According to the press service of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the 13th meeting of the Council of the Computer Incidents Response Consultation Coordination Centre of the Collective Security Treaty Organization was held on June 23–24 in Yerevan.
Meeting participants included delegations of representatives of relevant national authorized bodies.
Council members discussed the most pressing information security threats such as phishing and DDoS attacks. They compared the current state of information security with the situation in 2021. They stressed the importance of further development of information exchange on detection, prevention and elimination of consequences of computer attacks and on response to computer incidents.
The meeting participants considered the nature of attacks, noted the importance of raising user awareness of information security and exchanged information on national approaches to counting the operation of phishing assets. The Council also discussed the measures needed to combat botnets and highlighted the importance of interaction with telecom operators. National approaches and practices used in the CSTO Member States were reviewed.
The Consultation Coordination Centre members discussed the design and preparation of the planned technical training on computer security in the second half of this year. They shared their positive experience in ensuring protection of national critical information infrastructure facilities from cyber threats, information on computer incidents in the information space of the CSTO Member States and research and information materials provided by the national points of contact.
As an example, the Armenian hosts showed the participants a software and hardware complex for countering computer attacks deployed at one of the national critical information infrastructure facilities that was upgraded this year.