young software developer named Drew Houston, who blasted his way onto Apple’s radar screen when he reverse-engineered Apple’s file system so that his startup’s logo, an unfolding box, appeared elegantly tucked inside. Not even an Apple SWAT team had been able to do that. Read More


Alibaba’s Jack Ma: Make Up Your Mind, Yahoo (AsiaD)October 18, 2011Jack Ma was onstage at a D event, he spent a lot of time talking about Yahoo . And this time he’s sure to do the same, since he’s publicly announced his interest in buying the troubled Internet giant. Read More


Not the real Firefox 7 website – be wary of Google’s search results (Sophos)September 28, 2011If you’re keen to download Firefox 7, please make sure that you download it from the correct website. Read More


Google invests in Asia data centres (FT Tech Hub) September 28, 2011Google announced to use $200m to build its first new data centres in Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, reflecting growth in demand for Internet and cloud-based services in the region. Read More



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