Cybersecurity emergency response centre to be operational next month hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Cybersecurity Emergency Response Teams/Coordination Centre (VNCERT/CC) will be put into official operation from November 1 under the management of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC)’s Authority of Information Security.

The centre is headquartered in Hanoi and has branches in Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang.

According to the MIC, the centre is established by merging the Vietnam Cybersecurity Emergency Response Teams and the Information Security Evaluation Centre, which means it has all the combined authority of both agencies.

The VNCERT/CC will serve as a technical connecting point that coordinates the settlement of security problems in the Internet space and evaluates the information security across the country.

The centre’s responsibilities also include managing and operating data system and technical system related to the response to problems, as well as checking and preventing spam e-mails and messages, supporting State management agencies and enforcing laws on information security.

Along with cooperating with relevant agencies in responding and evaluating information security, the centre will engage in drilling and training activities and communications in the field./.