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Minister Rossen Jeliazkov participated in the Cybersecurity Summit and Internet Governance Forum

25.11.2019

European Union’s Member States, including Bulgaria are working on a coordinated security mechanism for 5G networks. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during the Cybersecurity Summit in Berlin. He added that in December the Council of the European Union is going to approve conclusions on the importance of the fifth-generation networks and security aspects.

5G deployment topics, ensuring 5th generation networks cybersecurity, as well as European approaches applied to protect them, were the main topics of Minister Rossen Jeliazkov's meeting with the Federal Minister of Economy and Energy of Germany, Peter Altmayer. The Ministers discussed the forthcoming signing of the Council of the European Union conclusions, confirming a coordinated approach to the 5G deployment of networks and the future electronic communications networks cybersecurity.

Before the participants in the Internet Governance Forum, Minister Jeliazkov emphasized that in the field Bulgaria is one of the leading countries in Europe with legislation in the interest of consumers. "The Internet governance model, which supports transparency and freedom, has created conditions for healthy competition among a large number of businesses. As a result of this policy, our country has reached the leading positions in terms of Internet speed and affordability of the service. This is an example of how public policy for managing this global resource is a powerful tool for achieving economic growth, "the minister said.

 

During the Forum Minister Jeliazkov had a meeting with the US scientist Vinton Cerf, recognized as one of the "fathers" of the Internet. Bulgarian entrepreneurs and institutions are very active in preserving and registering internet domain names, the Bulgarian minister said during the talks. He gave an example that in our country, there are about 63700 Latin domains, 3535 Cyrillic domains, and 45 percent of .eu addresses are registered in Bulgaria. "Cyrillic is becoming one of the three main languages ​​on the Internet," added Rossen Jeliazkov.