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October 21, 2021

Information Minister: Romania to organize regional Cyber Security Summit in Bucharest in May

The Romanian authorities will organise in Bucharest, together with the U.S. Department for Commerce and another 17 countries in the region, a regional summit on cyber security, Minister for the Information Society Sorin Grindeanu told the conference “Mobile Innovation 2015.”

“Over May 11 – 13, together with the U.S. Department for Commerce, the U.S. Embassy and another 17 EU, non-EU, NATO or non-NATO countries in the region, we will organize in Bucharest a regional summit on cyber security where the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce will also be present. The Prime Minister extended invitations to his 17 counterparts in the respective countries, I did the same as regards my own counterparts, the National Cyber Incidents Response Center – CERT and all the other institutions also invited their peers,” said Grindeanu.

CERT-RO is an expertise, research and development independent agency for the protection of cyber infrastructures, tasked with preventing, analysing, identifying and reacting to cyber security incidents affecting computer systems that provide public utility functionalities or information society services.

Grindeanu said that last year CERT-RO has processed over 78 million alerts, Agerpres informs.


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