To ensure network safety and security during the 13th National Party Congress, the holidays and New Year in 2021

On January 5, 2021, the Provincial  People's Committee issued the Official Letter No. 19 / UBND-KGVX on ensuring network safety and security during the 13th National Party Congress, the holidays and New Year in 2021.

Accordingly, in order to increase the safety and security of the network, not to be passive and surprised with all situations of cyberattacks and spreading malicious information during the time of major events of the country. In particular, in the 13th National Party Congress, the New year and the Tan Suu Lunar New Year, to create a premise for the successful and sustainable digital transformation in 2021, the Provincial People's Committee requested agencies, organizations and enterprises to perform the following tasks:

          - To strengthen carrying out the activities to ensure network safety and security for important and sensitive information system, with the focus on: To assign local forces to supervise, support and respond to 24/7 network security and safety troubleshooting; require specialized units, the units providing network safety and security services (if any) to consolidate and prioritize resources and human resources for the task of monitoring and protecting systems; check gaps and weaknesses in the information system under their management; promptly update patches and deploy preventive solutions to avoid being benefited and exploiting to attack; ensure maintaining, connecting and promptly sharing information with the Department of Information and Communication, the Department of Information Security and the Ministry of Information and Communications.

          - Telecommunication and internet service providers: To deploy technical measures at the highest level to detect, filter and prevent cyber attacks, spreading malicious information, and illegal information on the system and network infrastructure under the jurisdiction; strictly and promptly carry out handling measures at the request of the Ministry of Information and Communications, the Department of Information and Communications and the competent authorities.

Source: Dao Thi Luyen