The Russian News Agency TASS reports that the Russian Government is working on a new Cyber Security Policy to combat the growing issues with hackers and privacy across Russia. Tass wrote in a article that appeared today. A similar article also appeared on the webpage “Sputnik News.” The press release has not been located at this time.
According to TASS,
The new doctrine will prioritize strengthening state guarantees of privacy, improving the competitiveness of Russian products, their wide use in national information systems and networks.
“The new edition will be based on updated approaches to protecting national interests in the information field with due account for today’s realities,” the press service said. “Among the priorities are strengthening state guarantees of privacy, improving the competitiveness of Russian products, creating conditions for their wide use in formation of national information systems and networks, as well hardware and software crucial to maintaining information security of national information infrastructure facilities,” Russia’s Security Council said.
It pointed to the need to “improve safety of communications and information processing services provided to citizens, government agencies and local government bodies.”
The current Information Security Doctrine was adopted in September 2000.0