Covenant on electronic non-aggression under UN auspices may be signed in the next two years


MOSCOW, 4 February. Covenant on electronic non-aggression between the leading States, under the auspices of the UN may be signed in the next two years. About TASS said the head of the eighth Department of the General staff of the Russian armed forces Yuri Kuznetsov.

“I hope it will be signed”, – he told, answering an appropriate question.

Kuznetsov noted that now on this document works of the intergovernmental Commission.

Earlier he reported about the possible signing of such a document. Kuznetsov explained that the need for such a Covenant has arisen in connection with the global Informatization of society. According to him, this document will contain commitments on the observance of principles and rules of conduct in cyberspace, the focus will be given to the prohibitions of cyber attacks against “critical information resources of the state.” The Covenant will also include questions about the use of technology by terrorists for illegal and advocacy.