Thursday, February 7, 2013 (12 PM - 2 PM) // Central, Hong Kong
Cybercrime: The 21st Century Challenge And How To Tackle It
12:00-2:00pm (First 15-20 minutes is for networking) Sandwiches and beverages included Hosted by the Information & Communication Technology Committee and China Business Committee and Intellectual Property Committe Computers and the Internet are an increasingly important part of the day-to-day operations of corporations, governmental organisations and individuals. They are the medium for conducting a wide array of business transactions, they are entrusted with our most guarded secrets and they control the systems and infrastructure that run our daily lives. Cybercrimes such as data theft, identity theft, vandalism and sabotage can have serious financial and reputational consequences for corporations as well as individuals, and the number of incidences of cybercrime is increasing globally every year.
It is a cross-industry, multi-jurisdictional risk that every individual and organisation needs to understand and prepare for. Dominic Wai, Partner and Aaron Bleasdale, Associate of Baker & McKenzie Dispute Resolution Group will explore the risks of cybercrime, the legal framework in Hong Kong setup to deal with the problem, and concrete steps that can be taken to respond to and prevent incidences of cybercrime. Topics covered include: - What is Cybercrime and Why It Is Important - Risks to Governments, Corporations and Individuals - The Hong Kong Situation - Cross Border and International Issues - Criminal Investigations - Civil Remedies - Tips for Managing Risk
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