Team CLGTftMeePwn of Vietnam won the first prize at the WhiteHat Grand Prix 2017 cyber security competition, which took place in Hanoi on December 16-17 under the theme “Vietnam Heritages”.
As many as 597 cyber attacks were launched on Vietnam’s websites in November 2017, according to the Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT).
National Assembly (NA) deputies had mixed views on the need of issuing a law on cyber security while scrutinising the draft law on November 23.
Some proposals in the draft Law on Cyber Security by the Ministry of Public Security are not consistent with international commitments Vietnam has made, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
Facebook, Google, Viber, and Amazon are required to set up their own servers in Vietnam in accordance to the Draft Cyber Security Law, which could be a challenge.
The National Assembly reviewed reports on the draft Law on State Secret Protection and Law on Cyber Security during its fourth session in Hanoi on October 25.
The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on September 14 agreed on the necessity to amend the Law on Competition to address inadequacies in the 12-year-old legislation.
VOV.VN - The 4th industrial revolution with the rapid advancement of the cyber network and digital technology has brought great changes.
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) is promoting cyber security awareness, as the number of internet users in Thailand has increased.
Thailand and Portugal have joined hands to initiate digital cooperation with special focus on cyber security, said Digital for Economy and Society Minister Pichet Durongkaveroj.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will arrange a seminar on ASEAN’s cyber security cooperation to search for guidelines to address cyber challenges in the future.
Ho Chi Minh City needs Europe’s experience and solutions to create smart cities, a conference heard on June 30.
Deputy Minister of Public Security Sen. Lt. Gen. Bui Van Nam has suggested measures for ensuring international information security while attending a high-level meeting on security issues in Russia’s Tver Region on May 24-25.
Vietnamese firms, especially those in the financial sector, should step up their security immediately to combat Wanna Decryptor and other, more sophisticated cyber attacks in the future. Will Nguyen, head of Cybersecurity, KPMG Vietnam & Cambodia shared his views with VIR’s Nam Phuong.
The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) and the Novicom Company of the Czech Republic have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cyber security cooperation.
Founded in 2013, Vietnam’s first forum for cyber security research community, the whitehat.vn, which is commonly known as a forum for “white-hat hackers”, has more than 31,000 members.
Vietnam joined other 19 countries and territories in responding to cyber security incidences at an international drill themed “Emergence of a New DDoS Threat” held in Hanoi on March 22.
A conference focusing on the need to establish groups to handle cyber security problems and maintain safe cyber operations was held in Ho Chi Minh City December 6.
Minister of Information and Telecommunications Truong Minh Tuan highlighted great potential for cooperation between Vietnamese and Czech ICT businesses in the fourth industrial revolution.
Network attacks in Vietnam have become more sophisticated with rises in scale, number and quality, especially those targeting big businesses, said Nguyen Thanh Hung, Deputy Minister of Information and Communication.