According to police statistics, financial losses due to cybercrime cases amounted to HK$1.8 billion in Hong Kong during 2015.1

In a response to the rapidly growing number of cyber-attacks on Financial Institutions, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) issued its requirements for local banks to provide self-assessments around cyber security framework testing. This is part of larger initiative to enhance the resilience of Hong Kong banks to cyber-attacks.

Download our complimentary 60-minute webinar recording addressing how organizations can effectively assess their security risk profile, and take the necessary actions to increase their resilience to cyber-attacks. 

In this webinar, you'll learn:

  • Evolution of cyber security testing services
  • Drivers, objectives and approaches to cyber security testing
  • How to prepare for HKMA’s “Cyber Resilience Assessment Framework
  • How global financial institutions have prepared for CBEST in the UK

Who will benefit:

  • Information security professionals
  • Risk, compliance and audit professionals

1 Questex Asia Ltd. "Cyber Security Summit launches at Science Park". ComputerWorld Hong Kong Publication date: 17 May 2016; SCMP. "Hackers have their sights on Hong Kong, cyber security experts warn". Publication date: 14May 2016. Retrieved on 27 July 2016 from


Paul Jackson

Managing Director, Stroz Friedberg, an Aon Company

Paul Jackson is a Hong Kong-based Managing Director for Stroz Friedberg. With over 25 years experience working in the financial and cyber security industries, law enforcement and the legal community within Asia, Mr. Jackson has built a global reputation as a leader in digital forensics, breach investigations, crimes against financial institutions, online fraud, insider threat and investigative eDiscovery.

Prior to joining Stroz Friedberg, Mr. Jackson worked at JPMorgan Chase based in Hong Kong as Regional Head of Investigations and in New York as Global Head of Cyber Investigations. Prior to this, he was a Hong Kong Police Officer from 1988 to 2010, with focus since 1996 on IT Security, Cyber Investigations, Computer Forensics, and Telecommunications Intelligence related work.


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Matt Bartoldus

Managing Director, Gotham Digital Science, a Stroz Friedberg Company

Matt Bartoldus is an information governance, risk management and compliance professional with over 18 years of experience managing and delivering information security projects. Based out of London, UK, Matt is one of the co-founding directors of Gotham Digital Science (GDS), a Stroz Friedberg company and part of the Aon group.

Matt has several years of experience advising multi-national organisations across Europe and The Americas around information security within business methods and processes. Over the years, service delivery experience spans the scope of IT and Cyber Security audits; security penetration and vulnerability assessments; regulatory compliance and information security governance consulting; policy and standard development; and security business transformation. In addition, Matt has spoken at several industry conferences, was an early contributor to the OWASP OpenSAMM project, and an active member within the information security industry.

Since its inception in the UK, Matt has worked closely with the CREST organisation, a not for profit organisation that serves the needs of a technical information security marketplace. As an early member company, Matt has overseen Gotham Digital Science’s membership and participation within CREST; including speaking at CREST’s annual conference, CRESTCon. Within Gotham Digital Science, Matt maintains the relationship with the Bank of England as an approved CBEST provider in the UK.