For businesses to succeed into the next century, they must become increasingly switched into computing to compete in a hi- tech world. Business people can learn how to deal with issues like Internet security and how to set up an Internet server through a new training course. The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and SunSoft aim to show people how to use the technologies of Java - the global programming language for computers and inter-intranet technologies. The latest course also covers network security using Firewall and advanced software tools and how to use an Intel platform. Anyone from software engineers to corporate information officers and IT managers to those wanting to learn about Java and network computing can attend the course. A HKPC spokesman said: 'Making use of these new technologies and new generation applications will gain you a competitive edge.' Subjects on the course agenda include Enterprise Computing in the year 2000, and setting up an Internet server using the latest software technology. Four specialists from SunSoft will present the two-day course, including Robert Massoudi, director of marketing and business development. The other speakers will be Guang Rong, director of system engineering, Andy Leung, senior systems engineer, and Venus Chow, network security consultant. The course is being held on April 29 and 30 at the HKPC building, in Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon. Gifts to value of $25,000 along with course material from SunSoft will be avilable to anyone who attends the sessions. Other gifts include an Internet account and 50 hours connection time from the HKNet. The course costs $8,000. HKPC offers a number of courses to train people in computing languages. The council also works with the British National Computer Centre and Learning Tree International, which is a well-known adult education institution. For more information on the latest Java, Inter/Intranet and Security Technologies course call 2788-6262 or fax 2788-6260.