The forum is traditionally devoted to the issues of ensuring information security in credit and non-credit financial institutions, and will also be used as a discussion platform for the exchange of views between representatives of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Bank of Russia, the FSB of Russia, the FSTEC of Russia, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia and public structures on the one hand and organizations credit and financial sector – on the other.
This time the event will undergo a number of changes. So, due to new spaces, all the events of the business program will fit in three days, and on February 21, Youth Day will be held for the first time in the Urals. Students from 11 Russian universities specializing in information security will take part in lectures and discussions with representatives of the Bank of Russia and the largest companies in the industry, as well as try their hand at competitions.
Among other changes:
- business program will simultaneously take place in two full threads. One will be located on the traditional site of the Main Hall, and the second will unfold in a new space – Free Zone;
- at Free Zone the participants will find not only fascinating speeches and discussions, but also an exhibition, fresh grain coffee and interesting entertainments;
- opportunity to upgrade their skills for free all participants of the XII Ural Forum will receive. Especially for them, the Academy of Information Systems will conduct training on the course “Raising Awareness of Employees in Cybersecurity Issues” The course will be 16 academic hours;
- Battle Tournament will be the final event of the business program. It will be held at a new venue – in IB-Loft. The best and most eloquent experts will compete for the championship, and the audience will help determine the champion with their voices.
This year's event program is rich and diverse. Participants will pay attention to a variety of issues, including:
- the future of the financial sector and its risks;
- development of cyber culture and information security market;
- interaction of financial organizations and law enforcement agencies;
- risks and opportunities for quick payments;
- the practice of combating social engineering and anti-fraud in payment systems;
- outsourcing of information security services for medium and small banks;
- development of open interfaces (OPEN API) in the financial market;
- software development process in modern conditions;
- use of distributed registry technologies in the real world;
- building an effective SOC;
- international experience in regulating information security and cyber resistance issues, as well as managing operational risk in financial institutions.