Georgia, Microsoft sign cooperation memorandum in cyber security
Georgia, Tbilisi, June 5 / Trend N.Kirtskhalia /
On Wednesday, Data Exchange Agency of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia and Microsoft signed in Tbilisi a memorandum that provides for cooperation in the field of cyber security.
According to the document, Microsoft within its competence will assist the agency's group of fast response to computer incidents in detection, analysis and prevention of such accidents.
"For us it is important that one of the largest companies in the world in the field of information technologies is ready to cooperate with the data exchange agency in the detection, analysis and prevention of cyber- and information incidents. The group of fast response to computer incidents CERT.GOV.GE is the main organ of struggle against cyber and information incidents. Cooperation with such a powerful partner helps to improve security of cyberspace of Georgia," chairman of the agency Irakli Gvenetadze said.
Microsoft, as one of the largest IT-companies in the world, often have to face lots of cyber incidents, which are directed against its internal network, general manager of Microsoft - Georgia Davit Asatiani said.
"Therefore, the company has an extensive experience in the detection and eradication of cyber incidents. Microsoft's shares this experience for free with its users so they can better address the problems caused by such incidents. We are pleased to assist the data exchange agency which will allow the Government to better cope with potential cyber-attacks," Asatiani said.