Jul 20, 2016, 8:21 PM
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Cyber security operation center launched in Isfahan N-zone

Tehran, July 20, IRNA – Iran's Atomic Energy Organization has launched a cyber security operation center in the nuclear zone of Isfahan.

This center has been launched in order to address new threats and at the same time to enhance the safety and security levels of the nuclear site in Isfahan, said Asghar Zare'an, Deputy Head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization in the inauguration ceremony on Wednesday.

'Presently, the issues of cyber security, the information technology and industrial control systems, tend to constitute the main priorities of the enemy,' he said.
The enemy tries by deploying malwares sabotage the industrial development of the country and damage our infrastructures, he said.

According to Zare'an similar cyber security operation centers are going to be launched with the priority given first to Arak, Natanz and Boushehr nuclear sites.

'The enemy pays special attention to this method of industrial sabotage as it is done covertly and tends to inflict greater damages while it is less costly,' he said.