Russian leader Vladimir Putin noted at a meeting of the Security Council that “new technological solutions also give rise to new risks,” according to him, “the global digital space often becomes a platform for tough information confrontation, for qualitatively unfair competition and cyber attacks.”
Putin said that “the digital environment is used by international terrorists, organized crime, there are many potential threats to overall global security, but also to individual countries, including their sovereignty and national interests.”
The President noted that Russia “was one of the first to call on the world community to unite efforts and work together in this new area for civilization.”
“We consider it necessary to conclude universal international legal agreements aimed at preventing conflicts and building a mutually beneficial partnership in the global information space, at its maximum use for the sustainable development of each state, at creating favorable conditions for scientific research, for the rapid implementation of the most advanced technological solutions in preventing potential risks, ”he said.
Earlier, the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that the number of cyberattacks on the Kremlin’s website has grown in recent years.
Source site russian.rt.com