April 2014

highlights

Personal Data Protection in Outsourcing IT Projects

The Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 provides enhanced protection for the outsourcing of personal data processing. The amendment introduces additional obligations on data users to use contractual or other means to monitor their data processors’ compliance with data protection requirements. Here are some recommendations on what to include in IT service contracts to fulfil the new obligations.


FAQs on Staff Email Service - Reminder for Scheduled Appointment and Mailbox Quota

Outlook reminds me of my scheduled appointments 18 hours in advance. How can I change it? What is the mailbox quota of the Staff Email Service? Will regular email purging exercise be conducted? Find out the answers in this issue of 'Get Connected'.



How Can You Protect Yourself from OpenSSL Heartbleed Vulnerability

On 8 April 2014, there was extensive media coverage about a security flaw called ‘OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability’. The vulnerability affects websites and could allow a malicious attacker to capture a user’s sensitive information. Check out what the University has done to safeguard our information systems and what you can do to protect yourself as a general user.


 

In This Issue

End of Support for Windows XP and Office 2003
Update of Academic Computing Services (ACS)
May Staff IT Training Workshops

 



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