The Ministry of Finance denied rumors about disconnecting Russia from the Internet

Digest of amendments to Russian legislation on Information Security No. 20

Representatives of the Ministry assessed the possibility of disconnecting Russia from the world Internet and stated that there were no such plans. Thus, the agency commented on the government’s telegrams to state bodies, which set out recommendations on cyber hygiene. They should help protect against malicious traffic, keep services running and control domain names.

“We are ready for different scenarios to ensure the availability of Russian resources. There are no plans to turn off the Internet from the inside,” the ministry said.

Cyberattacks from abroad are continuously conducted on Russian websites, the press service added, Interfax reports.

The recommendations sent out on cyber hygiene will help to organize work more effectively to protect resources from malicious traffic, maintain the operation of services and control over domain names,” they noted.

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