Moscow, October 16, 2015. — Nikolay Nikiforov, Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications, heads of the Internet Initiatives Development Fund, heads of I-Teco and RT-Inform launched special accelerator for Russian companies, operating in sphere of information security.
Total investments count one million rubles. They will be invested by Internet Initiatives Development Fund, I-Teco and RT-Inform (affiliated company of the state corporation Rostechnologii). Minsvyaz experts will take part in assessment of projects. Participants of accelerator will be selected within several months.
“Russia traditionally creates strong solutions in sphere of information security. For example, our cryptographic school. Just few countries have such schools,” said Nikolay Nikiforov, “That’s why this direction is very perspective. Development of Russian telecom infrastructure will increase penetration of broadband Internet access and support high interest to companies, operating in sphere of information security. I want to encourage business, operating in IT sector to use this unique opportunity offered by the Internet Initiatives Development Fund, I-Teco and RT-Inform.”