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Ensuring the Information Security of Information Communication Technology Users in Russia

International Journal of Cyber Criminology. 2019. Vol. 13. No. 2. P. 255-269.

This paper studies information security for information communication technology (ICT) users in Russia. The study used dialectic, metaphysical and tabular methods. An analysis of the effectiveness of the legal regulation system of ICT security used in Russia starts with a presentation of the legal principles for ensuring the information security of those using ICT and the problem statement. Further, the paper analyzes federal laws; articles of the Russian Criminal Code related to the malicious use of ICT and the illegal receipt of personal information; the theoretical research in this area; the bill to provide consumers with the opportunity to use pre-installed Russian programs when selling certain types of technically complex goods; judicial practice, and the basic standards in this field. Legislative changes were studied for the period from 2015 to 2020. Using the example of these changes, the improvement of the field of ICT security in Russia was demonstrated. In conclusion, changes are proposed that will bring us closer to solving the problem of the emergence malicious ICT which collect user information, including confidential data.