HARBIN, May 25 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping paid a call on a local cybersecurity firm during his three-day tour of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, where he spoke of the importance of concerted efforts to ensure national cybersecurity.
At the headquarters of Antiy Corp. in Harbin, capital of the province, Xi learned of how an antivirus engine was developed and was shown how real-time monitoring of threats to cybersecurity are carried out .
Cybersecurity is an integral part of national security, he said, stressing the need for an integrated system of national cybersecurity while calling on firms and workers in the field to work together on the matter.
Xi encouraged them to learn from each other to their mutual benefit and come up with new approaches to cybersecurity.
Xi also visited other technology companies in the city, including a shipbuilding institute where he explained the urgency for technological workers to make breakthroughs in core technology.
Only through giving full play to intellectuals and talent would the province see technological innovation and development of high-tech industries, Xi said.