Communications & Technology

Communications & Technology

Information Security & Internet Services

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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

Email Authenticity

Learn how to verify the authenticity of emails and check if they are sent from the Government.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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)
Ordinance & Guidelines

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.

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

Telecommunications Ordinance

Read the full text of the Telecommunications Ordinance through the Bilingual Laws Information System here.

Proper Use of the Internet

Smooth, safe Internet operation relies heavily on the proper conduct of netizens. Observe the guidelines listed here and help make the Internet a better place for us all.

Proper Use of the Internet

Security Alerts & Blogs

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 & Blogs


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.

Internet Services

Voice over Internet Protocol Service

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service enables users to make and receive calls through mobile data or Wi-Fi connection. You can learn about the advantages and limitations of the service here.

Website Filtering Software

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

Broadband Performance Test

Access the Broadband Performance Test System provided by the Office of the Communications Authority to measure the performance of your broadband connections.

Complaints against Telecommunications Operators

Check out the procedures for lodging complaints against telecom operators on possible breach of the Telecommunications Ordinance and learn more about how the complaints are handled by the Communications Authority.

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