REO publishes investigation reports on two data breach incidents

     The Registration and Electoral Office (REO) published today (September 13) two summary reports on the investigations of two data breach incidents that occurred on March 23 and April 28.
     The REO conducted the investigations with the objective of identifying the causes of the incidents and improvement measures that could be taken. The summary reports are available for download at the REO webpage (
     A spokesman for the REO reaffirmed that the REO attaches great importance to the handling and protection of personal data and is committed to complying with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance and relevant codes of practice/guidelines issued by the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data and the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer. The REO will adopt all practical measures to forestall the recurrence of similar incidents in future.

Ends/Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Issued at HKT 14:00