VNA Hanoi – Vietnam’s Minister of Public Security To Lam held a press conference on the morning of November 715th Congresssixth meetingThe question and answer meeting held onpersonal informationThe leaked information, including phone numbers, names, addresses, citizen ID numbers, personal account numbers, etc., as well as the role of public security in investigating and preventing corruption crimes, were answered in response to questions from congressional representatives.
Regarding the leakage of personal information, including phone numbers, names, addresses, citizen ID numbers, personal account numbers, etc., Minister Su Lin emphasized that personal data protection is a very important issue not only in our country but also in countries around the world, especially In the process of digital transformation. This is a very urgent practical issue facing Vietnam today.
Minister Su Lin said that the current situation of leaking and buying and selling personal data is very serious. The number of criminals who invade and steal personal data is very large. In 2023, the Ministry of Public Security has issued early warnings and handled many cases related to database intrusions. In addition, people’s awareness of data protection is not high. People voluntarily provide personal information to others and businesses when conducting civil transactions.
In order to deal with this problem urgently and effectively, the Ministry of Public Security has guided the implementation of a number of measures. First of all, we must speed up the improvement of the legal framework; improve the efficiency of the country’s management of personal data protection; strengthen publicity and mobilize the public to be vigilant and proactively protect personal data; strengthen and severely investigate and deal with illegal activities such as leaking and buying and selling personal data.
Minister Su Lin pointed out that the Ministry of Public Security regularly works with various ministries, industries and localities to verify and repair security vulnerabilities in database information systems, especially the National Population Identity Database, to prevent attackers from penetrating and stealing data.
Replying to representatives of the National Assembly on measures to continue investigating corruption cases in the future to ensure that criminals are not allowed to escape and innocent people are not wrongfully accused, and affirmed the consistent guidance of the Central Committee and the instructions of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, there are no restricted areas and no exceptions, and the handling of cases is a warning to the entire region , In the first field, Minister Su Lin emphasized that the public security forces are deployed in three aspects and lead by example, organizing and carrying out anti-corruption and anti-negative activities.
Accordingly, the public security department actively promotes the investigation and handling of anti-corruption and anti-negative cases.
Minister Su Lin pointed out that actual practice shows that there are no restricted areas, no exceptions, and no privileges. No matter whose policy it is, the investigation, decision to prosecute, and strict trial of corrupt subjects are all well implemented. This helps warn, deter, prevent violations and recover many assets for the state. Therefore, it has become an irreversible trend to continue to promote the work of preventing and combating corruption and negativity.
Regarding how to improve the effectiveness of preventing and combating corruption and negative phenomena in the future, Minister Su Lin said that we must first focus on improving institutions and improving the efficiency of national management in various fields, so as not to leave loopholes and shortcomings that criminals can use to carry out criminal activities. .
At the same time, guide the review and supplement of power control regulations, especially those of ministries, industries and local heads; specific regulations and severe sanctions to cut off back-end business relationships and prevent the formation of crimes such as those that have recently been able to manipulate many institutions. Molecule cases, such as Vietnam Asia, “Rescue Flight” and other cases.
In addition, we must accelerate digital transformation, ensure openness and transparency in all fields, and contribute to curbing corruption, especially “petty corruption”. (over)