Russia, US launch cybersecurity dialogue, three rounds already held

Russia and the US have launched bilateral cybersecurity dialogue, with three formal rounds already held, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told reporters on Wednesday.

“We are beginning to have a better understanding of security issues in the cyber sphere and its different aspects, starting with the use of the corresponding malware with criminal intent and ending with targeting critical infrastructure objects online. They need an in-depth professional discussion on a bilateral basis, and this dialogue has been launched,” he said. “It is already underway, specialists representing the responsible agencies are working on it. Strictly speaking, there have been three formal rounds and one contact.”

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Source: TASS