The Telecommunications Authority informed that only 20 percent of 1.15 million mobile subscribers that have their SIM card locked have come to certify their information so far. After May 15, nearly 1 million SIM cards will be retrieved.
The Authority of Information Security under the Ministry of Information and Communications reported that nearly 4,000 cyberattacks happened in Vietnam in the first 4 months this year and were addressed after timely warnings.
The Public Security Ministry has just warned that scamming tricks of criminals are blooming in accordance with the newest social events and state policies in the country, especially during the approaching holiday.
It is a need to build a dynamic, fast-growing, sustainable and self-reliant economy on the basis of science-technology and innovation, and in combination with international relations and integration, heard a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on March 30.
The Covid-19 pandemic has made people depend more on the Internet,with its benefits and drawbacks. The children, the most vulnerable in the virtual world, should be equipped with sufficient knowledge to protect themselves from these negativities.
The HCMC Information and Communications Department has cooperated with information security units to hold a drill on cyber securityto actively try to deal with an increasing number of cyberattacks during the city’s digital transformation process.
Bkav Cyber Security Co. yesterday announced that in 2022, computer viruses have created a property damage of VND21.2 trillion (US$883 million) to Vietnamese users, accounting for 0.24 percent of the national GDP, which is quite low in the world. The country also rose 25 positions in the Global Cybersecurity Index.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong highlighted the significance of Vietnam-Laos special relationship during a reception in Hanoi on December 7 for Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Laos Chansamone Chanyalath.
The Authority of Information Security (under the Ministry of Information and Communications) yesterday cooperated with Viettel Cyber Security and IEC Group to hold a roundtable discussion themed ‘Optimizing Resources – Increasing Performance for Investments in Information Security in the Digital Era’.
The Authority of Information Security (under the Information and Communications Ministry) has just announced that in the first five months this year, there have been 5,463 cyber-attacks in Vietnam, including 930 Phishing, 776 Deface, and 3,757 Malware.
The Vietnam Cybersecurity Emergency Response Teams/Coordination Centre (VNCERT/CC) – the Authority of Information Security has warned of a dangerous tendency of fraudulent employment of collaborators for e-commerce platforms lately.
The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) under the Authority of Information Security (AIS – Ministry of Information and Communications) reported a total of nearly 1,400 cyber-attacks in January alone (an increase of 10.29 percent compared to last December). This alarming figure has forced information administrators of organizations as well as each Internet user in Vietnam to use proper tools to strengthen their 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.