Cyber security audit to be introduced in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 22 / Trend H.Valiyev /
The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan is coordinating the work of different state institutions in a framework of providing the functioning of the Electronic Security Centre, the Ministry told Trend on Monday.
According the ministry this will protect users from online threats, malware, cyber-attacks and other adverse factors.
For this purpose, the possibility of organising an information security audit of state agencies and enterprises on the basis of their applications is being considered. The audit will be carried out by the Ministry of National Security and Special State Protection Service of Azerbaijan.
Along with the creation of an effective protection against outside threats, it is equally important to organise educational work. For this purpose, the E-security Centre is planning to launch seminars and periodic publication of a virus bulletin containing information about the most recent threats. It is also planned to unveil a special website soon.
The centre is going to cooperate closely with manufacturers of hardware and software platforms in order to attract highly qualified specialists in cyber security and to pay keen attention to further improvement of the professional level of human resources in this field.