Approved the concept of children’s information security

Approved the concept of children’s information security


The disposal will contribute to the implementation of unified state policy in the field of information security of children.

MOSCOW, 5 Dec. The Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree approving the concept of information security of children, the document reads, posted on the website of the Cabinet.

“The order… will contribute to realization of unified state policy in the field of information security of children, the creation of a modern media environment, taking into account the risks associated with the development of Internet and information technologies”, — stated in the help document.

In the text of the concept indicated that the goal is to ensure the harmonious development of young generation and minimization of the negative impact of redundant information. Therefore, the most important task is to engage the family, the state and elements of the modern media market.

The document States that the priorities of the family, the state and public interest organizations are forming in children the skills of self-consumption of media products, increasing media literacy, values and moral development of children, education of tolerance, development of identity, etc.

In the help document notes that implementation of this concept should be the formation by 2020 of a generation of young citizens who will be able to navigate independently in the field of media, to share the values of patriotism, healthy lifestyle and to respect intellectual property.