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Enterprises that own digital platforms must deploy solutions to secure user information


Deploying solutions to ensure the safety of personal information, account information, message passwords, and transaction history of users of digital platform services is a requirement of the Ministry of Information and Communications for platform owners. execution number.

The above requirement is a content in Directive 49 on promoting the development and use of a safe and healthy digital platform signed and promulgated on August 18 by the Minister of Information and Communications.

Publicize measures to handle and protect personal information

The Ministry of Information and Communications said that over the past time, digital platforms have made important contributions to the process of national digital transformation, development of the digital economy and digital society. However, the phenomenon of information and data leakage on digital platforms is still happening on an increasingly large scale.

The phenomenon of spreading fake messages and illegal information, especially on cross-border digital platforms, still happens a lot, negatively affecting the economy, culture and confusion and anxiety in society. festival.

Therefore, in order to promote the development and use of a safe and healthy digital platform, create digital trust, and ensure the safety of Vietnam’s cyberspace, the Minister of Information and Communications requires businesses that own digital platforms. , telecommunications businesses, organizations and individuals using digital platform services, the Department of Information Security, the Inspectorate of the Ministry, the Department of Broadcasting and Electronic Information and the Departments of Information and Communications of provinces and cities show some work content.

Specifically, for businesses that manage digital platforms, the Ministry of Information and Communications requires the development of digital platforms capable of self-protection; have tools to process and remove illegal information on digital platforms and comply with the provisions of the law on information security.

Publicize measures to handle and protect personal information. Only collect personal information when there is consent from the subject of personal information about the scope and purpose of the collection and use of such personal information. Not to provide, share, or distribute the collected user’s personal information to third parties, except in the case of a contract of the personal information subject or at the request of a competent state agency. permission.

The directive on promoting the development and use of a safe and healthy digital platform has just been issued by the Ministry of Information and Communications to contribute to creating digital trust and ensuring the safety of Vietnam’s cyberspace.

Enterprises that manage digital platforms are also required to proactively detect, prevent and handle organizations and individuals that violate the law according to agreements, contracts and policies on providing platform services. number; failing to provide or stop providing digital platform services to organizations and individuals that post on cyberspace information that violates the law.

At the same time, provide a mechanism to allow users to report and complain about fake news, information that defames honor, invades personal privacy and other illegal information; publicize policies and procedures to support users of digital platform services in handling information security issues clearly and easily on digital platforms.

Encourage individuals and organizations to use safe digital platforms

The Ministry of Information and Communications requires telecommunications businesses to set up or upgrade a network safety and security monitoring and operating system (SOC) to connect and share information and data with the Cybersecurity Monitoring Center. National Administration of Information Security.

Telecommunications enterprises must manage and coordinate in preventing incidents and risks of network information insecurity arising from the Internet and from users; warnings and recommendations for handling when detecting that the user’s device is infected, spreads malicious code, has problems revealing, leaks personal information and data through channels such as calls, messages, mail electronic, direct notification when collecting service charges…

Enterprises that own digital platforms must deploy solutions to secure user information
The SOC system of a telecommunications enterprise must connect and share information and data with the National Cybersecurity Monitoring Center. (Illustration)

For organizations and individuals using digital platform services, the Ministry of Information and Communications encourages the use of safe and healthy digital platforms, with public policies, tools for managing and handling fake news, microinformation violate the law when setting up electronic information pages and accounts on digital platforms. Be cautious when providing personal information and data of yourself and other organizations and individuals on digital platforms.

Users of digital platform services need to improve information security awareness and skills to use cyberspace safely, know how to prevent and avoid sharing information, accessing links or downloading and opening documents. attachments from strangers or suspicious to not be infected with malicious code, or illegally collect personal information and data.

At the same time, do not share, comment or interact with information sites and accounts on digital platforms that show signs of posting fake news or information that violates the law; secure your accounts and passwords on digital platforms…

The Ministry of Information and Communications requested the Inspectorate of the Ministry to strengthen inspection, examination, strictly handle and publicly announce the sanctioning of violations of the law on cyberinformation security.

The Departments of Information and Communications are responsible for advising the People’s Committees of provinces and cities on the supervision, detection and publication of violations of Vietnam’s law on digital platforms under their management; supervise, detect and handle or coordinate with competent authorities in handling fake news and information that violates the law in cyberspace. Inspect, examine and strictly handle violations of the law on network information security, and report to the Ministry of Information and Communications on implementation results.

Digital platform is an operating model that uses digital technology to provide services that organizations and individuals can use immediately; simple, convenient, flexible as required; easily disseminated on a large scale because organizations and individuals do not need to invest, manage, operate and maintain themselves; The more users, the cheaper the cost, the greater the value created. A safe and healthy digital platform is a digital platform that meets the requirements of Vietnamese law; moral values, culture, good traditions of the nation and universal cultural values.

Van Anh

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