[Webinar] Technology Risks of Hot Topics in Financial Sector


Technology that we are using day-to-day is developed and deployed at a speed that we could not imagine a decade ago. Along with the efficiency gained and new opportunities created through these amazing technologies, their respective risks could not be undermined. In this webinar, participants will know more about the technology risks of selected hot topics (e.g. OpenAPI, virtual asset / blockchain, remote onboarding eKYC, operational resilience / remote working and cybersecurity) that happened around our financial sector.


By the end of this webinar, participants would know more of the technology risks relating to the following matters:

- Industry trend
- Recent news, incidents and pain points
- Key risks and solutions
- Regulatory expectations


Technology risks of the following hot topics in the financial sector:

1. OpenAPI
- Customer Consent
- Token management
- Security

2. Virtual Asset / Blockchain
- Applications
- Key risks e.g. 51% attack
- Hot / Cold wallets
- Key managements

3. Remote Onboarding (eKYC)
- Market (HKID vs Passports)
- AI vs Human
- Parameters to look for a real document
- Deepfake

4. Operations Resilience / Remote Working
- Secure usage of online tools
- Data Loss Prevention

5. Cybersecurity
- Ransomware / Malware
- Phishing
- Patching

Who should attend

Senior management such as responsible officer, manager-in-charge, director, CIO, CTO, CISO, CCO, as well as compliance officer, risk specialist, IT control officer, security officer, IT auditor, operation staff, asset manager, academia and anyone would like to know more about technology risks.

Speaker/Course Instructor

Jason HO
Jason is a Partner and lead the Financial Services Technology Risk Consulting practice of Ernst & Young (EY) in Hong Kong. He has more than 15 years of professional technology risk and privacy related compliance, technical assessment and audit, governance setup, Fintech and Regtech advisory, incident investigation, change management, implementation and training programme delivery experiences at executive level.

In voluntary basis, he is a featured information security speaker in public seminars, regional conferences, media, guest lecturer in universities, CISA / CISM exam trainer, and advisor to leading think-tanks / regulators regionally.

He has received the highest award (i.e. Gold Award) in the Banking and Finance Sector of Cyber Security Professionals Awards of both 2017 and 2021, bestowed by the Hong Kong Police Force and HKCERT.

He has Master of Laws and Bachelor of Engineering in Information Engineering (1st class honours) degrees. He is a Fellow of HKICPA, member of ICAEW and IET, holds CISA, CISM and CISSP certificates.


Date & Time
Tuesday, 24 May 2022 (12:00PM - 1:30PM)
Virtual Platform
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
SFC:1.50, PWMA:1.50