At a Moscow-based security conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin said countries should work together amid the rise of cyberthreats.

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

July 6, 2018

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Russian President Vladimir Putin called on countries to better cooperate in the fight against cyberattacks during his address at a Moscow security conference.

Putin discussed how cyberthreats have escalated around the world and said "some nations' egoism" and "attempts to act squarely to their own advantages" have damaged data stability around the world, ABC News reports. 

Russia has recently joined efforts with European countries on an agreement to protect personal data, Putin said. He claims Russia would develop a system to automate data exchange between the private sector and law enforcement to improve on security, the report states.

The topic of Russian election meddling was not addressed.

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