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Powers on control over work of the centers for detection of the computer attacks

2019: Arrest of staff of FSB for robbery of the client of bank for 136 million rub

By the owner of the money stolen by the staff of FSB under the guise of operational actions in the building of Metallurg bank on Ivan Babushkin Street recognized the 33-year-old jobless resident of Moscow. He explained to the investigation that he borrowed 136.5 million rubles "at acquaintances".

According to the man recognized by the victim in May, 2019 he began to look for where it is possible to exchange the large amount in rubles for dollars. One of acquaintances told that the certain Boris Karamatov who is allegedly connected with the management of small Moscow bank "Metallurg" can help with exchange on favorable rate (according to RBC, it is controlled by the native of GRU Yury Karasyov). Within a month by means of Boris and their mutual friend the victim several times came to bank on Ivan Babushkin Street where changed rubles for dollars "through cash desk of bank", the expected owner of money assured investigators.

In June, 2019 the man decided to change 136.5 million rubles on the checked scheme. The intermediary suggested it to make it at the rate of 65 rub 5 kopeks for dollar. For performing transactions it was necessary to bring all amount on June 10 at 3 p.m. Moscow time to Metallurg bank. Then the victim asked for the help other acquaintance, the owner of the armored car and took in the help of three strong natives of Georgia with weapon. Money should be taken away at office in the territory of Moscow shopping Mall in Lyublino where they were stored. In the afternoon on June 10 the victim on the car (52 million rubles in everyone) went with two bags of money to office of bank. The intermediary suggested clients to drive up to a back input of the building.

The machine transporting money with passengers drove under a barrier on the fenced territory around bank. Working according to instructions of intermediaries, men brought bags with cash at the specified door without sign. Almost right after it there were about ten people, some were in overalls without identification marks. Showing the resolution of FSB on conducting investigation and search operations, they took away cash and fled by the taxi.

The victim suspected that the incident is not absolutely similar to real transaction of FSB, and contacted police. Into place field investigators of criminal investigation department of the Department of Internal Affairs in the South-Western Administrative District left. Next day, on June 11, based on the carried-out inspection the investigator of the Department of Internal Affairs in the South-Western Administrative District brought criminal case according to Article 162 of Part 4 of the item (robbery in especially large size).

Police officers of the Department of Internal Affairs in the South-Western Administrative District studied surveillance cameras, set the minibus "Mercedes" where the attacking staff of FSB changed. Later information on case was brought to the head of FSB Bortnikov and he granted permission for arrest of employees.

2017

National coordination center for computer incidents (NKTsKI)

On the federal portal of drafts of regulations in December, 2017 the draft of the order of the head of FSB Alexander Bortnikov on creation of the National coordination center for computer incidents[1] is published].

According to the text of the document, NKTsKI is a component of forces intended for detection, warning and mitigation of consequences of the computer attacks and response to computer incidents. Ensuring coordination of activity of subjects of the critical information infrastructure (CII) of the Russian Federation concerning response to computer incidents will be the main objective of the center.

For accomplishment of this task the center will send notifications and inquiries to subjects to KII and also bodies and the organizations, including foreign and international, by the questions connected with detection and mitigation of consequences of cyber attacks. At the same time, the center can refuse to provide information in cases when it creates security risk of the Russian Federation.

Powers on ensuring work of State system of detection, prevention and elimination of consequences of computer attacks

Be responsible for detection and prevention of cyber attacks to the Russian networks from now on there will be a Federal Security Service (FSS). The relevant decree was signed by the president Vladimir Putin and posted on the website of official publication of the legal acts publication.pravo.gov.ru. The decree behind number 620 carries the name "About Improvement of the State Detection System, Warning and Mitigation of Consequences of the Computer Attacks on Information Resources of the Russian Federation". The term of entry into force — on January 1, 2018[2].

This legal act assigns to FSB of power on ensuring operation of the state system of detection of warning and mitigation of consequences of the computer attacks (State system of detection, prevention and elimination of consequences of computer attacks). Computer attacks on information systems, information and telecommunications networks and automated control systems which are in Russia and also in diplomatic missions and consulates mean.

Tasks which State system of detection, prevention and elimination of consequences of computer attacks should execute are listed in the decree. Forecasting of cybersecurity country situation, ensuring cooperation of telecom operators and owners of information resources in cyber security, control of security of the Russian information resources and establishment of the reasons of cybersecurity incidents belong to them.

In addition to directly providing and control of functioning of State system of detection, prevention and elimination of consequences of computer attacks, FSB will be engaged in formation and implementation of the state scientific and technical policy in the field of fight against cyber attacks and also to develop methodical recommendations about their detection, warning, about establishment of the reasons and mitigation of consequences.

2013: Privilege elevation on control of work of the centers for fight against cyber attacks

The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation will receive expanded powers on control over work of the centers for detection of the computer attacks. The relevant order of the Russian President is published[3] on the official portal of regulatory legal acts.

The document makes changes to the decree of the Russian President of January 15, 2013 "About creation of the state detection system, warning and mitigation of consequences of the computer attacks on information resources of the Russian Federation", the functions suggesting to assign to FSB not only creations, but also ensuring control over a state system.

According to the document, department will organize and to carry out work on creation and ensuring functioning of the state detection system, warning and liquidation of the computer attacks on information resources of the Russian Federation. Except other, the intelligence agency will approve requirements to information centers, to carry out their accreditation on compliance to requirements and also to perform actions for assessment of security of critical information infrastructure of the Russian Federation (CUE).

1982: Example of fight against diversions

Orientation to managements of KGB and special departments, USSR, 1982.
Orientation to managements of KGB and special departments, USSR, 1982.

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