«Rostelecom» will create a single platform for cybersecurity services

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. «Rostelecom» will create a single platform of cybersecurity on the basis of the newly acquired Solar Security, said the President of the company Mikhail Oseyevsky, during the press conference.

«Cybersecurity is a priority for Rostelecom. A single platform will allow us to achieve a high level of economic efficiency within each organization, and thereby to increase the General level of protection of Russian companies», — said Oseyevsky.

The volume of investments into the project will amount to more than 1 billion rubles in a year and a half. «This investment in infrastructure, software, it and great work on the design, implementation, investments in the staff», — said Vice-President of «Rostelecom» in information security, the General Director of «Rostelecom-Solar» Igor Lyapunov.

The company also announced the launch of the first three services available through the channels of «Rostelecom». The starter kit includes protection against network attacks, security, email and web applications. By the end of 2019, the number of services will be increased more than twice. Services platform focused on mass B2B audience.

As noted by Lyapunov, the number of incidents related to cybersecurity over the past year have grown in 1,5 times. Thus seriously increasing the skills of attacking and expanding their tool kit.

Rostelecom is one of Russia’s largest telecommunications operators. The state through Rosimushchestvo owns 45,04% of the share capital of VEB of 3.96%, «daughter» operator Mobitel, OOO — 12,01%. The company announced the purchase of developer solutions in the field of information security Solar Security for 1.5 billion rubles in may 2018.