A database security workshop held yesterday by Hung Phat Investment Development Corporation and Thales Group was a massive success. The workshop discussed about data security solutions and Thales Group introduced a security product named Thales General Purpose HSM with hardware security modular known as nShield Connect. This tool is certified by international organisations and is used to manage and save codifications, databases and applications. The workshop also provided enterprises with basic knowledge on applications of coding keys and solutions for enterprises to supply services to identify public digital signatures. It also provided banks and financial institutions, governmental bodies with tools and solutions to authenticate customers at the highest level. Hung Phat Investment Development Corporation is a professional system integrator with a team that has been gained over 10 years experience in working with leading world technology enterprises. Meanwhile, with … [Read more...] about Database security workshop a winner
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US computer maker Dell on Tuesday announced a deal to buy network security firm SonicWALL to ramp up its offerings of Internet-based software services. "Our customers see security as a key IT concern for the foreseeable future," Dell software group president John Swainson said in a release. "We are building a strategic software portfolio to address the needs of our customers with key assets in the fast-growing and highly profitable IT security solutions business," he added. SonicWALL was founded in 1991 and has its headquarters in the Silicon Valley city of San Jose. More than 300,000 customers spread about 50 countries use SonicWALL products such as computer firewalls, email defenses, and software for secure remote access to networks, according to Dell. "Dell's phenomenal breadth and reach into small and mid-size companies provides a significant opportunity to expand our customer base," said SonicWALL chief executive Matt Medeiros. Source AFP … [Read more...] about Computer maker Dell buys network security firm
Securitas CEO says Vietnam a key part in its global network By Mong Binh - The Saigon Times Daily Alf Göransson, president and CEO of Securitas AB, is in Vietnam to explore further growth opportunity - Photo: Mong Binh HCMC - The president and chief executive officer of Securitas AB, one of the world’s major security companies, has stressed Vietnam as one of the important markets for the group to expand its security services worldwide. Alf Göransson said customers wanted Securitas to provide security services in different markets. “Vietnam is one of those important countries for us to be a global supplier.” “That is why we have invested in Vietnam,” Göransson told the Daily on Thursday, referring to the Securitas acquisition of a 49% stake worth 35 million krona (over US$5.1 million) in the HCMC-headquartered Long Hai Security Services Joint Stock Co. Göransson was in Vietnam for the first time since the Sweden-based Securitas … [Read more...] about Securitas CEO says Vietnam a key part in its global network
HA NOI — Viet Nam is listed in the top 10 countries responsible for the spread of spam (junk mail) internationally, said Ngo Vi Dong, Chairman of the Association of Information Security in HCM City at a workshop on business security and safety. The workshop was held by Da Nang City People's Committee in co-ordination with the Information Technology Enterprise Institute of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Information Security Association this week. According to Dong, "Security is a key concern for businesses everywhere. The construction of network security systems and information protection is vital for enterprises. Information regarding the fate of a business can be stolen at any time. However, security solutions among private rural enterprises in our country remain limited, revealing loopholes in the safety of IT systems." By the end of March 2010, Viet Nam had over 300 websites attacked and exploited by hackers, the number of malicious websites had … [Read more...] about Businesses struggle with IT security
VietNamNet Bridge -Vietnamese banks are using the most advanced security technologies available in the world for their systems, according to experts. Representatives of commercial banks and payment portals have affirmed that their websites have not been hurt by the OpenSSL HeartBleed flaw which was discovered some days ago. Online transaction accounts exposed to danger However, Vietnamese banks all have insisted that their systems were never at risk, and that it is therefore still safe to use their e-banking services. A senior executive of Maritime Bank said HeartBleed only affects websites using the OpenSSL security protocol, while Maritime is using SSL Cert of Verisign. A representative of VietinBank has also affirmed that the bank's system has been not affected by the trouble. Immediately after hearing about the bug, the bank's workers checked the system and came to the conclusion that there was no problem. The same conclusion was also arrived at by an independent … [Read more...] about Which security technologies are Vietnamese banks using?