26 Oct 2017 15:06

Imports substitution programs needed to heighten cyber security - Putin

MOSCOW. Oct 26 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for using imports substitution programs for lowering cyber security risks.

"It is an important task to reduce risks related to the objective need for using foreign software and telecom equipment as much as possible. We thus need to implement imports substitution programs," Putin said at a meeting of the Russian Security Council on Thursday.