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Hundreds of corporations in VN transition to legal software, but warns of ongoing risks: BSA

Hundreds of corporations in Vietnam improved their cyber security and legal compliance by replacing illegal software with fully licensed programmes since the launch of BSA’s ASEAN software legalisation campaign last September. The Software Alliance reports that over the last six months, more than 300 corporations in Viet ...

Thailand must boost cybersecurity infrastructure

Some 35 per cent of businesses in Thailand said their most significant cyber breach cost US$1 million or more in damage, a recent report noted. Cybersecurity technology is in high demand following the roll-out of the Cybersecurity Act and Personal Data Protection Act, as well as ...

Alita Sharon

Your data isn’t safe in Thailand

ASEAN has a problem as far as personal data protection goes, and at the bottom of this rung sits Thailand. In a study of privacy and surveillance of 47 countries – four of which are ASEAN – by British tech website Comparitech, Thailand was ranked ...

Sheith Khidhir

Cybersecurity Emergency Response Center established

The Ministry of Information and Communications has decided to establish the Viet Nam Cybersecurity Emergency Response Teams/Coordination Center (VNCERT/CC). The center is located in the capital city of Ha Noi and has two branches in Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang City. The establishment of the ...

Vietnam releases cybersecurity draft decree

Vietnam on Friday released a long-waited draft decree on guidelines to implement a cybersecurity law that global technology companies and rights groups have said could undermine development and stifle innovation. Keep reading ...

Southeast Asia cybersecurity risks have global effect

Cybersecurity vulnerabilities of connected devices in Southeast Asia pose risks to companies far beyond the region, analysts told Bloomberg BNA. The massive October 2016 distributed denial-of-service attack on U.S. websites including those of Netflix Inc. and Twitter Inc., demonstrated that U.S. consumers and businesses aren’t ...

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