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Will test the protection of user data on the digital platformWill test the protection of user data on the digital platform

## The Ministry of Information and Communications will hereby examine the protection of personal data in the fields managed by the Ministry, focusing on the units that collect and process a large amount of personal information. The next Ministry of Information and Communications will check here. investigate the protection of personal data in the fields managed by the Ministry, focusing on the units that collect and process large amounts of personal information. Currently, just typing the keywords Identity card, citizen ID or selling information on the search box of Telegram, Facebook Messenger is to display a series of groups illegally buying and selling personal information of users. According to the Department of Information Security, Ministry of Information and Communications, the situation of buying and selling personal data is still very complicated. After the Department deployed scans and processing of websites that posted and sold personal data, up to now, the target groups are still operating on cross-border OTT platforms. Currently, just typing the keywords Identity card, citizen ID or selling information on the search box of Telegram, Facebook Messenger is to display a series of groups illegally buying and selling personal information of users. According to the Department of Information Security, Ministry of Information and Communications, the situation of buying and selling personal data is still very complicated. After the Department deployed scans and processing of websites that posted and sold personal data, up to now, the target groups are still operating on cross-border OTT platforms. ## Personal data trading still takes place a lot on OTT platforms The agency also said that the sale and purchase of personal data does not only take place between individuals but with the organized participation of businesses. Some businesses and service companies collect personal data of customers and allow third parties to access personal information and personal data of customers. Not only that, the trading of personal information and personal data is also organized systematically, even with warranty and the ability to update data. Personal data trading still happens a lot on different platforms. The OTT platform also said that the purchase and sale of personal data does not only take place between individuals, but with the organized participation of businesses. Some businesses and service companies collect personal data of customers and allow third parties to access personal information and personal data of customers. Not only that, the sale of personal information and personal data is also organized systematically, even with warranty and the ability to update data. Analyzing the causes of the above situation, security experts pointed out a series of reasons such as: low awareness of personal information protection; careless information subjects, providing arbitrary information, especially on social networks; agencies, organizations and enterprises collect a lot but fail to protect safety; unauthorized sharing to third parties; and there is a leak from the data manager. Along with that, information systems collect, process and store users’ personal data but fail to ensure network safety and security, leading to attacks and exploitation. In addition, online scams aimed at collecting personal information have also increased over time. ## Synchronously deploying many solutions to protect personal data In a recent report to the National Assembly, the Ministry of Information and Communications said that over the past time, the Ministry has had 10 documents directing and handling related to security work. protect personal information data, which requires agencies, organizations and businesses across the country to review and comply with regulations on ensuring the safety of personal information. The Ministry of Information and Communications has also advised and submitted to the Government to issue Decree 14 in 2022 amending and supplementing a number of articles of Decree 15 in 2020 on penalties for administrative violations in the fields of post, telecommunications, radio frequency electricity, IT, electronic transactions and Decree 119 of 2020 on sanctioning of administrative violations in press activities and publishing activities. In particular, regulations related to the collection and handling of personal information have been added. In particular, in the last quarter of last year, the Ministry of Information and Communications organized and participated in 11 inspection teams between the ministries of Information and Communications, Public Security and National Defense to assess the work of ensuring network safety and security, including inspection. content related to data protection of personal information. Many other solutions to contribute to the protection of information of Internet users in the country have also been implemented by the Ministry of Information and Communications such as: Issuing a manual to ensure information security, with instructions on measures to protect personal information, account; establish an online channel to receive feedback on personal information leakage and provide online tools that allow people to self-check the disclosure of personal information at the portal khonggianmang.vn; or deploy the network trust ecosystem (tinhiemmang.vn) to evaluate and confirm the website to ensure network information security, including the protection of personal data, for 3,163 official websites… Information about solutions The law that the Ministry of Information and Communications will implement in the coming time, the Information Security Administration said, the Ministry will continue to direct agencies in the field of management to strengthen the implementation of personal data protection; and at the same time implement management and technical measures to protect personal data. Guiding measures to protect personal data, ensure network information security for information systems containing personal data, is also the Department of Information Security will continue to implement. In addition, the Ministry of Information and Communications will inspect and inspect the fields under the management of the Ministry of Information and Communications, focusing on units that collect and process large amounts of personal information such as social networks, telecommunications businesses, and post offices. mainstream, multi-user digital platforms. At the same time, continue to monitor and review the situation of disclosure, purchase and sale of personal information of agencies and organizations in Vietnam and warn and support timely handling. Propagandize and disseminate widely to people about the sense of protecting personal information and using tools and reflection to protect personal information. Analyzing the causes of the above situation, security experts pointed out a series of reasons such as: low awareness of personal information protection; careless information subjects, providing arbitrary information, especially on social networks; agencies, organizations and enterprises collect a lot but fail to protect safety; unauthorized sharing to third parties; and there is a leak from data management staff. Along with that, information systems collect, process and store personal data of users but do not guarantee network safety and security, lead to attack and exploitation. In addition, online fraud for the purpose of collecting personal information has also increased over time. Synchronously deploying many solutions to protect personal dataIn a recent report to the National Assembly, the Ministry of Information and Communications said. Recently, the Ministry has issued 10 documents directing and handling personal information data protection, which requires agencies, organizations and enterprises across the country to review and comply with regulations Decree on ensuring the security of personal information. The Ministry of Information and Communications has also advised and submitted to the Government for promulgation Decree 14 in 2022 amending and supplementing a number of articles of Decree 15 in 2020 on sanctioning of administrative violations in postal, telecommunications, radio frequency, IT, electronic transactions and Decree 119 2020 on sanctioning of administrative violations in press activities and publishing activities. In which, regulations related to sanctions have been added to the collection and handling of personal information. In particular, in the last quarter of last year, the Ministry of Information and Communications organized and participated in 11 inter-ministerial inspection teams. TT&TT, Public Security, National Defense to assess the work of ensuring network safety and security, including checking contents related to protection of personal information data. Many other solutions to contribute to protection Information on domestic Internet users has also been deployed by the Ministry of Information and Communications such as: Issuing a manual to ensure information security, with contents guiding measures to protect personal information and accounts; establish an online channel to receive feedback on personal information leakage and provide online tools that allow people to self-check the disclosure of personal information at the portal khonggianmang.vn; or deploy the network trust ecosystem (tinhiemmang.vn) to evaluate and confirm the website to ensure network information security, including the protection of personal data, for 3,163 official websites…Information about solutions The law that the Ministry of Information and Communications will implement in the coming time, the Information Security Administration said, the Ministry will continue to direct agencies in the field of management to strengthen the implementation of personal data protection; at the same time, implement management and technical measures to protect personal data. Guide measures to protect personal data, ensure network information security for information systems containing personal data. In addition, the Department of Information Security will continue to implement. Besides, it will inspect and inspect the fields managed by the Ministry of Information and Communications, which focuses on the units that collect and process the quantity. large amounts of personal information such as social networks, telecommunications businesses, postal services, multi-user digital platforms. At the same time, continue to monitor and review the situation of disclosure, trading of personal information of customers. agencies and organizations in Vietnam and warn, support timely handling. Propaganda and widely disseminate to the people about the sense of protection of personal information and use of tools and reflection to protect personal information.

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