Hanoi, HCM City to host Information Security Day

November 10, 2017 | 09:04 am GMT+7

The annual "Vietnam Information Security Day" will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from November 15 – December 2.


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The Vietnam Information Security Day is annually organised
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 the field.