HCM City police sets up division to crack down on cybercrime
The Ho Chi Minh City Police Department, on January 12, held a ceremony to announce a decision on the establishment of its new devision for cyber security and high-tech crime prevention and control.
Officials at the ceremony to launch a new division for cyber security and high-tech crime prevention and control
Senior Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen The Lam, Deputy Chief of Staff of the local police, was assigned to head the unit.
Speaking at the event, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong stated ensuring cyber safety is a pillar in HCM City’s smart city building.
He pledged the authorities will create best condition possible for the local police force to invest in infrastructure and equipment serving the work in contribution to boosting technological application in guarding political security and social order right from the outset of 2021.
Major General Le Hong Nam, Director of the municipal Police Department, said the establishment of the division promptly meets demand of crime prevention and control in the new context.
He ordered the division to quickly start deploying its missions./. VNA
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