Taiwan CYBERSEC 2020 opens with 250 exhibitors from around world

CYBERSEC 2020 marks first large cybersecurity event held in Taiwan since pandemic

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/08/11
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

(Taiwan News photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The two-day CYBERSEC 2020 conference opened on Tuesday (Aug. 11) at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, gathering over 250 cybersecurity companies from around the world to showcase the latest in products and services.

CYBERSEC is the largest and most comprehensive conference in Taiwan for cybersecurity professionals. The 2020 event marks the first large cybersecurity exhibition after the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.

With the theme “Resilience Matters” the event aims to highlight the versatility of cybersecurity threats as well as many solutions to safeguard business sustainability.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the exhibition on Tuesday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said, “Cybersecurity is national security,” and that cyber attacks have become more delicate, targeting important business secrets, intellectual property, and even a country's democratic system. She added that the government is pushing many projects forward to cope with the stringent challenges cybersecurity poses.    [FULL  STORY]

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