Vietnam government drafts decree to protect personal data
Vietnam News/ANN reports:
The Ministry of Public Security is drafting a governmental decree on personal data protection in order to protect the legal rights and interests of individuals and organisations.
Vietnam is facing increasing cases of personal data theft, with more entities collecting, analysing and processing data for different purposes without notifying customers.[…]
Several companies were mentioned in the report regarding their data breaches, including the exposure of VNG Company’s 163 million customer accounts; Mobile World and Điện Máy Xanh’s breach including five million emails and tens of thousands of payment card numbers; and customer data of FPT Company was posted publicly online.
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