EU Cybersecurity: Montenegro becomes member of IMPACT

By: Information Daily Staff Writer
Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 17:11 GMT Jump to Comments

In September 2009 the Republic of Montenegro joined the International Multilateral Partnership against Cyber Threats (IMPACT).

The Republic of Montenegro officially became a member of the International Multilateral Partnership against Cyber Threats (IMPACT), which is established under the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and consists of 191 members. The President of the Board of Directors of IMPACT -Mr. Datuk Muhd Noor Amin- welcomed Montenegro's membership in IMPACT and stated that Montenegro acquired the status of a full member in this international organization.

The danger from the development of new technologies has been acknowledged and the need to combat these threats is greater than ever. Montenegro has recently acquired the capability to track new information on cyber threats. More particularly, the participation in IMPACT will assist Montenegro in the identification of cyber threats in the early stages of their development.

Additionally, Montenegro being well-informed on all issues of information security and making use of all these services offered by IMPACT, will take part in the prevention, defence and response to cyber threats. It is worth noting that the Government of the Republic of Montenegro with the assistance of the Ministry of Information Society has l

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