Risks related to cross-border computer crime increase in Kyrgyzstan
The risks associated with cross-border computer crime increase, Secretary of the Kyrgyz Security Council Damir Sagynbayev told during a round table in Bishkek on “Cybersecurity and Cybercrime: Concepts, Standards, Exchange of Experience”, Trend reports referring to kabar.kg.
He said that the national security of Kyrgyzstan essentially depends on ensuring the information security of the state, as well as its bodies and citizens. In this regard, the irreversibility and inevitability of the risks and threats to security arising from the development of information communication technologies and the digital economy follow.
“The spectrum of threats includes a number of causes, including risks of targeted actions, which may include network attacks and other types of attempts with the use of malicious software, the introduction and operation of hidden modes of managing information systems, and the use of unspecified capabilities of software and hardware”, Sagynbayev said.
He further added that the risks associated with cross-border computer crime, the victims of which are both individual citizens and businesses, as well as government agencies and other organizations, are increasing.