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The banks will punish the low level of cyber security

Банки накажут за низкий уровень кибербезопасности

Deputy head of main Department of security and information protection, Bank of Russia Artem Sychev said that the regulator intends to March 15, 2016 to develop measures of influence to credit organizations with low information security. On Wednesday, March 9, writes “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”.

The reason for this decision was the unfair actions of a number of banks. How do I find analysts of the Central Bank together with the Ministry of internal Affairs, hacker attacks often used to hide financial crime for the withdrawal of money customers.

According to first Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank George Luntovskii, in the fourth quarter of 2015 as a result of offences detected in the field of information security was stolen more than 1.5 billion rubles. As a result of cyber attacks, some banks lost all their capital.

In June 2015, the Bank of Russia has established the information security center, warning of the Russian credit and financial organizations on possible computer attacks on their websites. Thus it was planned to reduce cases of embezzlement of funds.

1 June 2015 the centre for information monitoring and response to computer attacks, under the leadership of Dmitry Frolov, an expert in preventing cyber attacks and protecting information systems. Prior to that, he spent seven years in the security Department of the Central Bank.

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