Yoshitaka Sakurada, minister in charge of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the government's cybersecurity strategy chief, has drawn criticism after admitting he has not used a computer in his professional life. Photo: Kyodo
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SCMP Editorial

Time to get serious about cybersecurity

  • Joking aside, Japan’s appointment of Yoshitaka Sakurada – who admits he does not know how to use a computer – as cybersecurity minister sends the wrong message at a time when there is no turning back the clock to pre-internet days

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Yoshitaka Sakurada, minister in charge of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the government's cybersecurity strategy chief, has drawn criticism after admitting he has not used a computer in his professional life. Photo: Kyodo
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