In the morning of April 17, at the Vocational Training and Job Center for farmers in An Giang province, the Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmer Association in coordination with Ministry of Science and Technology and People's Committee of An Giang province held a conference to sum up the application of information technology in speeding up socioeconomic development in rural area in the period of 2000-2005. Participants at the conference were leaders of Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmer Association, Government Office, officials of the Central Committees for Public Relations, Ministry of Science and Technology, Specialty Division under the Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmer Association, and representatives of Department of Science and Technology from 19 southern provinces, press agency, television stations and guests. To carry out the policy to develop agriculture proposed by the Party Committee and People's Committee of An Giang Province, Farmer Association of An … [Read more...] about Conference to sum up the application of information technology in speeding up socioeconomic development in rural area held in the city of Long Xuyen, An Giang province.
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Nowadays the application of information technology in the operation of the government's administrative agencies is essential, helping to improve the working styles of civil servants and public officials in transactions with the organisations and individuals, enhance administrative capacity, support administrative reform and ensure transparency in government operations. Recognising the importance of the application of the information technology, Dak Lak province pays close attention to investments in people, infrastructure, and information technology facilities, and considers the application of information technology an important resource in the process of socio-economic development of the province. So far, in Dak Lak, all agencies have been equipped with intranet; 90 percent of the provincial and district officials are equipped with computers at work, and more than 6,880 accounts use the domain DakLak.gov.vn to share their documents in government agencies from the district to the … [Read more...] about Application of Information Technology: Breakthrough in Governance of Dak Lak
Three hackers attacked websites to steal credit card information. — Photo baogiaothong.vn HA NOI (VNS) — Ha Noi Police Department's hi-tech crimes division (PC50) on Thursday arrested three people who used computer networks to steal and sell customer credit information from businesses. Those arrested include Le Van Nguyen, Nguyen Trong Hong, and Dang Quang Thanh Thanh, who are residents of Trung Hoa Ward, Ha Noi Capital's Cau Giay District. The three suspects, each age 25 years old, previously worked in the network security field. According to reports from police investigators, Nguyen often plays on-line games at a game shop called Arena, which located in Bach Khoa Ward, Ha Noi's Hai Ba Trung District. He is believed to have attacked the Arena shop's host computer and stole passwords at the end of last month. His actions have affected the operation of the shop's network. In addition, Nguyen is charged with working with two accomplices, who also studied at a university … [Read more...] about Ha Noi Police uncover three hackers appropriate credits information
VietNamNet Bridge - A lot of websites were reportedly attacked recently should go back to normal operation after several hours thanks to the back-up systems. However, analysts have warned that in Vietnam, the proportion of institutions and enterprises which have disaster recovery centers remains modest. At the Security Information Day held in Hanoi in November 2010, Dang Manh Pho, Director of the Technology Division under the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), urged banks and institutions to build up and maintain the back-up information technology (IT) systems in order to prevent and fix breakdowns. Pho said that enterprises and institutions need to build IT back-up systems right now before it is too late, and that it is necessary to consider the back-up systems as an effective tool in order to ensure continuous business operations. "Back-up IT systems should be seen as one of the three most important factors for information security of enterprises, … [Read more...] about Information security: shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted
People and businesses now tend to apply necessary measures to protect themselves from leaking personal information. Hang, Head of the Communication Division of an information technology service firm, said that she usually bought goods on three groupon websites. After a short time after she began making online purchases, her email account became full of the emails from 5-6 other groupon websites, inviting to buy goods. Hang said this was a surprise to her, because she showed the email account her company provided to individuals, which she did not give to anyone before. According to Son, an information technology system administrator of a shopping mall in HCM City, said he received a lot of calls from an insurance company, persuading him to take an insurance policy. He had not received similar calls until several months ago, when he opened a bank account. Both Hang and Son said they feel inconvenient when they are bothered with the calls. However, they are both luckier than … [Read more...] about Businesses, individuals live together with the risk of information leakage