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28.02.2020

Projects in the . domain that increase digital literacy of new users were presented at the conference on information security for children.

On February 27-28, the IV All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference "Information Security and Children" was held at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation. The main topic of the conference is the organization of interdepartmental cooperation in the additional education of children in the formation of a national policy on information security and media education.

Experts from the Coordination Center for TLD RU/, the founder of the Smart Internet Foundation, which is the administrator of the . domain, took an active part in the conference.

Director of the Coordination Center Andrei Vorobyev spoke at the opening of the conference, where, in particular, he presented coming addition of the Vneshkolnik bulletin dedicated to social and educational projects of the Coordination Center for TLD RU/ and the Smart Internet Foundation.

Tatiana Novikova, Project Manager of the Coordination Center, made a presentation "Experience of social projects on cybersecurity and digital literacy of the Coordination Center for TLD RU/." at the plenary session "Information Security and Media Education: Facets of Interfacing".

Among the projects that were mentioned in the report, there was the . domain - an Internet space of trust, which is formed thanks to projects that have chosen primary or additional addresses for their websites in the Cyrillic domain ..

All resources in . participate in a two-stage monitoring system, which allows to quickly identify and to fix vulnerabilities, as well as negative content that appears on the websites in the children's domain zone. Thus, the Internet resources in . always remain safe and comfortable to use.

Among the websites in ., which increase the digital literacy of novice users, Tatyana especially highlighted: Roskomnadzor educational project on personal data protection .; multimedia resource ., which contains many tips on safe and ethical online behavior; -.  directory of the best sites for children of any age; children's search service . and so on. At the moment, the catalog of the best websites . contains about 150 resources of different thematic focus.