18 February 2011, Friday, 10:29

Problems of Russian bank system security are under discussion in Bashkiria

author: Svetlana Gafurova

The third inter-bank conference “Informational security of the banks” is held on the territory of Abzelilovsky region RB since Monday and will be over on Saturday, February 19. The conference is organized by the Russian Banks Association and by the Banks Association RB and is considered the main site for discussion of the problems on the bank activity quality in sphere of the bank information protection.

As it was stated at the conference, the actuality of the bank informational security in the Russian bank system has substantially increased for the last several years and it is explained by the appearance of new requirements and by the growing number of threats in IT sphere. Electronic document circulation, internet banking and electronic payment systems – all these innovations are the today’s realities. But along with the positive tendencies – wide introduction of cashless transfers, e-money etc – the risks of so-called “cybercrimes” become more and more real. The work of the conference is aimed at the perfection of the security systems in the bank sphere.

“Modern informational security means constant work of the information protection services on estimation of all possible risks and determination of the threats, permanent contacts with the functional bank subdivisions  and protection of the bank information depending on its category” – the chairman of the National Bank RB Rustem Mardanov said – “The actuality of the conference is anticipated both by the accumulated experience and by the necessity of searching for the best solutions in sphere of the bank information security”.

The materials of the conference will be used when working out the recommendations and proposals on improvements of legal and normative base in sphere of the bank sphere’s informational security.

themes: banks, finances