BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 26. Azerbaijan is becoming a regional hub of industrial revolution owing to successful development of the "National Strategy for Information and Communication Technologies for the Development of the Republic of Azerbaijan" established in 2003 under the leadership of the national leader Heydar Aliyev and continued by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Head of the State Security Service of Azerbaijan Ali Naghiyev said, Trend reports.
He made the remark at the event "Critical Infrastructure Defense Challenge 2023" held in Baku.
"The dynamic expansion of information and communication technologies, which are critical to our country's scientific and technical improvement, mandates the management of security risks in this field as well as the enhancement of information infrastructures' resilience to cyber threats," the official noted.
"This necessitates innovative methods to security and dramatically enhances governments' responsibilities for information security. It is no accident that increasing the cybersecurity capabilities of vital information infrastructures is regarded as one of the most significant issues and critical security responsibilities of the current era," added Naghiyev.
Critical Infrastructure Defence Challenge 2023 (CIDC-2023) is being held at the Baku Congress Center, jointly organized by the State Special Communication and Information Security Service and the State Security Service.