The Department of Cyber Security and Hi-tech Crime Prevention under the Ministry of Public Security has recently detected a sharp increase in the number of cyber-attacks on Vietnam’s Internet system, particularly on the websites and networks of important agencies, economic groups, financial institutions.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Lieutenant General Luong Tam Quang, Deputy Minister of Public Security, attended the 5th ASEAN Ministerial Conference on Cyber Security (AMCC) hosted by Singapore in the form of a virtual conference on October 7.
The Information Security Department, under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC), and BKAV on December 6 announced their plan to organize the WhiteHat Grand Prix 06, a contest on cyber security, officially sponsored by the MIC.
The People’s Security Academy (PSA) hosted an international workshop themed “Information Security in the context of Industry 4.0” on November 15.
General To Lam, Minister of Public Security, answered various questions from deputies at the 14th National Assembly’s ongoing eighth session.
PSNews - The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) hold a conference on July 23 on the Law on Cyber Security. Senior Lieutenant General Bui Van Nam, member of the Party Central Committee and Deputy Minister of Public Security, chaired the conference.
The American cybersecurity giant Symantec has downplayed a data breach that allowed a hacker to access passwords and a purported list of its clients, including large Australian companies and government agencies.
PSNews – The Department of Cyber Security and Counter-Cyber-Crimes under the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on December 17 opened a course on cyber security and counter cyber-crimes for public security officers.
PSNews - The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on October 9 held a meeting with the Cyber Security Law Drafting Board and Working Group responsible for drafting government’s instructions on implementing the Cyber Security Law.
The Israeli Embassy in Vietnam and the Vietnam Information Security Association (VNISA) co-organised a symposium in Hanoi on July 31 to share experience in cyber security, attracting 11 leading firms in the field from Israel.
Preventing Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attacks on national critical information infrastructure was the main topic of a seminar and drill on cyber security for central Vietnam and the Central Highlands in the central city of Da Nang on June 29.
Legislators have been discussing bills on education and cyber security at the 5th session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on May 29 morning.
PSNews – According to a recent survey conducted by the Ministry of Public Security (MPS), 29 out of 80 portals of governmental agencies with serious security vulnerabilities are at risk of cyber attacks. They include portals of the Ministries of Finance, Justice, and Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
PSNews – Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Thanh, Member of the Central Party Committee, Deputy Minister of Public Security had a talk on cyber security with Professor Dreck Reveron at the United States Naval Academy on March 28 in the People’s Police Academy.
PSNews - A seminar on cyber security law was co-organized by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Vietnam Association for Information Processing and Vietnam Information Security Association on October 9 in Hanoi.
PSNews - The participating teams competed with each other in dealing with assumed scenarios designed by the organizing board.
PSN - On September 22nd, the Ministry of Public Security held an online meeting connecting offices of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city related to ensuring cyber security.