Vietnam recorded 2,017 cyber attacks on its information systems in the first half of 2020, down 27.1% year-on-year.
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.
The number of detections of web threats in Vietnam fell by more than 30% last year compared to 2018, with 75 million different Internet-borne cyberthreats, according to Kaspersky Security Network (KSN) 2019.
Vietnam is planning to sell smartphones costing just 500,000 VND (20 USD) under a smartphone universalisation programme, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung said.
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has issued a resolution to boost cashless payments in the country.
Risk management experts are facing a critical moment. While many technology risks are not new, faster adoption of digital initiatives could increase them beyond manageable levels.
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 and more businesses and organisations in southern Vietnam are focusing on cybersecurity, but there are still limitations such as inadequate procedures and visibility of risks, according to a report tabled at Vietnam Information Security Day in Ho Chi Minh City on November 21.
Organisations in Vietnam are facing longer downtimes caused by cybersecurity breaches, compared to the regional and global averages, according to a recent Cisco study.
VOV.VN - A press conference was held in Hanoi on November 14 to launch Vietnam Information Security Day 2019.
Ensuring information and national security is a top priority when applying internet of things (IoT) in production and life, a conference heard in Ho Chi Minh City on November 13.
The development of technologies such as 4G, 5G, internet of things and artificial intelligence has rapidly changed the healthcare sector’s landscape globally, including in Vietnam, with more organisations adopting digitisation, according to experts.
Despite paying more attention and investing more in security, Vietnam is still one of the Southeast Asian countries suffering the most cyberattacks, and leading global cybersecurity firm Trend Micro is arriving to lend a hand.
Deputy Minister of Public Security Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyen Van Thanh is leading a Vietnamese delegation to join the 4th Singapore International Cyber Week 2019 (SICW), which opened on October 1.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic have concurred to strengthen information and share experience in preventing and combating drug crime, organised crime, terrorism, high-tech crime, and illegal immigration.
Digital transformation is creating opportunities for small and medium-sized businesses in Vietnam but also bringing new risks, according to experts.
Demand for human resources in Vietnam’s information technology (IT) sector has reached a five-year peak with nearly 63,000 jobs to be filled in 2019, according to the second quarter report on Vietnam’s IT market conducted by TopDev, an IT recruitment network and ecosystem.
Vietnam will need 70,000 - 90,000 information technology (IT) workers in 2019, the online newspaper of the Government reported, citing a report by TopDev – an IT recruiting firm.
Artificial intelligence can close cybersecurity loopholes by anticipating threats and taking protective measures in time, an expert says.