Russia, on Monday, completed a series of tests checking that its internet services could function if the country were to get cut off from the worldwide web, Deputy Communications Minister Aleksei Sokolov said. The test comes in awake of the U.S. aggressive national cybersecurity strategy.
Russia had reportedly passed a bill in November that orders state-run institutions and security services and various other institutions to participate in the test that doesn’t affect the normal internet user. “Our goal was to provide an uninterrupted internet service on Russian territory under any circumstances,” Sokolov added.
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