The Federal Security Service of Russia and the Rostec State Corporation signed an agreement for cooperation in the sphere of information security. According to the document, RT-Inform, a subsidiary of Rostec, was officially named the corporate centre for the state system for identification, prevention and elimination of consequences of cyber attacks on information resources (GosSOPKA).
The anti-hacker centre of Rostec became one of the first Russian corporate links of GosSOPKA that will operate 24/7 to process the data on information security attacks and incidents. The main tasks of GosSOPKA include identification of cyber attacks on the IT and telecommunications infrastructure of the Russian Federation to ensure its sustainable functioning.
The work is being carried out pursuant to the Federal Law No. 187-FZ "On Security of Critical Information Infrastructure of the Russian Federation" that has entered into force on 1 January 2018 and prescribes that the government authorities, government-owned institutions, key industrial companies must ensure security of their information systems and communication networks.
It should be recalled that a corporate centre of Rostec was established at the premises of RT-Inform for identification, prevention and elimination of consequences of cyber attacks in 2016 for purposes of preventing electronic espionage. As of today, the centre ensures protection of 386 companies (more than 24 thousand external IP addresses).