Member countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States are strengthening cooperation in the area of information security. Kazakh Senate, upper house of parliament has ratified an agreement that regulates interactions among the government bodies of the CIS member countries in trans-border transfer of information, development of interstate standards, analysis and assessment of security threats to informational systems.
BEIBUT ATAMKULOV, KAZAKH MINISTER OF DEFENSE AND AEROSPACE INDUSTRY:
- This agreement provides a legal platform for us to share information among the government bodies of the CIS countries and exchange of data. Many countries have digital transformation programs and lots of data is transferred from paper to digital media. Government officials of Armenia, Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have already signed the agreement.
Belarus, Russia and Tajikistan ratified this document in June, 2015. The agreement entered into force in Kyrgyzstan in April.