Vietnam Cyber Range (VCR), a system for practical training and testing of cybersecurity personnel, was officially launched on Tuesday.
Developed by Vietnamese cybersecurity corporation Bkav, the system creates a realistic training environment and provides real combat drills to help those working in cybersecurity improve professional skills.
Vietnam is lacking in personnel with expertise and experience in cyberinformation security, according to the Vietnam Information Security Association (VNISA).
About 50 percent of agencies and organizations in Vietnam do not have ready forces and standard operating procedures to respond to cyberinformation security incidents, VNISA estimated.
With diverse combat environments, VCR is expected to halve the process of training high-level cybersecurity personnel, which usually takes seven to 10 years, according to Bkav deputy chairman Ngo Tuan Anh.
It simulates other information technology systems of e-government, smart cities, and specialized systems used in electricity, transportation, and finance sectors.
Its library of network security simulation scenarios that resemble real-life situations is constantly updated, according to Bkav.