Communications & Technology

Cyber Security Information Portal

This portal provides guidelines and cyber security tool information for general users, small and medium-sized enterprises and schools to conduct health checks on computers, mobile devices and websites, and gives practical advice to guard against cyber attacks.

Cyber Security Information Portal

Information Security

This InfoSec website is your one-stop shop for information and resources on information security, measures and best practices for the prevention of computer related crimes. Read the latest security news and educational articles on hot topics.

Information Security

Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT)

HKCERT is the centre for coordination of computer security incident responses for SMEs and Internet users, to facilitate information dissemination, provide advice on preventive measures against security threats and promote information security awareness.

Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT)

Security Alerts & Advisories

The GovCERT.HK website shares with the public and private sectors as well as individuals the latest information of security threats and vulnerabilities, and provides recommendations to protect their information systems and digital assets.

Security Alerts & Advisories

Anti-Spam

In this article, you will know about the law which regulates unsolicited electronic messages, how to unsubscribe from these messages, and the tips on how to protect yourself from spam emails. You can also find out how to report spamming cases.

Cyber Ethics

Read this article and learn to be a responsible, law-abiding netizen. Also check out the resources for parents and teachers on cyber ethics for young people.

Technology Crime

Read this article to learn about common technology crime, prevention tips, the latest crime alerts including fraudulent bank websites and phishing emails, and how to report IT-related threats.

Technology Crime

Points to Note for Internet Social Networking

Beware of the risks involved in Internet social networking and take safety precautions. Learn how to protect your privacy and guard against cyber-bullying in this article.

Security Tips for Using Mobile Applications

When using mobile applications, users should exercise extra care and take precautions to protect themselves from the potential security threats such as information leakage. Read the tips here.

Security Tips for Using Mobile Applications

Safe Online Shopping

While people can enjoy the convenience of shopping at online stores, there are associated security threats and risks to be aware of.

Internet Banking Security Issues

Learn about Internet banking safety tips and how the use of two-factor authentication helps ensure the security of Internet banking transactions.

Website Filtering Software

Find a reference list of filtering software that can help protect children from objectionable websites.

Electronic Authentication & Digital Certificates

Electronic authentication enables you to identify yourself in online transactions against cyber frauds. Common electronic authentication methods include using passwords, security tokens and digital certificates. Check out more details here.

Intellectual Property Protection

In this article, you will learn how intellectual property (IP) is defined in the digital world, how IP rights are protected in Hong Kong, and the efforts made to prevent infringement.

Last revision date: December 2016