Major economic hubs of big cities and provinces nationwide have announced ambitious multi-billion dollar projects to become smart cities, well-equipped to take advantage of opportunities presented by the digital age.
The human resources training quality for information, communications and technology (ICT) needs to be improved quickly amid the Fourth Industrial Revolution, said Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Phan Tâm.
Nearly 150 organisations, including State agencies, banks and enterprises, participated in a cyber security drill on Wednesday and Thursday, recorded as the largest ever in Việt Nam.
The Ministry of Information and Telecommunications in collaboration with the BKAV Technology Group will organise WhiteHat Drill 05, a network safety rehearsal, on May 9 to tackle the coin-miner virus.
More than 35,000 smartphones in Việt Nam have been affected by the GhostTeam virus, according to the BKAV Technology Group.
Cyber security will continue to be a “hot topic” this year, demanding the attention of technology experts.
The Vietnam Information Security Association (VNISA) decided on Tuesday to set up the Việt Nam Certificate Authority and Digital Transaction Club (VCDC).
With the world getting ever flatter in the digital era, Việt Nam has realised the need to protect itself against information threats in the world of cyber connection.
Việt Nam's leading internet security firm, Bách Khoa Internetwork Security Centre (BKAV), announced that Vietnamese users lost some VNĐ12.3 trillion (US$540 million) in 2017 due to viruses.
The Việt Nam ICT Press Club announced the top 10 ICT events in 2017 on Thursday. This is the result voted for by more than 50 journalists in the information technology sector, from some 40 media agencies nationwide.