OREANDA-NEWS. August 15, 2013. CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) has been named winner of the IT Excellence Awards 2013 in the “Best Security Strategy” category. The Award recognises CLP Power’s outstanding performance in cyber security.

The award was presented at the CIO Summit and IT Excellence Awards 2013 event in Singapore on 31 July. CLP Power’s winning project “CLP Group Cyber Security Programme” beat 23 entries in the category. The project focused not only on technology, but also on managing cyber security risks in innovative ways, extensive user education and sound security enforcement policies.

Under the programme, a dedicated Cyber Security Team was set up to monitor and mitigate cyber security threats and provide round the clock protection for CLP’s critical networks and information systems across the Chinese mainland, Australia, India and Hong Kong.

Mr Andre Blumberg, Director – IT of CLP Power, said, “We are pleased and honoured to receive the award. This is in recognition of our thought-leadership in cyber security over the past years. Our efforts in this regard comprise not just investments related to technical security protection but also a comprehensive incident management framework, process control security reviews, physical security strengthening as well as a broad security cultural change programme.”

This year, 197 nominations in seven categories were received from Brunei, the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.