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Cyber security, internet connection ensured during Tet

Cyber security, internet connection ensured during Tet

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.

E-government makes breakthrough

E-government makes breakthrough

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.

VN to join Microsoft's network security protection programme

VN to join Microsoft's network security protection programme

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.

Thailand ready to host ASEAN Summit on Nov 2 - 4

Thailand ready to host ASEAN Summit on Nov 2 - 4

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.

Vietnam alongside ASEAN enhance defense links with RoK

Vietnam alongside ASEAN enhance defense links with RoK

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.

Cybercrime targets finance sector

Cybercrime targets finance sector

Vietnam’s cyber security is being compromised, posing new challenges in ensuring information safety, especially in the finance-banking sector, State agencies and organisations.

Computer viruses cause record loss of US$637 million

Computer viruses cause record loss of US$637 million

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 seeks to open representative office in Vietnam

Google seeks to open representative office in Vietnam

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.

Seminar warns of Vietnam’s need for cyber security

Seminar warns of Vietnam’s need for cyber security

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.

Cyber security contest in Hanoi

Cyber security contest in Hanoi

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.

ASEAN cyber security drill focuses on coin-mining virus prevention

ASEAN cyber security drill focuses on coin-mining virus prevention

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.

Banks to work harder on cyber crime

Banks to work harder on cyber crime

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, TNO collaborate to strengthen cyber expertise

RMIT, TNO collaborate to strengthen cyber expertise

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.