Vietnam 

Only 32% of Vietnamese consumers trust personal data security – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    HCM CITY – Only 32 per cent of consumers in Việt Nam believe their personal data will be treated in a trustworthy manner by organisations offering digital services, according to a study recently released by Microsoft and IDC Asia Pacific. The study, “Understanding Consumer Trust in Digital Services in Asia Pacific”, aims to understand consumers’ expectations of trust, uncover their experiences with digital services, and provide tangible insights to organisations to help bridge the gap by learning about and sustaining the trust of consumers in the digital world. The study said that today, almost…

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US-China rivalry makes rare earths a matter of national security, rather than economics

If there is anything truly rare about rare earths, it must surely be the number of times any one of us ever thought or talked about them, until just a few months ago. But for some, rare earths have been front of mind for decades. China’s paramount leader Deng Xiaoping, who in 1987 visited Baotou in Inner Mongolia, noted later: “The Middle East has oil, China has rare earths.” In the United States, it seems rare earths has been a cottage industry for security strategists for decades. The more… Source…

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Stores close early, security heightened in Central as Hong Kong protesters clash with police

Dozens of retail stores closed their doors and some office workers were given the option to go home early in the Central area of Hong Kong Island as protesters blocked roads and clashed with police over a proposed extradition law on Wednesday.Security was also visibly heightened outside the offices of many financial companies after police fired tear gas to disperse protesters who surrounded Hong Kong’s legislative offices, evoking memories of the Occupy Central movement nearly five years ago… Source link

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Google warns Washington that Huawei trade ban risks compromising US security: report

Google has warned the Trump administration that it risks compromising US national security if it goes ahead with export restrictions on Huawei Technologies, and has asked to be exempted from any ban, according to a Financial Times report that cited three people briefed on the conversations.Senior officials at the US-based technology giant have warned it would not be able to update its Android operating system on Huawei’s smartphones, prompting the Chinese company to develop its own version of… Source link

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Time is ripe for Huawei to launch an IPO, to address political and security concerns once and for all

Huawei, China’s leading telecoms and consumer electronics company, has dominated headlines in the past year. The company is at the centre of the economic conflict between the United States and China, and targeted by US policymakers for its alleged links to the Communist Party of China. The Commerce Department recently took the dramatic step of placing Huawei on its “entity list,” limiting its ability to buy critical US components.We are in no position to judge the veracity of the allegations… Source link

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China’s cybersecurity laws may be used to block US tech firms on national security grounds, says expert

China’s President Xi Jinping (C, front), Li Keqiang (3rd R, front), Wang Yang (3rd L, front), Wang Huning (2nd R, front), Zhao Leji (2nd L, front), Han Zheng (1st R, front) and Wang Qishan (1st L, front) attend the opening meeting of the second session of the 13th National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 5, 2019. Photo: Xinhua Source link

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Singapore 

Lee Hsien Yang puts up $20,000 security deposit for activist Jolovan Wham’s appeal, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Mr Lee Hsien Yang, the brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, has put up $20,000 as a security deposit for activist Jolovan Wham to appeal against his contempt of court conviction. In a Twitter post on Wednesday (May 22) morning, Mr Wham wrote: “Fortunately, the Prime Minister’s brother, Lee Hsien Yang, reached out to me and offered to put up the security for costs on my behalf. I’m grateful to him for his generosity.” In April, Mr Wham and opposition politician John Tan were each fined $5,000…

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Ericsson chief executive dismisses Huawei challenge to dismiss source code, saying it creates “false sense of security”

Ericsson does not believe in the testing of telecommunications equipment after it is being developed to ensure that the gear is secure, its chief executive said, months after Huawei challenged its rivals to subject themselves to regulatory scrutiny and testing.“We believe that post-development testing and source code disclosure risks creating a false sense of security [for operators],” Börje Ekholm, chief executive of Stockholm-based Ericsson, said at the VivaTech conference in Paris this week… Source link

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Global 

China tightens ‘national security’ review for foreign investments, sparking fears of trade war retaliation

China’s President Xi Jinping (C, front), Li Keqiang (3rd R, front), Wang Yang (3rd L, front), Wang Huning (2nd R, front), Zhao Leji (2nd L, front), Han Zheng (1st R, front) and Wang Qishan (1st L, front) attend the opening meeting of the second session of the 13th National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 5, 2019. Photo: Xinhua Source link

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Vietnam 

VN consumers demand security, convenience in digital experience: report – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

HCM CITY — As organisations and consumers increasingly interact over digital channels, both parties must find ways to establish mutual trust, British consumer credit reporting company Experian has said in a new report. Based on insights from almost 6,000 consumers and 590 businesses across the Asia-Pacific (APAC), the Global Identity and Fraud Report APAC edition highlights that trusted online relationships are based on businesses providing both a secure environment and seamless consumer experiences. From Việt Nam, 501 consumers and 50 businesses participated in the study. The report found that a majority…

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