Trainings within the framework of the project ”Fighting fake news in cyberspace” implemented by the Association of Cybersecurity Organizations of Azerbaijan (ACOA) have been completed

29.09.2023

Trainings within the framework of the project ”Fighting fake news in cyberspace” implemented by the Association of Cybersecurity Organizations of Azerbaijan (ACOA) have been completed

The fourth and last training package of the project was presented to the participants on 29.09.2023 at Cyberpoint, one of the largest cybersecurity service providers in the South Caucasus.

After the project leader Tabriz Jafarov's speech about the project, ACOA chairman Elvin Balajanov informed the training participants about the cybersecurity ecosystem of Azerbaijan and the important measures implemented in the country to strengthen this ecosystem. While talking about the work done, ACOA chairman brought to the attention of the participants the relevant strategy of the country and the identified priority directions, as well as the steps taken in the legal sphere in order to ensure the security of the critical information infrastructure.

Later, Sanan Najafov an investigative journalist and social media expert, conducted a training on the tools and mechanisms used in the fight against fake news and disinformation in cyberspace, especially the means of identifying the falsification of visual materials using technical methods. After the mentioned presentation, ICT specialists Rashad Aliyev and Rauf Jabarov gave a presentation containing technical possibilities in the fight against fake news, as well as recommendations for media representatives.

In order to address the questions from participants regarding the technical and practical aspects of ensuring cybersecurity, Fuad Niftaliyev the Director of "Cyberpoint" company and Aydin Gurbanli, Deputy Director in charge of Information Security issues provided a detailed presentation on the cybersecurity services, products, solutions, and technical capabilities offered by the company. They also shared comprehensive information about the operations of the company's cybersecurity operations center.

At the end of the event, relevant certificates were presented to media representatives who successfully completed the training.

It should be noted that the project "Fighting fake news in cyberspace" is implemented with the financial support of the State Support Agency for Non-Governmental Organizations of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

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