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2 Mar 2021

The Russian State Duma Approves Increased Fines for Violation of Data Processing Requirements

The Russian State Duma has adopted in the third reading the draft law that proposes to stiffen penalties for violation of rules applicable to personal data processing in Russia, as established by Federal Law No. 152-FZ “On Personal Data”. The fine for first time violators could reach up to RUB 6. Repeated violations of the data localization law can incur increasing fines with a maximum penalty of RUB 18 million for legal entities.

The main legal requirement is to store the information about Russian users must be stored in the territory of the Russian Federation. On December 2, 2019, President Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law No. 405-FZ, On the Introduction of Amendments to the Administrative Offenses Code of the Russian Federation.  As of December 13, 2019, the Code has introduced new constituent element of an administrative offense – breach of localization requirements.

Failure by an operator to comply with the requirement leads to increased fines:

for officials – up to RUB 200,000 (approximately US$3,350)

for legal entities – up to RUB 6,000,000 (approximately US$100,000)

For repeated violation:

for officials – up to RUB 800,000 (approximately US$13,350)

for legal entities – up to RUB 18,000,000 (approximately US$ 300,000)

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2 Mar 2021

DFG152 LOAD TESTING

Load testing is the process of putting demand on a system and measuring its response. Load testing generally refers to the practice of modeling the expected usage of a software program by simulating multiple users accessing the program concurrently. This test method allows you to determine whether the tested solution, application or device meets the stated requirements.

CT Consulting specialists in cooperation with partner-expert Performance Lab team made all necessary changes with the subsequent transfer of tests. Load testing was successful, CT Consulting has managed not only to optimize the solution, but also to obtain a technological base for making similar changes in the future. The project passed from start to finish without a single delay. We can say that the task was completed with 100%.

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