Hanoi, HCM City to host Information Security Day
The Vietnam Information Security Day is annually organised (Source: VNISA)
"Vietnam Information Security Day" will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi
Minh City from November 15 – December 2.
The event, themed “Smart security in
the new connection world”, will focus on ensuring information security
amid the fourth industrial revolution and the introduction of smart products
and applications, and smart ecosystem, the Vietnam Information Security
Association (VNISA) announced on November 7.
This year's event is organised by VNISA, the
Information Security Department and the Vietnam Computer Emergency Response
Team under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC), and the
Information Technology Department under the Ministry of National Defence.
An international symposium, to be held in Hanoi
on December 1 as a main activity of the event, will focus on the role of
central-level coordination to mobilise cooperation of ministries, sectors,
localities and communities for ensuring information security.
At the symposium, participants will hear reports
on information security in Vietnam. VNISA will also announce the results of the
Vietnam Information Security Index in 2017.
MIC’s Information Security Department will announce
new State management policies and regulations on information security.
The department will also give comments on
Vietnam's and the world's information security situation and plans for the
development of IT and information security in Vietnam.
Global IT companies and corporations, such as IBM
Google, Amazon, Symantec, Jiran and Microfocus will share experiences,
solutions and tools to ensure information security.
On the occasion, awards will be presented to top
information security products and services, as well as innovative students in