The Information Commission under the Security Council discussed the issues of preventing potential computer attacks.
The Commission on Information Security under the Security Council of the Russian Federation discussed the problems of the effectiveness of countering threats to the functioning of the country’s information infrastructure. This wasreported by thepress service of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.
Within the framework of the meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission, a number of issues on countering existing and potential cyber threats were discussed. The Commission also discussed the implementation of the program “Digital Economy in the Russian Federation”, in particular those aspects of it that relate to protection from cyberattacks.
The Commission stressed the importance of securing the personal responsibility of the officials for organizing the activities of the information protection units. A number of measures were proposed to strengthen protection against information threats, in particular, on detection, prevention and elimination of the consequences of cyber attacks, as well as on improving the organization of Runet functioning.
Earlier, the Russian embassy in the USsuggested that theUS government again consider the possibility of creating a bilateral working group on countering cyber threats.