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International workshop spotlights information security in Vietnam

A workshop, themed “intelligence security in the smart connected world”, opened in Hanoi on December 1, as part of activities marking the Vietnam Information Security Day 2017 event. Participants at the Vietnam Information Security Day 2017 workshop in Hanoi (Photo: Speaking at the conference, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Pham Hong Hai stressed ... Read More »

Innovators receive Luong Dinh Cua Award

Ta Dinh Huy, 35, of Thuong Vuc Commune, Hanoi’s Chương Mỹ District, was one of 86 outstanding young people given a 2017 Luong Dinh Cua Award, for making farming machines and creating jobs for 50 local youngsters. Tạ Đình Huy works at his mechanic workshop. The annual awards were presented on Thursday morning in Hà Nội. Huy’s story began in ... Read More »

Vietnamese businesses fear future ransomware attacks

VietNamNet Bridge – After the May 2017 worldwide cyberattack by the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm, Vietnamese businesses fear being blackmailed by ransomware again. The biggest concern about cyber security is ransomware “100 percent of businesses surveyed by VNISA said the biggest concern about cyber security is ransomware,” said Vo Van Khang, deputy chair of VNISA. The WannaCry attack was on May ... Read More »

Vietnam Internet Forum 2017 underway in Hanoi

Focusing on sessions such as e-government, open data, smart cities, and social media, the Vietnam Internet Forum 2017 (VIF17) is being held in Hanoi on November 27 and 28 for the first time, marking 20 years of the internet in Vietnam. With the theme “Digital for Good”, VIF17 seeks to provide a platform for exchanging views on how the internet ... Read More »

IT sector targets 15 percent annual growth

Viet Nam’s software, digital content and IT services sector targets annual growth of at least 15 per cent to retain its position as one of the 10 leading software and digital content outsourcing countries in the world, according to the HCM City Computer Association. A seminar on Taiwan’s AIoT industry and COMPUTEX 2018 held in HCM City on November 28.  ... Read More »

Internet of Things to drive VN’s digital future

The massive potential of Internet of Things (IoT) is set to help Viet Nam pursue its goal of a smart city and becoming an industrial country by 2020, experts said at an international conference held on Thursday in HCM City. Experts speak at the 19th edition of the Asia IoT Business Platform organised on Thursday in HCM City.  More than ... Read More »

HCM City announces to start up smart urban model

The HCMC government on Sunday unveiled a program to pilot the smart urban model, starting in districts 1 and 12 first, with an aim to address pressing urban issues like social security, healthcare, transport, environment and education on the web. A representative of VNPT talks about the smart urban technology framework At a ceremony introducing a scheme called “Developing HCMC ... Read More »

Vietnam lacks specialists, machines for preserving antiques

VietNamNet Bridge – At the Vietnam National Museum of History, one officer is responsible for preserving and repairing many different items, and antiques are examined with X-ray machines from hospitals. Vietnam lacks specialists, machines for preserving antiques The preservation division of the museum is in three rooms, each of which covers an area of 20 square meters. When reporters visited, ... Read More »

Vietnam vows constant technology innovation

Vietnamese agencies, businesses and organisations are constantly innovating and experimenting with the latest technologies, making every effort to keep themselves up-to-date, and exploring different solutions including e-government, digital economy or online consumption. Pham Hong Hai, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, said at the opening of the Vietnam Internet Forum 2017 that Vietnamese authorities would always promote openness, transparency and ... Read More »

Vietnamese professor invents sleep-monitoring device

VietNamNet Bridge – With WiSpiro, the autonomous system that monitors a person’s breathing volume invented by Prof Vu Ngoc Tam, users can check the quality of their sleep via brainwave signals. Prof Vu Ngoc Tam WiSpiro is 1,000 times cheaper than other products of the same type available in the market. The product won awards at ACM MobiCom S3 in ... Read More »