President Putin has signed a decree “On measures for providing information security of the Russian Federation in use of information-telecommunications networks of international information exchange,” Kremlin.ru reports.
The decree is aimed at protection of the Russian Internet segment and primarily at protection of the state network resources from the threats of unauthorized actions. The question is about prevention of hacking computers and gaining control of the network resources of the organs of power with a terrorist intent.
The decree’s measures are also aimed at protection of classified information. In general the decree is provided for further sustainable development and modernization of Russian state network resources in the Internet. The decree enters into force since the day of it’s signing.