Students of Baptist Lui Ming Choi Primary School get STEM and robotics training in Sha Tin. Trained young talents can boost network security as cyber crime spreads. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Antivirus is dead: young talents are Hong Kong’s first line of defence against cyberattacks

Winnie Tang says with cyberattackers becoming ever more aggressive and global, rules and battle plans have to be redefined, and the government must urgently step up talent training in schools

Topic |   Cybersecurity

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Students of Baptist Lui Ming Choi Primary School get STEM and robotics training in Sha Tin. Trained young talents can boost network security as cyber crime spreads. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Winnie Tang

Winnie Tang

Dr Winnie Tang JP is an adjunct professor in the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. She is a pioneer in bringing the geographic information system technology to Hong Kong. Over the years, she has been actively advocating the use of technology in e-health, environmental conservation and education. She also founded the Smart City Consortium and Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited.