Karaismailoğlu said, “As the ministry, we are working meticulously with affiliated organizations to protect the country from cyber attack threats. Our new national cyber security strategy is to make our country an international brand in cyber security. We gave priority to the development and use of 'Domestic and National' products in ensuring cyber security ”.
Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, attended the “13th International Information Security and Cryptology Conference” with the theme “Cyber Security and Secure Data Sharing Transfer”. The 13th International Information Security and Cryptology Conference was held over the Bizbiz video conference and webinar application.
"More than 2020 thousand cyber attacks were prevented in 102"
During the pandemic process, Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that 19 malware examinations and 42 malware information were shared in the threat intelligence report published on Covid-569 via the SOME Communication Platform, saying, “814 malicious droppers and command control centers were blocked. "The number of cyber attacks targeting and preventing our country increased from 2018 thousand in 73 to 2019 thousand in 150". Karaismailoğlu said that the number of attacks that have occurred and blocked so far in 2020 has exceeded 102 thousand.
"We will make our country an international brand in cyber security"
Minister Karaismailoğlu, who noted that as the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, together with affiliated organizations, are working meticulously to protect the country from cyber-attack threats, said, “We prepared the 2013-2014 and 2016-2019 National Cyber Security Strategy and Action Plans. We have determined our new period national cyber security strategy to improve the country's economy, protect social life, ensure national security, have a securely functioning cyber environment in our country, and become an international brand in cyber security ”.
"Turkey, with efforts in cyber security; It ranks 11th in Europe "
Pointing out that the development and use of 'Domestic and National' products are prioritized in ensuring cyber security, Minister Karaismailoğlu underlined that cyber security applications under the names of KASIRGA, AVCI and AZAD, which are produced entirely with domestic and national resources, are extremely successful. Karaismailoğlu, "International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Global Cyber Security Index, Turkey rose more than 2019 places compared to the previous year in 23, rose to 20th place in the world. Turkey, with efforts in cyber security; It ranks 11th in Europe ”.
During the pandemic period, the information sector grew by 15 percent "
Minister Karaismailoğlu pointed out that in 2020, when the effects of the pandemic were intense, the information sector grew by 15 percent. Karaismailoğlu said, “There was a 50 percent increase in fixed and mobile broadband internet usage. There was an increase of up to 50 percent in voice and internet traffic. Our fiber line length exceeded 404 thousand kilometers. Our fixed broadband subscriber number has exceeded 15 million 300 thousand. More than 83 percent of the 90 million mobile subscribers have started using 4.5G service in the last four years. "The number of broadband subscribers reached 78 million 400 thousand".