The HKSTP SPARK seminar named “Cyber Security Threat Update” was organized by SPARK on 31 Aug 2018. SPARK is a dynamic community in the heart of Science Park. Today’s seminar invited experts from MARSH to discuss the cyber risks, trends and impact, as well as, ways to protect organization. Ms. Naureen Rasul (Cyber Leader, Asia, MARSH) was the first speaker. She briefed the cyber risks based on MMC Cyber Handbook (2018) that hackers were 80% more likely to attack organization in Asia but 78% of internet users in Asia had not received any education on cybersecurity.
Then Ms. Naureen Rasul introduced top 5 risks most likely increase in Asia.
Based on Marsh/Microsoft Global Cyber Risk Perception Survey in 2017, Financial (31%) was the top targeted industry.
In Fintech, top six security threats were Ransonware, Malicious emails, Phishing emails, IoT, Password hygiene and Software vulnerabilities.