Vietnam did not suffer from any cyber attacks that caused extensive impact or serious problems during the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.
The final round of the WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 is scheduled to take place in mid-February in Hanoi, according to the Authority of Information Security under the Ministry of Information and Communications.
VOV.VN - 2019 is seen as a breakthrough year in building Vietnam’s e-government. Key projects were launched to lay the foundation for an uniform e-government system nationwide.
With increasing use of technology, Vietnam is facing risks in terms of cybersecurity, threatening national security, said Nguyen Minh Chinh, Director General of the Cyber Security and High-tech Crime Prevention Department under the Ministry of Public Security.
VOV.VN - Minister of Public Security General To Lam has highlighted Vietnam's initiatives that underline the need for effective bilateral and multilateral actions between countries in a bid to cope with cyber security challenges.
The Director-General of the Department of Information and spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) disclosed that Thailand is ready to host the 35th ASEAN Summit and related meetings from November 2 - 4, 2019.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is ready to join hands with ASEAN member states in stepping up cooperation towards practical outcomes with the Republic of Korea (RoK), said Deputy Defense Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh at the 2019 ASEAN- RoK Defense Vice Ministerial Talks in Seoul, the Republic of Korea on September 4.
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’s cyber security is being compromised, posing new challenges in ensuring information safety, especially in the finance-banking sector, State agencies and organisations.
Domestic and foreign experts are gathering at the international conference and expo “Security World 2019”, which opened in Hanoi on May 29, to discuss measures to strengthen data protection and cyber security for the public and the financial-banking sectors.
The Viettel Cyber Security Company, a subsidiary of the military-run industry and telecom group Viettel, made debut in Hanoi on April 12.
The Government Office held a ceremony in Hanoi on March 12 to launch the National E-Document Exchange Platform, a move towards a digital government and economy.
Vietnamese computer users suffered a record VND14.9 trillion (US$637.6 million) in damage from viruses this year, an increase of 21% from 2017, according to a cyber security assessment report released by Bkav Technology Group this week.
Google is researching the procedures for opening a representative office in Vietnam to ensure that its compliance with local regulations is in line with its international commitments, Senior Vice President Ken Walker has said.
Legal frameworks, policies on intellectual property rights and cyber security were topics of interest for enterprises, especially foreign-invested companies, at the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2018.
Information safety and cyber security are becoming a constant factor and the fight between cyber criminals and network safety professionals is unrelenting as the world steps into the digital era and all information is placed in cyber space, a recent seminar heard in Ho Chi Minh City.
The final round of the global-scale cyber security competition Whitehat Grand Prix 2018 is set to begin on November 1, according to the Information Security Department under the Ministry of Information and Communications.
The Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT) hosted the ASEAN CERTs Incident Drill – ACID 2018 in Hanoi on September 5, focusing on improving the capacity of participating countries in dealing with cyber crimes caused by coin mining viruses.
Cyber security is a hot issue globally. In Vietnam, concerns on the subject have been expressed by the Government and departments, especially in the field of banking – finance, said Le Manh Hung, director of the State Bank of Vietnam’s Information Technology Department.
RMIT University and the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen cyber expertise in a number of areas, in particular the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, and dark web.