FIDO Authentication in Hong Kong: Deploying the Future of User Authentication Today

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When: November 16, 2018 - 9:00 AM EST
Where: Online

Hong Kong is well-known as one of the busiest and most dynamic financial hubs in the world. With its fast-paced activity and strong focus on fintech and mobile innovation, it’s no surprise that Hong Kong is seeing strong market adoption of FIDO (UAF) biometric authentication in the financial and payments sector.

Tradelink, a FIDO Alliance member company, has its wholly-owned subsidiary operated as the first commercial Recognized Certification Authority in Hong Kong. In addition to providing Government Electronic Trading Services, the company also offers a wide range of B2B e-solutions, digital certification services and online/mobile security solutions for identity management and payment.

Join Andrew Cheng, Tradelink’s CTO as he shares his company’s experience rolling out FIDO UAF in multiple customer deployments which has resulted in FIDO authentication underpinning millions of consumer transactions per month in the Hong Kong region.

Join this webinar on Friday, November 16 at 9:00am HKT to learn:
  • The current landscape for 2FA in Hong Kong
  • Where FIDO UAF fits in
  • Adoption of FIDO in Hong Kong
  • Lessons learned
  • The impact of the Hong Kong eID coming in 2020

Featured Speaker: Andrew Cheng, Chief Technology Officer, Tradelink

Andrew Cheng, CTO, TradelinkAndrew Cheng is currently the Chief Technology Officer of Tradelink. Mr. Cheng has over 20 years of IT-related business experience, covering internet security, domestic and international supply chain, logistics and finance. He was a specialist in the consultancy on the setting up of a Public Key Infrastructure by the Hong Kong Government and is currently a member of the Advisory Committee on the Code of Practice for Recognized Certification Authorities of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as well as a member of the Expert Review Panel of Hong Kong R&D Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technologies. Mr. Cheng holds a Master of Commerce degree in Information Systems from the University of New South Wales, a Master of Engineering degree from the University of Sydney, a Bachelor of Engineering degree with Honours in Electrical Engineering from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Sydney.


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