11 Nov

Ali Abbasov: There is need for joint struggle to prevent cyber crime

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Azeri-Press News Agency ( Azerbaijan ) – Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Nijat Mustafayev – APA-ECONOMICS. There is need for joint struggle to provide security in internet space and prevent cyber crime, Minister of Communications and IT Ali Abbasov said during his speech at VII Internet Governance Forum in Baku.

The Minister spoke about rapid development of ICT sector in Azerbaijan and noted that the country’s government pays great attention to this sector: ‘At present, 3G service is used in the entire country and application of 4G service has already been started’.

Touching upon special role of private sector in ICT sphere, Abbasov also spoke about the projects, realized in this sphere in Azerbaijan : ‘These projects, as well as the forum will stimulate the region’s development’.

Abbasov noted that currently, Azerbaijani population widely uses social networks and this activity is not controlled by any organization: ‘During the recent years, online TVs, newspapers and websites develop in the country and their activities are out of any interference or pressure’.