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The final round of the WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 is scheduled to take place in mid-February in Hanoi, according to the Authority of Information Security under the Ministry of Information and Communications.

The most influential security activities in Vietnam 2019

Here are the cybersecurity highlights in 2019 as selected by the Vietnamese Network Security (VSEC).

Pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake to be officially operational

The pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake and surrounding areas in downtown Hanoi will be put into operation from January 1, 2020, after three years of trial operation.

Ransomware rises in third quarter

The number of variants of money stealing malware rose in the third quarter of 2019, though the number of victims recorded fell, according to a report from security firm Kaspersky.


Minister urged mastering technologies to better cybersecurity

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.

Southern businesses are taking cybersecurity more seriously: report

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,

IoT, digital transformation require VN to focus on cybersecurity

The rapid development of internet of things in Viet Nam has forced authorities and businesses to pay attention to cybersecurity, a conference heard in HCM Cityon Wednesday.


HCM City prepares to host Vietnam Information Security Day

The annual Viet Nam Information Security Day will be organised on November 21, the Viet Nam Information Security Association and the HCM City Department of Information and Communication have announced.


E-commerce expected to boom in Vietnam

With a total market value of 4 billion USD back in 2015, e-commerce in Vietnam rose drastically to 7.8 billion USD in value in 2018, and is expected to continue on an upward trend.

Vietnam's stature grows on Asian cybersecurity map

Vietnam has been making progress in the field of cybersecurity amid increased attacks on blockchain and cryptocurrency trading floors.

Cyber security in Vietnam facing severe challenges

There has been an increasing number of cyber attacks recently in Vietnam aiming at both state units and private organizations to steal sensitive information. 

Vietnam calls for stronger international cooperation in cybersecurity

Vietnam wants to learn from international experience in cyber security, and stands ready to cooperate with international law enforcement agencies and organisations in this sphere, Minister of Public Security General To Lam has said.

More than 7,000 cyber attacks hit Vietnam so far this year

Vietnam has so far this year recorded more than 7,000 cyber attacks, the Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT) reported.


Personal information can be easily exploited in Vietnam in illegal way

The Cyber Security Law strictly prohibits firms doing business on technology platforms to sell clients’ personal information.

Vietnam needs up to 90,000 IT workers in 2019

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.

22,000 computers in Vietnam vulnerable to cyberattacks

The VN Information Security Department has issued a warning of new vulnerabilities found in remote desktop services, which may affect 22,000 computers using Windows operating system in Vietnam.


Vietnam suffers over 6,200 cyber attacks in seven months

Vietnam recorded 6,219 cyber attacks since the start of 2019, a year-on-year surge of 104 percent, said the Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT).


Security World 2019: security for banking and state management

Cyberattacks are increasingly complicated and dangerous with an increasing number of attacks, requiring a comprehensive security solution encompassing regulations, technology, and human resources.

Cybersecurity solutions for small businesses: an untapped market

Cybersecurity solution providers are mostly targeting large corporations, ignoring small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), which are also facing security problems.

Malware using AI could appear in 2019, experts say

VietNamNet Bridge - Experts from BKAV Corporation, the Vietnamese cybersecurity firm, have predicted that malicious codes using AI may turn up in Vietnam in 2019 under the form of PoC (proof of concept).