Affirming that there has been no sign of massive cyberattacks on many newspapers, the Authority of Information Security said it would soon issue a procedure for quickly responding to cyberattacks on press agencies. Some online newspapers, including VOV, Phap Luat Thanh Pho HCM, Saigon Giai Phong and Thanh Nien, some days ago incurred DDoS attacks, which caused access interruption. There was speculation that a campaign of cyberattacks was targeting press agencies. AIS on June 16 confirmed with VietNamNet that since June 12, the agency had been cooperating with network operators to help VOV at their website vov.vn and Phap Luat Thanh Pho HCM at plo.vn to troubleshoot the attacks. AIS said only these two press agencies incurred attacks, on June 12 and June 15. Appropriate agencies are continuing the investigations and tracing to find the sources, subjects and methods used in the attacks. The websites returned to normal shortly after with early support from the agency in charge … [Read more...] about E-newspapers receive emergency rescue if cyber-attacked
Edge computing is an important key to enterprises’ IT infrastructure strategies and the digital economy. A recent survey by TRA found that 51 percent of IT experts in Asia Pacific have begun applying hybrid IT solutions, combining edge computing, public cloud computing and on-premises infrastructure. Edge computing was chosen by more than 1,100 CTOs as the priority task for the next 12 months. The deployment of edge computing has been going strongly in neighboring markets, according to the report. 79 percent of surveyed institutions in Indonesia have applied edge computing, or have understanding about edge computing. Many of them have been applying edge solutions for advanced projects as well. Meanwhile, Thai businesses plan to step up the use of edge computing in the next 24 months for customers’ experience-oriented projects. TRA’s report confirmed the superiority of the positive effects of these solutions. As much as 72 percent surveyed subjects recognized the benfits of … [Read more...] about How can businesses use edge computing effectively?
The bodhi tree stands guarding Lương Văn Chánh Temple in Phú Hòa District, Phú Yên Province, one of the National Heritage trees of Việt Nam. An old temple against an ageing tree gives people a sense of firm background, stability and tranquillity, and is a classic rural Vietnamese landscape.VNA/VNS Photo Minh Đức By Nguyễn Mỹ Hà It's still early in the summer and Hà Nội's skies are a crystal clear blue as far as the eyes can see. Increased air pollution in recent years has made a blue sky a rare sight in Viet Nam's capital, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on all aspects of life, one area where it may have a silver lining is environmental protection. Lockdowns across the world have led to drops in emissions and therefore air pollution, while the global nature of the crisis could just jolt humanity into a long-needed awakening to the need to counter the unfolding climate crisis. The trees of a historical temple in Hà Nội's Tây Hồ District provide a … [Read more...] about Securing humanity’s future, one tree at a time
Riot police stand guard near a prison during a demonstration by protesters against the military coup in Naypyitaw, on Feb 15, 2021. — AFP/VNA Photo NEW YORK — A Vietnamese diplomat has reiterated the call to immediately end violence in Myanmar, restore trust, begin dialogue and conciliation, and implement the five-point consensus reached by ASEAN leaders in April this year. The international community should continue assisting Myanmar and creating a favourable environment for the implementation of these targets in line with fundamental principles of international law and the UN Charter, Ambassador Đặng Đình Quý, Permanent Representative of Việt Nam to the UN, told the UN General Assembly’s meeting on June 18 (US time), during which a resolution on the situation in Myanmar was adopted. Quý expressed his deep concerns about clashes and attacks in recent weeks which killed many people, underlining that civilians in Myanmar must be protected from the risk of an all-out civil … [Read more...] about Việt Nam emphasises need to immediately end violence in Myanmar
City Party Chief Nguyen Van Nen is vaccinated in the drive (Photo: SGGP) Central and municipal leaders at the vaccination drive launch (Photo: SGGP) The launching ceremony for the drive was held at FPT Software Company in the Hi-Tech Park in Thu Duc City this morning with the participation of Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, HCMC Party Chief Nguyen Van Nen, Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long , Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung and the Japanese Consul General to Ho Chi Minh City, Watanabe Nobuhiro. An employee of FPT is vaccinated (Photo: SGGP) An employee of FPT is vaccinated (Photo: SGGP) The mass vaccination drive is scheduled to finish before June 27 with 200,000 people a day. Speaking at the ceremony, Standing Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh reiterated that from April 27 to now, the Southeast Asian country has entered the fourth wave of Covid-19 and Ho Chi Minh City recorded more than 1,100 cases. Mr. Binh … [Read more...] about HCMC’s largest-ever Covid-19 vaccination drive starts with 500 employees
The new cases were involved in a 59-year old patient N.V.H., living at 407 Le Duan Street, Thac Gian Ward, Thanh Khe District, Da Nang City, who is a security guard of Duy Tan Plastic Company based on 145 Dien Bien Phu Street, Thanh Khe District. After the security guard was confirmed to become Covid-19 patient on June 18, the functional forces and medical staff have promptly performed the tracing for F1 cases and sent people who have been in close contact with him to centralized quarantine facilities and taken Covid-19 test sample for them. Funtional forces imposed lockdown on the residence of the 59-year old patient and traced people being in close contact with him. This morning, a friend of the security guard and four relatives including his wife, children and grandchild got their coronavirus positive test results. After that, the People’s Committee of Thanh Khe District also imposed lockdown on his residence and traced people being in close contact with him. Yesterday, … [Read more...] about Da Nang City reports five new Covid-19 cases