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

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.

As the coronavirus pandemic decimates economies worldwide, we all need to make sacrifices
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.

Hong Kong must address the deeper digital inequalities exposed by the coronavirus pandemic
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.

After Cathay Pacific’s debacle, companies must get proactive with cybersecurity and get customers involved
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.

Regulation is welcome, but don’t block blockchain entirely
12 Feb 2018 - 3:58PM
WannaCry ransomware attack shows the wisdom of having an offline Plan B
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Time for Hong Kong to stop the nuisance calls, to protect the public and the industry
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM