NATIONAL SECURITY: President Tsai Ing-wen said that the nation is under constant attack and that improving infrastructure and training is critical to ensuring security
Date: Nov 14, 2018
By: Su Yung-yao / Staff reporter
Given the great challenges in information and communications security that
Taiwan faces, the government is to invest more resources on improving related infrastructure and training security experts to strengthen national security, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said yesterday.
Tsai made the remarks at the Presidential Office Building in Taipei when meeting with HITCON and BFS — Taiwanese teams that placed third and 12th respectively at computer security convention DEF CON’s Capture the Flag competition last month.
It is a national honor that Taiwan had two teams in the global final, she said, thanking them for showcasing the nation’s exciting potential on a global stage.
Following a meeting with HITCON after the team won second place in last year’s event, Tsai yesterday said that she instructed National Security Council cybersecurity adviser Lee Der-tsai (李德財) to invest more resources into cultivating information security experts. [FULL STORY]