Russia, Iran discuss tech manufacturing, infosec and e-governance collaboration

Iran’s Communications Ministry joined in a pledge with Russian state-owned defence and technology conglomerate Rostec to explore future collaboration in e-government, information security, and other areas.

News of the collaboration came in a statement published on Friday by Iran’s Information Technology Organization (ITO) – a government agency charged with developing policy related to data networks and digital services.

The statement details a meeting between the ITO and Rostec – Russia’s massive conglomerate of science and technology companies, many of them focussed on defence or industrial applications. Rostec has the goal of fostering technology development within Russia and finding export opportunities.

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Source: The Register