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Created on December 23, 2015, by a Sovereign Order, Monaco’s Digital Security Agency (AMSN) is getting into stride.
Under the leadership of Rear Admiral Dominique Riban, an engineer of the Naval Academy and SupTélécom Paris, the Agency is a centre of expertise and response to security and digital attacks and operations of vital importance. Its functions are to prevent and detect digital attacks; to be a centre of expertise and response (CERT); to react and coordinate actions in crisis situations; and to raise awareness and encourage public services and security requirements.
At a press conference with the Minister of Interior, Mr Patrice Cellario, it was said that the Principality, like all states, is a potential target due to its image and position in the world, and also because of the economic traffic it generates. The most frequent cyber attacks fall into four categories: cyber crime, damage to image, espionage and sabotage.
Rear Admiral Dominique Riban served as Deputy Director-General of France’s National Security Agency Information Systems (ANSSI) from July 1, 2012, until July 2016 before joining the AMSN as director.
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