In such a situation, Ngô Trấn Vũ, director of Nam Trường Sơn Security Company, recommends firms and organisations which allow their employees to work online set up a VPN that protects the company’s devices with virtual security software. … [Read more...] about Working from home threatens cyber security during pandemic
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The announcement said the U.S. is providing nearly $3 million in health assistance to help the Vietnamese government prepare laboratory systems, activate case-finding and event-based surveillance, support technical experts for response and preparedness, risk communication, infection prevention and control, and more. … [Read more...] about US announces $274m in aid to 64 countries, including Vietnam, to battle COVID-19
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - A number of firms have allowed their employees to work from home to protect them during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is increasing the risks to cybersecurity. Working remotely may keep people safe, however, Vu The Binh, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Internet Association tells Vietnam News: “Cybersecurity issues are more likely to arise as a result of people working from home, especially for those not using a company computer.” Binh added: “A home computer is less likely to be set up as securely as a company one.” “Most home computers contain more risks as they are used by other family members with low or no protection packages.” The expert thought working from home could expose employees' devices and the company's network to threats on insecure public WiFi networks. In January, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) warned local internet users about cyber security, mentioning that various … [Read more...] about Working from home faces cybersecurity risks during pandemic
New York (VNA) – Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN, has called all concerned parties to continue pursuing dialogue and seeking long-term political solutions for the situation in Syria. Vietnam welcomes recent progress in the security situation in Syria’s northwest, said Quy during a UN Security Council (UNSC) video conference on the humanitarian situation in the country on March 30. However, he voiced concerns over the deteriorating humanitarian conditions in many parts of Syria and the country’s ability to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Quy showed interest in the UN’s plans to further support the political progress in Syria at this time and appreciated aid provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other humanitarian partners to Syria to contain the spread of the disease. Besides, he also urged all concerned parties to ensure the transport of humanitarian goods across the region. Speaking at the … [Read more...] about Vietnam calls for dialogue, long-term political solutions for Syria amid COVID-19
We could, like after 1918, get weak or weaker international organisations, the rise of nationalism, protectionism and economic depression. Or, as followed 1945, more cooperation and internationalism, like Bretton Woods, the Marshall Plan, the UN and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. … [Read more...] about Will coronavirus reverse globalisation?