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Iran Sets Up Digital Fortress to Forestall Rising Cyber Threats

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Iran’s Digital Fortress aims to protect citizens’ privacy, deter cyberattacks on infrastructure, help sustain digital services, combat data breaches and online fraud, as well as detect malware in the network and stop its spread
Iran Sets Up Digital Fortress to Forestall Rising Cyber Threats Iran Sets Up Digital Fortress to Forestall Rising Cyber Threats

A cybersecurity project codenamed Digital Fortress (Dejfa in Persian) was unveiled by the Iranian ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi on Saturday to shield the country from increasing cyber threats targeting Iran’s infrastructure and online businesses.
The project was unveiled by Jahromi during an event held in Tehran on the occasion of Telecommunications and Information Society Day commemorated globally on Friday.
The Digital Fortress aims to protect citizens’ privacy, deter cyberattacks on infrastructure, help sustain digital services, combat data breaches and online fraud, as well as detect malware in the network and stop its spread.
Iran IT Organization Chief Amir Nazemi explained that Digital Fortress will also help Iran prevent denial-of-service strikes and protect the country’s industrial infrastructure against cyber espionage and sabotage attacks.

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