Kai-Lung Hui

Kai-Lung Hui

Kai-Lung Hui is a chair professor in the Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics, and Operations Management at the HKUST Business School. His academic interests include information privacy and security, IT policy, fintech, and electronic commerce.

Latest from Kai-Lung Hui

Opinion | Why hasn’t Hong Kong updated its antiquated property title system yet?

The Land Titles Ordinance was enacted in 2004 to set up a new registration system, but has still not been implemented. Homebuyers and owners need a digitised land register, like those in other leading cities, to reduce disputes, costs and uncertainty.

The Land Titles Ordinance was enacted in 2004 to set up a new registration system, but has still not been implemented. Homebuyers and owners need a digitised land register, like those in other leading cities, to reduce disputes, costs and uncertainty.

27 Mar 2021 - 8:45AM
The View | As the coronavirus pandemic decimates economies worldwide, we all need to make sacrifices

Businesses, employees and consumers should all shoulder some of the losses to get through this difficult time. Meanwhile, offering customers simple value-added services, in exchange for those lost due to social distancing rules, could go a long way.

Businesses, employees and consumers should all shoulder some of the losses to get through this difficult time. Meanwhile, offering customers simple value-added services, in exchange for those lost due to social distancing rules, could go a long way.

21 May 2020 - 10:12AM
Opinion | Hong Kong must address the deeper digital inequalities exposed by the coronavirus pandemic

More than access to computers and high-speed internet, the divide is in what you can do with the access, particularly in critical times, such as during the mask shortage, when the digitally able bought them online while the rest queued for hours, risking Covid-19.

More than access to computers and high-speed internet, the divide is in what you can do with the access, particularly in critical times, such as during the mask shortage, when the digitally able bought them online while the rest queued for hours, risking Covid-19.

27 Mar 2020 - 6:19AM
Opinion | After Cathay Pacific’s debacle, companies must get proactive with cybersecurity and get customers involved

As more systems become interconnected, it grows more important for companies, their customers and employees to be aware of potential vulnerabilities. Protection is effective only if it is extended to all parties.

As more systems become interconnected, it grows more important for companies, their customers and employees to be aware of potential vulnerabilities. Protection is effective only if it is extended to all parties.

30 Oct 2018 - 7:19PM
Regulation is welcome, but don’t block blockchain entirely

Recent stern actions by China and South Korea are understandable – the threat of criminal activity or bubbles means blockchain needs the hand of regulators. Along the way, though, we should not forget blockchain’s advantages.

Recent stern actions by China and South Korea are understandable – the threat of criminal activity or bubbles means blockchain needs the hand of regulators. Along the way, though, we should not forget blockchain’s advantages.

12 Feb 2018 - 3:58PM
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