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The expert assessed the prospects of development of domestic

Russian IT companies still have a lot to do to create the competition of foreign software on industrial scale, now many domestic developments have weaknesses, said the head of "cyber security Agency", member of expert Council of state Duma Committee on information policy Evgeny Lifshitz.

On Thursday, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin in his presentation, shown during a speech at the panel discussion with the participation of the IT industry, pointed out that state agencies and state-owned companies until 2021 should coordinate the plans used FOR substitution of foreign for domestic.

Experts told, what are passwords easiest to crack

The attackers are the easiest to crack passwords, indicating simple words like password or qwerty, as well as showing your personal data - name, date of birth and phone numbers, told RIA Novosti interviewed experts.

According to the head of the research group of Department of Analytics of information security Positive Technologies Catherine Krusevo, the use of weak passwords for many years, is one of the main disadvantages of protection. When conducting internal pentelow (penetration test of a corporate network) in 96% of the companies were able to glean user credentials, and the main disadvantages of protecting steel that is simple, user passwords, she said.

The expert explained the cancel lock Telegram

The decision of Roskomnadzor (RKN) on the termination of blocking of Telegram messenger can be reached by the parties to some agreements, said RIA Novosti the head of the "cyber security Agency", member of expert Council of state Duma Committee on information policy Evgeny Lifshitz.

Earlier Thursday, Roskomnadzor, in coordination with the Prosecutor's office has decided to remove the requirements for restricting access to Telegram messenger. The Ministry said that "appreciates the founder of Telegram expressed readiness to counter terrorism and extremism."