Infoforum is held since 2001. The initiative of launching Infoforum was taken by the Committee of the Russian State Duma for Security and the Security Council of the Russian Federation. Nowadays Infoforum is one of the largest IT-industry forum in the Russian Federation. More than 5000 experts from the Russian Federation and foreign countries attend Infoforum’s events annually.
INFOFORUM IS OFFICIALLY SUPPORTED BY MORE THAN 30 GOVERNMENT AGENCIES OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION and includes prestigious IT-industry experts – heads of State authorities, leading Russian and international IT companies, well-known scientists and public figures. On the basis of its activities Infoforum adopts resolutions and other final documents containing conclusions and proposals on the development of the industry and its legislative regulation.
INFOFORUM’S MISSION is development of interaction between government agencies, non-governmental organizations, experts, scientists and professionals employed in all sectors of the economy, representing the bodies of federal and regional authorities, local government, science, education, business. We are eager to create the conditions for free exchange of progressive ideas, technologies and experience to develop secure Information Society in our country and worldwide.
THESE FINAL DOCUMENTS are sent to the Russian Government and subsequently become the basis for the proposals on improvement of legislation and arrangements in the field of information security, personal data protection, access to information, secure electronic services.
In 2017, due to special attention to the problems of protecting the interests of the individuals, society and the State in the Information Sphere, Infoforum for the first time was included in the official program of the International IT Forum with BRICS, SCO and CSTO participation in Khanty-Mansiysk.
THE INFORMATION SPHERE PLAYS AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN ENSURING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STRATEGIC NATIONAL PRIORITIES OF ANY STATE, therefore, in the framework of this task, significant efforts should be aimed at the formation of an International Information Security system and countering threats of using Information Technology to violate strategic stability, as well as strengthening an equitable strategic partnership in the field of Information Security.