A survey done by the HCM City Union of Business Associations in August on the status of businesses in the city found 84 per cent of them faced difficulty or great difficulty in restoring their production and business activities after the pandemic, 9 per cent had started to overcome the difficulties and only 5 per cent had returned to normal. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 13
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Dealing with cyberattacksIn a recent study by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), commissioned by Sharp Electronics Corporation, nearly half of North American SMBs surveyed indicated they had multiple security incidents (an average of three) over the last year. The factors contributing to these incidents can vary, including end-user human error and a lack of cybersecurity training and organizational understanding of cybersecurity risk. However, having a smaller IT team that is unable to keep up with workloads was found to be a major issue. Among SMBs surveyed, 85% said they have, at most, one dedicated security professional on their team, while a third said they have no employees on staff at all focused on cybersecurity. It is clear that SMBs need to find other ways to afford themselves greater protection from cyber threats. … [Read more...] about Cyberattacks: where can small businesses turn to for help?
Secretary of HCM City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan greeted US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink during the Tuesday reception in HCM City. - VNA/VNS Photo Xuan Khu Nhan welcomed the current working trip of the US Ambassador to HCM City, saying that the visit would help enhance the friendship between Vietnam and the US during the year the two countries mark the 25th anniversary of their diplomatic relations (July 11, 1995). He affirmed that the city will support the US’ efforts to further promote economic and diplomatic ties with Vietnam. … [Read more...] about HCM City leader hosts US Ambassador
“These platforms could be different for each bank depending on what they want to leverage and innovate on. So, we are engaging with banks in areas where there could be differentiation,” Subram Natarajan, Chief Technology Officer, IBM India/South Asia, told Moneycontrol . … [Read more...] about IBM India in talks with more banks to develop digital platforms as more tech giants foray into banking sector
Even though there are many benefits to using technology in business and the workplace, every organisation strives to maximise the return on the use and minimise wasted hours. Technological advances have aided business improvements in many ways, but they have also brought about distraction challenges. Even at home these days, more time is spent on a phone or laptop instead of interacting with wife and kids. … [Read more...] about SMEs: Digital distractions in the business place