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2014 ISACA China HK Chapter One-Day Workshop
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Topic - Risk, Compliance and Digital Forensics in Algorithmic Financial System

Seats are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Financial trading is now a million miles away from men in suits shouting and waving bits of paper at each other.  They don’t just do it from their computer screens.  But many use algorithms to make trading decisions in micro or nano second.  Both opportunities and risks are emerging as the global financial landscape is being changed by innovative ICT (Information and Communication Technology), big data analytics and quantitative trading models. Due to the complexity of the financial systems, electronic trading glitches and execution erroneous occurrences cost huge loses, incidents like Knight Capital in 2012, Sun Hung Kai Investment Services, Goldman Sachs and Everbright Securities in 2013, and CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) and BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) in 2014.  What are the possible causes? Poor knowledge? Inadequate corporate ICT governance?

Details

 Date
 Thursday, 18 September 2014
 Time
 9:00am - 5:15pm
 Speaker
 Dr. Hilton Chan
- CEO Algo Finance Group, CASH Finance Service Group
- Director, Quant Finance Lab
- Adjunct Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
- Founding Member & Executive Chairman, Algorithmic Trading
- Strategists and Engineers Society
- Founding Member & Ex-Chairman, Information Security and Forensics Society
 Venue
 UR5, Admiralty Learning Centre, SCOPE,
City University of Hong Kong, 8/F, United Centre,
95 Queensway Admiralty, Hong Kong
(near MTR Admiralty Station Exit D)
 Fee
 
  Early bird rate for registration on or before 4 September 2014                   
 Registrations received
After 4 September 2014                           
 ISACA China HK Chapter Member
 HK$ 1,800 HK$ 2,000
 Other ISACA Chapters/ HKCS/HKICPA/CGA/ITAA Member
 HK$ 2,000 HK$ 2,200
 Non-member
 HK$ 2,300HK$ 2,500
 Language
 Conducted in English
 CPE Hours
 8 in total
 Registration
 On-line Registration
 Deadline
 Before 5pm, Monday, 15 September 2014
 Certification
 A Certificate of Completion will be given on full participation of the workshop.

 
Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX)
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We are excited to announce that ISACA will publicly launch Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) on 30 April 2014 — a new security knowledge platform and professional program from ISACA.

CSX is helping shape the future of cybersecurity through cutting-edge thought leadership, as well as training and certification programs for the professionals who are leading it there. Building on the strength of ISACA’s globally-recognized expertise, it gives cybersecurity professionals a smarter way to keep organizations and their information more secure.

There are a number of resources available for you on the main CSX landing page (www.isaca.org/cyber) and the CSX news room (www.isaca.org/cybersecurity-news), including:
• An FAQ about the program
• Fact sheets about CSX and the Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate
• Two videos about CSX
• A report on the global cybersecurity skills shortage and how ISACA aims to address it

More information will be added to these pages as additional resources become available. For any enquiries, please contact our Administrative team at (852) 8101 2801 or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

 
Free Reading of the 2014 CGEIT Review Manual
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Ready for the 2014 CGEIT Exam?

Ready to be a CGEIT?

Want to know more about CGEIT?

Members are most welcome to enjoy a free reading of the 2014 CEGIT Manual at the chapter office during office opening hours. Call 8101 2801 for an appointment or write us an email at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . Office opens from 9:00am to 6:00pm from Monday to Friday and booking in advance is necessary. Thank you.

 
CISA Review Manual 2014 (Eng Edition) Now Available in the Chapter Office!
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 Chapter Member:  HK$ 850
 Non-Member: HK$ 1,100

For reservation & enquiry, please contact our Administration Team at (852) 8101-2801 or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
A new certification: Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
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ISACA, a global association of 86,000 IT audit, risk, governance and security professionals, is responding to market demand by introducing a new risk-related certification. The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) designation is for IT professionals who identify and manage risks through the development, implementation and maintenance of information systems (IS) controls. These professionals help enterprises accomplish business objectives such as effective and efficient operations, reliable financial reporting, and compliance with regulatory requirements.

A grandfathering program, through which experienced professionals can earn the certification without passing an exam, will open in April. The first CRISC exam will be administered in 2011.

ISACA established CRISC (pronounced “see risk”) to recognize IT professionals with skills and abilities related to:
·    Risk identification, assessment and evaluation
·    Risk response
·    Risk monitoring
·    IS control design and implementation
·    IS control monitoring and maintenance

Additional information about the CRISC certification is available at www.isaca.org/crisc.
 
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