Malaysia detains two network attack suspects World

Malaysia detains two network attack suspects

Huzir Mohamed, head of the Malaysia Police’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID), has confirmed that the authorities had detained two men suspected of links to global hacking activities.
Southern firms taking cybersecurity seriously Business

Southern firms taking cybersecurity seriously

More and more businesses and organisations in southern Vietnam are focusing on cybersecurity, but there are still limitations such as inadequate procedures and visibility of risks, according to a report tabled at Vietnam Information Security Day in Ho Chi Minh City on November 21.
Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword Health

Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword

The development of technologies such as 4G, 5G, internet of things and artificial intelligence has rapidly changed the healthcare sector’s landscape globally, including in Vietnam, with more organisations adopting digitisation, according to experts.
Computer viruses cause record loss of 637 million USD Sci-Tech

Computer viruses cause record loss of 637 million USD

Vietnamese computer users suffered a record 14.9 trillion VND (637.6 million USD) in damage from viruses this year, an increase of 21 percent from 2017, according to a cyber security assessment report released by Bkav Technology Group this week.
WEF ASEAN 2018’s theme relevant and timely: ADB Vice President Politics

WEF ASEAN 2018’s theme relevant and timely: ADB Vice President

The theme proposed by Vietnam for the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF-ASEAN) this year, “ASEAN 4.0: Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4),” is very relevant and timely, said Vice President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Stephen P. Groff.
Major Philippine bank encounters serious problem World

Major Philippine bank encounters serious problem

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), a major bank of the Philippines, had to shut down online transactions and automatic teller machines (ATMs) on June 7 after money went missing from accounts.
SBV: Bank security lacking Business

SBV: Bank security lacking

In light of recent widely reported cases of banking fraud related to automatic teller machine (ATM) transactions, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has advised the public to remain calm and adhere to banks’ regulations, while urging the banks to plug security holes.