MOSCOW, March 18. /TASS/. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSS) has set up National Coordination Center on computer incidents to protect information resources, FSS said on its official website on Wednesday.
"In the framework of the system [of detection, prevention and liquidating consequences of computer attacks on Russia’s information resources], FSS National coordination center on computer incidents is operating," FSS said.
The National Coordination Center will be tasked with detecting sources of hacker attacks and liquidating them. The center will also forecast possible hacker attacks and create conditions for routine operations in case of incidents.
The center will cooperate with law enforcement agencies, communication operators, Internet providers and others for fastest detection and elimination of computer attacks.
The National Coordination Center was set up in the framework of the concept of the state system on detection, prevention and liquidating consequences of computer attacks on Russia’s information resources signed by the Russian President Vladimir Putin in December 2014.