Vietnam led Southeast Asia in the number of phishing attacks targeting small enterprises in the first half of this year.
Vietnam recorded 2,017 cyber attacks on its information systems in the first half of 2020, down 27.1% year-on-year.
The 2020 ASEAN - Japan drill on trans-national cyber security took place online and offline on June 25 with the participation of the ten ASEAN member countries and Japan.
Nearly 1,500 cyber attacks were recorded on information systems in Vietnam in the first five months of 2020, a year-on-year decline of 43.9%, according to the Department of Information Security under the Ministry of Information and Communications.
It is time for Vietnam to master technologies to make sure local businesses, organisations and people are protected from cyber-attacks, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung said on November 29.
More than 2,500 websites with Vietnamese domains were attacked in the third quarter, meaning Vietnam stands in 10th in terms of the largest number of cyber attacks in the world.
Artificial intelligence can close cybersecurity loopholes by anticipating threats and taking protective measures in time, an expert says.
Vietnam recorded 6,219 cyber attacks since the start of 2019, a year-on-year surge of 104 percent, said the Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT).
Vietnam suffered 3,159 cyber attacks in the first six months of this year, a decrease from the same period last year, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) said on July 5.
The Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT) on July 23 advised banks and critical national infrastructure organisations to promptly take preventive measures to detect and prevent cyber attacks.
The rapid development of the internet has greatly benefited users but also exposed them to increasingly dangerous cyber-attacks, forcing organisations and businesses to look for ways to protect themselves.
Vietnamese websites were hit by a total of 1,504 cyber-attacks in the first two months of 2018 in the forms of Deface, Malware and Phishing, according to the Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT).
According to a recent research commissioned by Cisco, the little investment in cyber security at the ASEAN’s top listed firms is the main reason behind these firms standing to lose $750 billion of their current market capitalisation to cyber attacks.
Cyber attacks including the rise of ransomware cost Vietnamese users VND12.3 trillion or more than US$542.8 million last year, according to a report from top online security firm BKAV.
Ministers and senior officials from all the 10 ASEAN member states gathered at the second ASEAN Ministerial Conference on Cybersecurity (AMCC) in Singapore on September 18 to seek measures against cyber attacks.
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.
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Vietnamese websites have suffered nearly 7,700 cyber attacks in the first three months of 2017, according to a recent report by state-run Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT).
A national steering committee will be set up to fix incidents related to cyber security following a newly-approved decision by the Prime Minister.
The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on March 10 confirmed that several recent cyber attacks targeting the websites of some airports in Vietnam did not affect aviation activities and operation of the airports.