Thursday, 18 February 2021 20:48

24 thousand information security incidents worked in Kazakhstan in 2020

Almaty hosted the international forum "Digital Almaty 2021 - Digital reboot: a breakthrough into a new reality." Within the framework of the forum, a panel session was organized: "Challenges to information security during the pandemic," at which Alexander Kosenkov, deputy director of the National Information Security Coordination Center (NCCIB) of State Technical Service JSC, spoke as a speaker. [Profit]

In  speech, the representative from JSC "State Technical Service" shared the following statistical data for 2020. Last year, 24,053 information security incidents were recorded and worked out, there was an increase in the number of phishing Internet resources by 58%, DDoS attacks against Kazakhstani services - by 44%. There have been 1,674 attempts to exploit vulnerabilities, mainly in the public and quasi-public sectors, as well as in critical ICT infrastructure.