The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) is making a Request for Information (RFI) to facilitate the establishment of a Pilot Partnership Programme for Cyber Security Information Sharing
The objective of the initiative is to foster a collaborative culture of sharing cyber security information early with peers; helping each other when in need; and jointly guard against massive cyber attacks.
Some of the notable initiatives include a Faster Payment System to be operational in September 2018, Open API to facilitate the development and adoption of API by the banking sector and closer cross-border collaboration with places like Shenzhen and Singapore
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority would enhance its current FinTech Supervisory Sandbox, while the Securities & Futures Commission and the Insurance Authority launched the Regulatory and the Insurtech sandboxes respectively.
Since 2014, public Wi-Fi service has been available for free usage by local residents and tourists under the Wi-Fi.HK scheme at various locations across the territory and the coverage continues to expand.
"We shall open up more suitable government venues through public-private collaboration for private service providers to install equipment and provide Wi-Fi service with free usage time at their own cost.”