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More than 12,000 Internet crimes have been recorded in Kazakhstan since the beginning of the year. The total damage from them amounted to seven billion tenge.

In Russia, the number of leaks of commercial data is growing: in the first half of the year, their volume exceeded 45%. Cybersecurity professionals are seeing an increase in the loss of trade secrets and know-how. Such leaks have doubled in January-June, and they now account for 13% of all information illegally released into the public domain. Russian business will have to increase spending on information security by at least 15% by the end of the year to avoid a strengthening trend.

 The Ministry of Digital Development, together with large IT companies, is discussing the possibility of creating a material compensation fund for victims of database leaks. The fund will be funded from funds received from data breach fines. Now the ministry is working on the creation of a compensation mechanism. It is necessary to determine how the volume will be calculated, under what conditions it will be possible to claim payments, and other details.

The Rostec State Corporation announced the formation of a specialized competence center that will help in the creation of digital products with increased resistance to cyber attacks. The structure was named the Technology Center for Secure Software Development (SW). The RT-Project Technologies holding of Rostec, the Diasoft group of companies and the Institute for System Programming of the Russian Academy of Sciences took part in its creation.

 More than 12,000 Internet crimes have been recorded in Kazakhstan since the beginning of the year. The total damage from them amounted to seven billion tenge. The largest registration of Internet fraud is noted in Nur-Sultan - 2,295, Almaty - 1,486 and Karaganda region - 1,150. Against the background of such statistics, Kazakhstan offered the SCO countries to jointly fight against Internet fraud. According to the head of the Kazakh Ministry of Internal Affairs, in the modern world, when crime penetrates into digital spheres, cybercrime has become one of the most serious security threats.
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