Starting last Friday’s evening, over the week-ends, 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries using Microsoft Windows Operation System were affected by a massive Ransomware attack which encrypts the victim’s information and demand a ransom to unlocking it.
Cyber-attack is no longer a remote risk to Vietnamese corporations. According to the Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT)’s report, Vietnam ranked among top ten countries with highest computer and online infection risk level due to the large number of users using Windows XP.
2016 has seen some of the biggest Vietnamese corporations, banks, airline being hit by Cyber-attacks in different forms, Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) in particular, prompting public and government’s attention on the vulnerability of Vietnamese companies’ Information & Technology (IT) facilities.
Please click here for the summary of some facts & figures which provides you a full picture of Cyber Risk in Vietnam, and we encourage you to try our free Aon Cyber Diagnostic Tool to position your company’s preparedness against this universal risk.
A comprehensive IT security protection practices, including encryption, hashing, VPN’s (virtual private network), firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, etc. could help your company minimise Cyber risk, while Cyber Risk Insurance will be an effective tool to transfer the risk to insurer companies.
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