HCMC has already built an IS center to serve its smart urban areas

Digital transformation process in Vietnam must prioritize cyber security

Around 71 percent of businesses in Vietnam have formed their own information security (IS) department in 2021 to signal their great attention to cyber safety matters, as revealed in the virtual meeting ‘Cyber Security for Digital Transformation – Opportunities and Challenges’, co-hosted by the Vietnam Information Security Association-Southern branch (VNISA), the Authority of Information Security (under the Information & Communications Ministry), and the Ho Chi Minh City Information & Communications Department.

The police force of Binh Chanh District is handling a case of spreading fake news in the area.

HCMC fiercely combats against cyber fake news

Accommodating a huge number of Vietnamese users, the Internet, especially social networks, has become a common place to update news. Lately, however, Ho Chi Minh City is witnessing the phenomenon of spreading fake harmful news, mostly related to Covid-19. The city is determinedly putting that phenomenon under control at all cost.

The police are inspecting the location where criminals carry out their illegal activities.

Illegal digital data trading detected

The Department of Cyber Security and Hi-tech Crime Prevention, Ministry of Public Security (A05) yesterday announced the result of its fight against a group of people illegally selling confidential digital data of Vietnamese people.

Vietnam successfully handles APT attacks

Vietnam successfully handles APT attacks

The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) – member of the IT Authority under the Ministry of Information and Communications – announced that since the beginning of 2021, Vietnam has faced numerous Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attacks in different forms.

HCMC to process 90 percent of administrative documents online

HCMC to process 90 percent of administrative documents online

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee has just approved the plan to implement IT in state operations, digital government development, and cyber security maintenance for the period from 2021-2025. This plan aims at improving the service quality towards individuals and businesses.

Products in the field of cyber security are exhibited on the Vietnam Information Security Day 2020 in Hanoi. (Photo: SGGP)

Higher level of cyber security needed for national digital transformation

The Government has asked the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to prioritize mastering the ecosystem for Vietnamese cyber security products in order to best serve demands arisen from the process to establish an e-government, smart city, and essential national databases, as well as carrying out the national digital transformation.

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung is delivering his speech in the event. (Photo: VGP)

Vietnam to popularize cyber security to citizens

The Vietnam Information Security Association (VNISA) yesterday cooperated with the Authority of Information Security (under the Ministry of Information and Communications) to host Vietnam Information Security Day 2020 in Hanoi.

Students of Tran Dai Nghia School are accessing the school’s materials on the Internet. (Photo: SGGP)

Database needs more secured exploitation for economic growth

Data in the digital era has become an increasingly important resource for economic activities besides land, human resources, and energy from fossil fuel. Like other developed nations, Vietnam is paying more and more attention to exploit this valuable resource while securing it effectively for sustainable socio-economic development.

 

Students when learning in online classes are exposed to unhealthy content. (Photo: SGGP)

Online classrooms harassed with unhealthy content

After receiving reports about online classroom being invaded and harassed with unhealthy content, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has just sent a formal document to departments of Education and Training, universities, academies, teacher training colleges as to ensuring cyber security in e-learning for students of all ages.