HONG KONG, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Deloitte Cyber has partnered up with HGC Group to provide a holistic solution to protect Hong Kong companies from cyber risks during digital era.
Deloitte and Macroview Telecom of HGC Group joined hands to empower Hong Kong businesses to sharpen their CyberSecurity capabilities. During today’s ceremony, Mr Edward C.H., Au, Managing Partner, Southern Region of Deloitte China, and Mr Victor Share, Chief Executive Officer of Macroview Telecom of HGC Group, kicked start the partnership with joint forces.
The signing ceremony is officiated by the 6 honorable guests (from left to right): Mr Alvin Wong, Commercial Director, Macroview Telecom; Mr Victor Share, Chief Executive Officer of Macroview Telecom; Mr Andrew Kwok, Chief Executive Officer of HGC; Mr Edward C.H., Au, Managing Partner, Southern Region of Deloitte China; Mr Akihiro Matsuyama, Deputy National Managing Partner, Risk Advisory, Deloitte China; Mr. Miro Pihkanen, Partner, Cyber Risk Services, Deloitte China.
Rapid digitization has led to faster development and release of products, enabling an increase in customer engagement for business growth and innovation to drive business process transformation. However, it has also brought a host of data privacy risks, and opened up opportunities for cyber criminals to strike as organisations rush to meet customer demands. Companies of all sizes have been impacted by these trends yet not all have the resource and scale to protect themselves.
At the same time, the global pandemic has led to a dramatic rise in cyber crime. According to a study from Deloitte, more than half a million people globally were affected by breaches in which the personal data of video conferencing users was stolen and sold on the dark web.
Deloitte Cyber has joined forces with HGC Group to help companies in combating the cyberattacks, with the support of HGC group’s full-fledged telecom, data centre services, ICT solutions and broadband services for local, overseas, corporate and mass.
Macroview Telecom, the CyberSecurity and digital transformation solution arm of HGC Group, represents the Group to partner with Deloitte Cyber and provide a holistic and comprehensive CyberSecurity portfolio, using latest technology, best practice and certified and skilled resources to protect Hong Kong companies from the CyberSecurity risks. Macroview Telecom has over 10 years of experience in security services with over 200 local certified security experts, its security operation is ISO 27001 certified and is supported by top-tier security vendor latest technologies and the strongest team in local security research and development network.
As Deloitte Cyber is a leader in different global CyberSecurity research for its Global Advisory network and has expertise in compliance and data protection, this partnership will provide adaptive security protection by different stages, including predict & prevent, detect, protect and response and enrich the CyberSecurity capabilities for companies.
Predict & Prevent – Combining Deloitte Cyber global threat intelligences and Macroview Telecom CyberSecurity Research and Simulation Lab, our experts can predict new threats, and derive a holistic design and the prevention strategies, in short we can provide complex CyberSecurity advisory and protection not limit to those automation of routine cybersecurity responses.
Detect – An effective detection of CyberSecurity threats starts with a detailed design of security data on-boarding process, customized Security Management Platform, together with on-going use case development. With over 200 certified Cybersecurity professionals, the partnership of Deloitte Cyber and Macroview Telecom becomes the best choice in addressing above CyberSecurity areas.
Protect – Macroview Telecom possesses the top-class expertise and experience including full end-to-end support knowledge from hundreds of local subject matter experts in various ICT technology domains. Together with Deloitte Cyber regular company workflow advisory, zero trust assessment and multi-factor protection for designing and implementing multi-vendor security protection infrastructures, all of these factors are essential in CyberSecurity of a company.
Response – CyberSecurity incident is not just talking about sending alerts to our customers, it covers a full-range CyberSecurity services, including having certified and experienced local CyberSecurity professionals, using the Global CyberSecurity Intelligence. We have a fully resilient, adaptive and automated CyberSecurity Operations, and all-rounded CyberSecurity Incident Forensic and Response Team to provide an all-encompassing response to any threats detected.
Mr. Miro Pihkanen, Partner, Deloitte Cyber said, “The cyber threat has become a board-level risk in today’s business world. If you’re operating online, you’re at risk. An attack can lead to financial and reputational damage, both of which can be irreparable. A reactive response is no longer good enough, prevention measures must be put in place well in advance and proactive detection of threats is a must.”
Mr. Andrew Kwok, CEO of HGC said, “HGC Group is continuously expanding the digital transformation to local and international markets, cybersecurity is one of the most prominent consideration during this digital journey. Riding on our full-fledged digital infrastructure, we’ll continue to invest millions of US dollars in different phases to further enhance our capabilities in cybersecurity. The partnership between HGC Group’s Macroview and Deloitte can offer a 360-degree view of cybersecurity services across all industry segments to protect our customers’ digital assets, and support them in operating an anti-risk environment while developing their business.”
Mr. Victor Share, CEO of Macroview Telecom, a HGC Group Company said, “With our proven record of successful cases in the industry, Macroview has been well recognized as a trustful Digital Transformation Partner to our customers for many years. With our self-owned Security Operation Centre (A.SOC) in operations for several years serving different major financial and monetary organizations, we’ll continue to expand our cybersecurity solution in different sector.”
About Deloitte Cyber
As a worldwide leader in cyber strategy consulting and cyber intelligence, Deloitte offers a fully customizable suite of cyber solutions and managed services. With a commitment to technological innovation and broad industry expertise, our Deloitte global network gives us the insight and experience to face any scenario. The Deloitte Cyber Intelligence Center located in California Tower operates as a 24/7 Managed Security Service and SOC offering a broad range of cyber and managed services to help you tackle the ever changing risk landscape.
About HGC Global Communications Limited
HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC) is a leading Hong Kong and international fixed-line operator and ICT solutions provider. The company owns an extensive network and infrastructure in Hong Kong and overseas and provides various kinds of services. HGC has 23 overseas offices, with business over 5 continents. It provides telecom infrastructure service to other operators and serves as a service provider to corporate and households. The company provides full-fledged telecom, data centre services, ICT solutions and broadband services for local, overseas, corporate and mass markets. HGC owns and operates an extensive fibre-optic network, five cross border telecom routes integrated into tier-one telecom operators in mainland China and connects with hundreds of world-class international telecom operators. HGC is one of Hong Kong’s largest Wi-Fi service providers, running over 29,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in Hong Kong. The company is committed to further investing and enriching its current infrastructure and, in parallel, adding on top the latest technologies and developing its infrastructure services and solutions. HGC is a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, an independent global infrastructure investment manager focusing on energy, utilities and transport in North America, Europe and selected fast-growing economies. To learn more, please visit HGC’s website at: www.hgc.com.hk.
About Macroview Telecom, a HGC Group Company
With 700+ digital technology and cybersecurity professionals, Macroview Telecom, a HGC Group Company is one of the largest independent digital technology solution and managed service providers in the market. We have been entrusted by clients from various market sectors, including MNCs, finance and banking, retail, public utilities and large conglomerates – serving them with 8 offices in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China, especially the Greater Bay area. We help customers build up their corporate digital capabilities and transform their business based on carefully-designed solutions and service frameworks. Macroview is a proud member of HGC Global Communications Group. To learn more, please visit Macroview’s website at: www.macroview.com.
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