Azerbaijan to set up an authority for national information security

Azerbaijan to set up an authority for national information security
# 10 December 2008 15:10 (UTC +04:00)
Elmir Velizadeh underlined the important role of private companies in the dynamic development of the ICT sector in the country.
“One of the important points is establish and develop relations between these firms and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology,” he added.
Regarding hacker attacks on the websites, he called the issue as a “complex one”.
“In this regard, more attention should be attached to the information security. A national information security authority will be set up in the near future to tackle this issue. This body will provide technical assistance and advisory services,” he added.
Elmir Velizadeh noted that the global financial crisis has no impact on Azerbaijan ICT sector since the country’s market has great potential.


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