Under the theme “Promoting cooperation on anti blackmail in key information systems in ASEAN and Japan”, via example cases, participants have shared lessons and experiences on how to combat and resolve blackmail of key information systems.
This annual activity provides a practical forum for domestic and international experts to share procedures and steps dealing with blackmail cases, thus finding the best solutions for each nation.
Connecting to Japanese side
Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Thanh Hung highly valued the importance of hosting joint exercise between nations, saying that Viet Nam computer emergency response team (VNCERT) - the nation’s representing agency, should improve its capacity to protect Viet Nam from large scale attacks.
Since 2015, stealing information and blackmail, namely by ransom-ware, has become a major trend for hackers in the world by preventing users’ data access or accessing users’ devices and asking them to pay money for resuming access.
Viet Nam, last year, witnessed over 1,300 attacks relating to ransom-ware.