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Topic 1
Digital Fraud in Hong Kong: Fight the Growing Threat
Hong Kong is facing a big increase in digital fraud, with deception cases rising by 52% to 19,444 in the first half of 2023. These scams include investment fraud, phishing attacks, and social media tricks. As online criminals become more advanced, both people and businesses in Hong Kong are at greater risk. Experts are urging for better public awareness and stronger cybersecurity practices to fight this growing problem and protect the digital world.
By attending this event, participants will:
- Gain awareness of the digital fraud landscape in Hong Kong and understand the urgent need for action.
- Increase their knowledge of effective countermeasures and empower themselves to protect against digital fraud.
Speaker: Sanjeev Shukla, Managing Director, Accenture


Topic 2
Stop Online Fraud Before the Point of No Return
Identity fraud has become a significant challenge for organizations, with losses from identity theft exceeding $635 billion in 2023 and account takeover attacks surging by 354% year-on-year. Additionally, attempted fraud transactions have increased by 92%, with the amounts involved skyrocketing by 146%. As more businesses and individuals turn to online channels, the volume and sophistication of fraud continue to escalate. While governments worldwide are working on updating cyber laws to hold perpetrators accountable, the most effective strategy is to prevent fraud before it occurs.
By attending this event, participants will:
- Understand the different types of identity fraud, including identity theft, account takeover and payment fraud.
- Learn effective strategies to prevent identity fraud such as implementing advanced authentication methods, real-time fraud detection systems and robust cybersecurity measures.
Speaker: Kean Foo Tan, Principal Solution Architect, Ping Identity

DISCLAIMER
Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

Recording, duplication or distribution of the contents of the online event is prohibited without prior written permission from the Chamber.

Speaker(s)

Sanjeev Shukla 
Managing Director, Accenture 

Sanjeev Shukla currently leads the cyber industry practice for Accenture Security across Australia, New Zealand, Greater China, Japan, India, Latin America and Southeast Asia market units (MUs). He has over 24 years' experience with clients spanning financial services, communications, media and technology and has worked in geographies including Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America.

Shukla has worked closely with Boards and CXOs to evaluate their organizations’ cybersecurity resilience, as well as with CISOs to define set priorities and improve cybersecurity effectiveness. Over the years, he has been an active participant in FS-ISAC, besides other regulatory and industry dialogues.

In his current role, he works with MU security leaders to grow their business through industry-specific cybersecurity offerings and solutions. He is also responsible for developing a community of industry practitioners across the region.

Previously, Shukla led Accenture’s Cloud First Security in Europe and also served as the lead for Financial Services Security lead in the UK and Ireland (UKI) market unit. He has also led the UKI market unit across all industries. He also spearheaded the establishment of a Cloud Security Centre in Portugal to serve European clients.

He has conceptualized and led many transformative innovations, which are widely adopted by clients globally and recognized by industry analysts. He also holds several patents in robotics process automation and machine learning.

Before joining Accenture in 2005, Shukla established Wipro’s cybersecurity practice in APAC. He has also worked with Deloitte and EY.

Kean Foo Tan
Principal Solution Architect, Ping Identity       

Kean Foo is a tech-savvy solution architect in the field of advanced digital identity services. He has been a trusted advisor to multiple enterprises from FSI, Telco and the Government, as well as healthcare, logistics, retail and hi-tech manufacturing sectors, helping to modernize identity security solutions that protect omni-channel digital businesses for customers, the workforce and business partners. With more than 25 years’ experience across various industries, he also provides in-depth insights at public events to customers, partners and peers.

Language English
Date and Time 2024/06/19 12:00 to 14:00
Venue Chamber Theatre, 22/F United Centre
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Wabi Law
Tel: 28231293
Email: [email protected]
Fee Free of Charge
Members Only
Notes - Booking transfer is allowed for corporate members with advanced notice, walk-ins are normally not accepted.
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