With a theme of “The Freedom to Connect”, the conference would provide an avenue for enterprises and organizations to discuss and collectively address issues related to the cyber world

CLOUDSEC, a global community for cyber security experts and professionals, will hold its eighth annual internet security conference in Hong Kong on August 14.

Hosted by Trend Micro, the conference gathers together renowned experts, industry thought leaders, businesses and organizations from across the globe to re-evaluate and redefine their understanding of threats, risks and solutions in a rapidly evolving threat landscape.

With a theme of "The Freedom to Connect", the conference would provide an avenue for enterprises and organizations to discuss and collectively address issues such as the increasingly complex cyber-attacks, new government policies, and the widening cybersecurity skills gap. So that they can implement strategies and solutions that are resilient enough to withstand the fast-changing landscape of a hyper-connected world, a media release said.

Over the years, CLOUDSEC , the leading internet security conference in Asia Pacific and Europe, has grown to become a credible and innovative platform where the very best of global best-practices pertaining to the latest threats and security strategies come together, along with compelling insights and deliberations by experts that keep raising the bar of excellence, said Bob Hung, General Manager of Hong Kong & Taiwan, Trend Micro.

In 2018, the Internet of Things, cloud computing, and advancements in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other computing technologies, make it easier for individuals and organizations to imagine a future where everyone and everything is free to connect with one another: secure, trusted, and uninterrupted. CLOUDSEC aims to educate and generate awareness about new security issues, and prepare attendees to address a wide spectrum of real-world challenges and current strategies in internet security.

Steve Anson, Instrutor from SANS Institute will discuss the lateral movement within a victim network William Malik, VP Infrastructure Strategies, Trend Micro, offers insights on thwarting cyberphysical attacks in the IoT era

(The writer was in Hong Kong attending the RISE tech conference last week.)

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