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HackaDay 2021 - Securing the cloud

Cybersecurity conference at Rosewood and online on 1 December

Now more than ever, organisations need to prioritise a "cloud first" approach to enable their companies to transform with agility at scale.

Why you should attend?

Bringing together senior executives and security experts responsible for protecting their companies’ cloud infrastructure, our conference will look at cloud security from strategy and transformation, implementation and incident management, to priorities and investment under the new normal.

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Securing the cloud

What's the thinking behind this year's conference theme?

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HackaDay 2021 - Interview series

Conference details


  • Wednesday 1 December 2021


  • Rosewood - Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

  • Online webcast (non-Hong Kong participants, selected sessions)


  • English

Who should join

  • CSOs, CTOs, CISOs, directors, compliance officers, risk managers, governance officers, security analysts, threat intelligence analysts, operations managers, audit managers, and other security professionals






Registration and booth showcase



Welcome remarks: Cloud and emerging technologies (online broadcast available)

Kok Tin Gan, Partner, Cybersecurity and Privacy - PwC Hong Kong Grand Ballroom

Keynote 1: Raise your security posture in the new world of proactive and automated cloud compliance and DevSecOps (online broadcast available)

Olivier Klein, Chief Technologist - AWS

Grand Ballroom

Keynote 2: A.I. empowered cyber threat detection and protection (online broadcast available)

Kev Hau, Cyber Security Evangelist - Check Point Software Technologies

Grand Ballroom

Keynote 3: To trust the cloud more, you need to trust it less – how to build a better security architecture for using cloud services (online broadcast available)

Alban Kwan, Regional Director - CSC

Grand Ballroom

Networking break and booth showcase



Keynote 4: Optimise your connectivity to cloud services with 5G-enabled Secure SD-WAN (online broadcast available)

Sam Fong, Regional Solution Architect – Fortinet 

Grand Ballroom

Keynote 5: Secure the cloud software supply chain (online broadcast available)

Felix Cheng, Prisma Cloud Solutions Architect, Greater China - Palo Alto Networks

Grand Ballroom

Keynote 6: Post pandemic practice – beware of the gaps (online broadcast available)

Rob Hinson, Account Executive - OneTrust

Grand Ballroom

Lunch (by invitation only)



Breakout session 1


Panel discussion (online broadcast available)

Breaking the Cycle of Online Fraud and Abuse in a Digital World

To websites and mobile applications, attackers appear virtually identical to genuine users by hijacking their devices, simulating human behavior, and leveraging stolen identities. Attackers rapidly evolve tools and methods, making it nearly impossible for apps or even humans alone to tell the difference between real and fake.

Ryan Lo, Solutions Engineering – Shape

Otto Lee, Senior Manager - HKCERT 

Michael Ng, CEO - Karin Group

Moderator: Felix Kan, Partner and Co-founder of Dark Lab

North Ballroom

Topic 1: Cyber security risk in digital transformation

Harry Pun, Cybersecurity Executive - Microsoft Hong Kong

South Ballroom

Topic 2: Secure your data in the multi-cloud era

Chris Wong, Regional Systems Engineer - Veeam

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Topic 3: It’s time to rethink Your AppSec approach

Philip Chan, Senior Sales Engineer, Synopsys

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Topic 4: Zero trust in an uncertain world: getting it right first time

Ian Christofis, Principal Managing Consultant Data Protection Solutions – Entrust

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Topic 5: Initial access brokers - the next generation of dark web threat actors

Raveed Laeb, VP Product - KELA Cyber Threat Intelligence Gallery 301

Breakout session 2


Panel discussion: Cloud transformation and trust (online broadcast available)

Many executives agree that cloud adoption will be an integral part of their digital transformation plans. With that said, these benefits also come with potential threats. How can your organisation make the right considerations through re-evaluating your cloud readiness, architecture, and security so that your organisation can move forward with confidence and embrace the potential of cloud?

Harry Pun, Cybersecurity Executive - Microsoft Hong Kong

Raju Daryanani, Head of Group Cybersecurity - Jardine Matheson Limited

Naresh Sharma, Head of IT Risk and Security - Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

Moderator: Kok Tin Gan, Partner, Cybersecurity and Privacy - PwC Hong Kong

North Ballroom

Topic 1: Cloud, network and cyber security integration (session in Putonghua)

Leo Lu, Solution Account Manager - H3C

South Ballroom

Topic 2: Streamlining incident handling with deep visibility

Joey Lee, Regional Technical Manager - SVA Distribution Limited

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Topic 3: Fight ransomware: Detect, protect and recover from ransomware threats with NetApp (session in Cantonese) 

Benjamin Hui, Solutions Engineer - NetApp

Gallery 302

Topic 4: [Case Studies] 3 Proven practices to step up your cyber defence

Wilson Tang, Co-Owner & Director – Information Security - HKBN Group

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Topic 5: The three stages of ransomware

Conrad Lee, Senior Sales Engineer - Barracuda Networks Gallery 301

Networking break



Breakout session 3


Designing a secure enterprise machine learning platform: Applying AWS security and governance services for Amazon Sagemaker architecture


North Ballroom

Achieving Enterprise-Wise visibility ad response, why and how?

Check Point Software Technology

North Ballroom

CyberSecurity counsellor

Palo Alto Networks

North Ballroom

Mistakes to avoid when moving to the cloud


North Ballroom

Pre-emptive or Reactive—How are you monitoring the internet for traces left by cyber criminals to mitigate brand attacks in their early stages


North Ballroom

Roundtable discussion 6


North Ballroom

Topic 1: Protecting your cloud infrastructure against cloud threats (session in Cantonese)

Hinson Hui, Technical Manager - AsiaNet Technologies (Distributor of Radware)

South Ballroom

Topic 2: Securing the cloud with identity

Argon Lau, Solutions Engineer - CyberArk 

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Topic 3: Building the foundation for a new security system (session in Cantonese) 

Stanley Leung, Senior Technical Consultant - Edvance Technology Limited

Gallery 301

Topic 4: Redefine managed services to safeguard your digital transformation  (session in Cantonese) 

Ken Lam, Assistant Vice President - HKT Gallery 303

Closing remarks

Kok Tin Gan, Partner, Cybersecurity and Privacy - PwC Hong Kong

North Ballroom









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Kenneth Wong

Kenneth Wong

Mainland China and Hong Kong Digital Trust & Risk - Cybersecurity and Privacy Leader, PwC Hong Kong

Tel: +[852] 2289 2719

Kok Tin Gan

Kok Tin Gan

Partner, PwC Hong Kong

Tel: +[852] 2289 1935

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