The opening ceremony of DX Day Vietnam 2020. (Photo: SGGP)

One million people working in IT industry in Vietnam

Statistics from the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) reveal that the revenues of the IT industry last year were around US$100 billion, accounting for a third of the national GDP. Among them, 12,000 businesses earned $11 billion. In Vietnam, there are now 1 million employees in the IT industry, including 250,000 software programmers.


 

Products in the field of cyber security are exhibited on the Vietnam Information Security Day 2020 in Hanoi. (Photo: SGGP)

Higher level of cyber security needed for national digital transformation

The Government has asked the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to prioritize mastering the ecosystem for Vietnamese cyber security products in order to best serve demands arisen from the process to establish an e-government, smart city, and essential national databases, as well as carrying out the national digital transformation.

Deputy Director General Nguyen Khac Lich delivered his speech in the discussion. (Photo: SGGP)

Cloud computing market in Vietnam welcoming promising future

ICTNews (member of Vietnamnet) yesterday cooperated with the Authority of Information Security (under the Ministry of Information and Communications) to host the discussion ‘Boosting Make-in-Vietnam Cloud Computing’.

 

Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan and Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phong gave their congratulation to the Consultation Council for the program ‘Research and Develop AI Applications in HCMC from 2020-2030’. (Photo: SGGP)

Festival for IT and AI businesses launched in HCMC

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) on November 7 held the ‘2020 Festival for IT and AI Businesses’ at HCMC Student Culture House, located in Linh Trung Ward of Thu Duc District.

Students of Tran Dai Nghia School are accessing the school’s materials on the Internet. (Photo: SGGP)

Database needs more secured exploitation for economic growth

Data in the digital era has become an increasingly important resource for economic activities besides land, human resources, and energy from fossil fuel. Like other developed nations, Vietnam is paying more and more attention to exploit this valuable resource while securing it effectively for sustainable socio-economic development.

 

Monitoring smart traffic in the Management Center of Saigon River Tunnel. (Photo: SGGP)

Conference on e-government establishment held in HCMC

International Data Group Vietnam (IDG Vietnam) yesterday cooperated with Vietnam Digital Communications Association (VDCA), the Ministry of Information & Communications, the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Information & Communications to organize a conference named ‘Developing E-government, Promoting Online Public Services, Aiming for Digital Government – Models and Solutions’.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the governmental meeting via E-Cabinet. (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam aims to be in global top-50 in e-government

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has just issued Decision No.749/QD-TTg approving the national digital transformation program until 2025, with a vision to 2030. Its target is to let Vietnam enter the list of world’s top-50 nations regarding E-Government Development Index (EGDI).