Moscow fears foreign states attack on infrastructure

MOSCOW (Agencies): The military from some foreign countries are training to disable facilities of Russia’s critical information infrastructure , says the updated National Security Strategy of the country, ap-proved by Russian Presi-dent Putin .

“The armed forces of such states are practicing actions to disable critical information infrastructure of the Russian Federation,” RIA Novosti quotes an excerpt from the text of the strategy. The document says that foreign special services have stepped up intelligence and other destructive activities in the Russian information space.

The vulnerability of domestic information resources also increases the use of foreign information technologies and telecommunications equipment.

In general, the rapid development of information and communication technologies is accompanied by an increase in the likelihood of threats to the security of citizens, society and the state, the strategy says. Radio Sputnik reported Saturday afternoon that Putin had approved the country’s national security strategy.

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