Ngô Tấn Vũ Khanh, development director at Kaspersky Lab Vietnam, and Nguyễn Hoàng Anh, rector of iSpace, after signing a collaboration agreement in HCM City this week. — VNS PhotoViet Nam News HCM CITY — HCM City-based iSpace College of Information Technology has signed an agreement with Kaspersky Lab Việt Nam for cyber security training. The Russian network security giant will set up a lab at the college for research, training and developing advanced information and cyber security subjects for IT students, especially cyber security students. It will also send experts to instruct and provide training in cyber security to iSpace’s teachers and students. The two sides will collaborate to study effective solutions for network defence, prevention of malicious codes and protection of companies and other organisations’ databases in Việt Nam. Ngô Tấn Vũ Khanh, development director of Kaspersky Lab Vietnam, … [Read more...] about iSpace signs deal with Kaspersky Lab for cyber security training
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Japanese investors explore Ha Nam’s investment environment Ha Nam province will create favourable conditions to attract more Japanese businesses to invest in local projects, said Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Truong Quoc Huy. During his working session with a business delegation from Japan’s Nagahama city on November 5, Huy affirmed that Ha Nam always considers Japan an important partner in cooperation and investment attraction. Enterprises investing in Ha Nam will be supported in terms of electricity, water, worker recruitment and security, he said. The province has earmarked Dong Van III Industrial Park, which has a favourable location and well-built infrastructure, for Japanese investors, the official said. Huy told his guests that Ha Nam highly evaluated Japanese companies’ investment capacity and cooperation, adding that Japanese firms have always observed their investment commitments to the province, had good working environments and … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 7/11
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Cyber security risks could lead to trillions of dollars in economic losses to businesses, said Trần Văn Dũng, Chairman of the State Securities Commission. In addition to direct costs to handle the crisis, repair systems and pay for lawyers, cyber attacks could also result in reduced confidence among customers, affecting enterprises’ business activities, Dũng added. The Việt Nam Institute of Directors (VIOD) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) held a seminar titled ‘Cyber resilience for the board of directors’ in Hà Nội on Thursday. According to attendees at the seminar, cyber threats are intensifying in Asia. Hackers are 80 per cent more likely to attack organisations in Asia, while nearly 80 per cent of internet users in Asia have not received training on cyber security. Total economic losses are estimated to reach US$1.75 trillion, accounting for 7 … [Read more...] about Cyber security key for businesses: official
Viet Nam News Hoàng Phước Thuận, Director General of the General Department of Network Security, under the Ministry of Public Security, speaks to the Viet Nam News Agency about the draft Network Security Law Will you please explain why Việt Nam wants to have its own Network Security Law? As we all know, the network security in both Việt Nam and other countries has experienced quite a lot of challenges, particularly cyber attacks, in recent years. In our country, the information network has experienced tens of thousands of cyber attacks each year, with social networks being a common target. Nowadays, cyber space has become a “safe heaven” for criminals, particularly for organised criminal groups. One of the reasons leading to this situation is that we lack a proper legal corridor. This is a key reason for us to develop our Law on Network Security, to protect our national security, the State secrete, social law and order and the rights … [Read more...] about Draft Network Security Law honours legal commitments
VietNamNet Bridge - The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has announced its findings about inspections of airlines’ compliance with laws on securing customer privacy. The inspections were conducted at Vietnam Airlines (VNA), Vietjet (VJ) and Jetstar Pacific (JPA). Airlines are using different booking systems Inspectors found that air carriers are using different booking, seat reservation and ticket sale systems. VNA is using a system provided by SABRE Airlines Solution, a prestigious booking software provider. VNA has also set up programs to supervise the activities of computer users and control access to the booking and reservation system. However, the national flag air carrier still cannot fully prevent exposure of passengers’ information. The problem is that some regional branches of VNA have the right to run API programs connected with SABRE ticket booking and seat reservation programs. These include software informing passengers about … [Read more...] about Are airline security solutions reliable?