I.T. Co. has expanded its competence in the area of personal data protection. The Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications (ROSKOMNADZOR) has accredited I.T. Co. to carry out inspections of personal data protection.
Now ROSKOMNADZOR can involve I.T. Co. specialists in performing scheduled and unscheduled inspections of compliance with the requirements of the Federal Law No. 152 “On Personal Data” as independent experts in the field of personal data protection. Accreditation was obtained by five employees of the I.T. Co. Competence Center for IT security operating in I.T. Co. since 2008. Now these specialists can be involved by the Service for the following activities:
- Inspection and determination of the security level of non-government information systems of personal data used by the operator in performing of their direct functions
- Conformity assessment of the technical data protection means being used
- Assessment of sufficiency and efficiency of measures taken by the operator to ensure personal data security while processing these data in the non-government information systems of personal data
- Carrying out investigations, expert examinations and investigations aimed at determination of cause-effect relationship of the revealed violation of mandatory requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation in the area of personal data
“Obtaining of accreditation confirms high competence of I.T. Co. specialists in the area of data protection and their ability to participate in the projects of any complexity”, said Arkadiy Prokudin, Deputy Head of I.T. Co. Competence Centre for IT security. “The accumulated experience allows us to efficiently implement complex projects in the area of personal data protection from audit to the system certification.”
In 2011, the employees of the Competence Center for IT security implemented more than 100 different projects, and more than half of them were related to personal data protection.