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Local firms learn the importance of cyber security

Local firms learn the importance of cyber security

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.

More space needed for white-hat hackers

More space needed for white-hat hackers

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.

Conference studies cyber security in Vietnam

Conference studies cyber security in Vietnam

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 stresses ICT cooperation with Czech

Minister stresses ICT cooperation with Czech

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 get smarter

Network attacks get smarter

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.

Hanoi forum seeks to foster IT links in ASEAN

Hanoi forum seeks to foster IT links in ASEAN

Cyber security and smart society development were the main focuses of a forum in Hanoi on November 24, which was attended by scientists from research institutes at ASEAN and Vietnamese universities.

Public Security Minister’s visit to foster ties with Israel

Public Security Minister’s visit to foster ties with Israel

Public Security Minister General To Lam met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv on November 15, during which he thanked the PM for directing Israel’s agencies to cooperate with Vietnam’s Public Security Ministry in past years.

Singapore launches 43-mln-SGD cyber security laboratory

Singapore launches 43-mln-SGD cyber security laboratory

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and the telecom group Singtel has launched a joint cyber security laboratory, with the aim of protecting consumers against security threats, data leaks and other online attacks.

Singapore announces national strategy on cyber security

Singapore announces national strategy on cyber security

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong officially announced Singapore’s national strategy on cyber security on October 10 while attending the opening ceremony of the International Cyber security Week held for the first time in the Southeast Asian country.

Ensuring cyber security – urgent task: Deputy PM

Ensuring cyber security – urgent task: Deputy PM

Ensuring cyber and information security is an urgent task as the cyber environment is increasingly exploited for such bad activities as swindling or inciting sabotage schemes against the Party and the State, said Deputy Prime Truong Hoa Binh.

VNPT urged to become a leader in telecom market

VNPT urged to become a leader in telecom market

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) and the telecommunications sector to redouble efforts to become a spearhead economic sector and contribute more to national development.