Decision No.131/QD-TTg, issued on January 25, 2022 by the Government, aims at boosting digital transformation in the educational sector from 2022-2025, with a vision to 2030. After a year launching it, several schools have seen difficulties.
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 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.
Illegal collection or stealing personal data on the Internet, especially on social networks, in Vietnam has become so thorny lately. One critical matter in Vietnam at present is to ensure the security and safety of its Population Database, which is developed by the Public Security Ministry and is fully exploited by various ministries and state agencies for socio-economic growth.
According to the latest report of the Government Committee on Cipher and authorities, Vietnam’s information security has developed complicatedly. Attacks and cybercriminals are increasing in order to destroy information systems and steal data increasingly causing serious consequences.
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.
The U.S. government will stop aid to any country involved in deals that can be instrumental to strengthening North Korea's cyberattack capabilities, according to an appropriations bill, signed by President Donald Trump last week.
South Korea's top financial regulator on Monday stressed the importance of beefing up the security of the nation's finance-related cyber networks amid speculation that North Korea may launch cyberattacks on the South's key state agencies, source from the Yonhap.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2011 (AFP) - A hacker group was brazenly ramping up its antics as waves of cyberattacks targeting even the US spy agency expose how poorly defended many networks are against Internet marauders.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 16, 2011 (AFP) - Hackers have disrupted Malaysian government websites, authorities said Thursday, following threats by anti-censorship "Anonymous" activists and a cyberattack on the CIA by an allied group.