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Cyber security in Russia will cost 34 billion rubles

Cyber security in Russia will cost 34 billion rubles

Due to implementation of "Digital Economy" program in Russia it became necessary to enhance cybersecurity.

The "Information Security" project for years 2018-2020 includes such initiatives as creation of a monitoring and prevention center for telecommunications, creation of a National Center for Cyber Defense, etc.

Initially, the program assumed total costs of 117 billion rubles, with over 100 billion ruble funded by federal budget. After a thorough analysis, total amount of expenses was reduced by 3.5 times to 34 billion rubles.