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Norilsk Nickel shares its experience in protecting infrastructure facilities at a Technology Forum

04 march 2024

The annual International Technology and Security Forum was held in Moscow.

Representatives of government authorities and regulators, as well as leading domestic industrial companies - Norilsk Nickel, Zarubezhneft, SIBUR-Russian Tires and others, took part in specialized sections of the event and round tables.

The forum participants discussed issues of information and transport security, including new types of cyber fraud and hacker attacks on critical infrastructure facilities.

Special attention was paid to the topic of digital transformation of industrial enterprises and authorities, as well as issues of economic efficiency of security costs.

Alexey Malinsky, Director of the Investment Project Management Department of Norilsk Nickel, presented his view on the problem.

According to him, it is necessary to work more actively towards the consistent technical re-equipment of security structures and the introduction of modern automated systems, which will stop the extensive growth in numbers and costs.

"The response to threats and an important tool for improving efficiency should be digitalization and automation of security functions, the introduction of advanced engineering and technical security systems that allow, while reducing routine operations, to keep statistics, as well as process and analyze large amounts of information (including video), identify incidents and even implement a predictive function," Malinsky said.

"Working with modern security tools, in turn, requires the development of staff competencies and an increase in expert and analytical functions."

Following the discussion, the forum participants supported Norilsk Nickel's proposal to intensify the inter-corporate exchange of experience and conduct a number of mutual reference visits to exchange best practices in the field of protecting infrastructure facilities for various purposes from modern threats, the company's press service reported.

Alex Shishlo for Rough&Polished