The article is devoted to the analysis of security problems in the modern world. The authors consider the nature and essence of information, analyze the concept of information security in a wide and narrow sense. It is noted that the practice of implementing information technologies without linking with ensuring information security significantly increases the likelihood of information threats, among which the problem of information inequality, the possibility of manipulation of consciousness, cyber illness, computer crime, information warfare, etc. This means that security measures must be comprehensive and contain not only instrumental and technological measures, but also ideological and cultural measures - educational in nature, providing the appropriate orientation of the individual.
2 Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University)
information; information security; computer security; information technology; information security Doctrine of the Russian Federation; N. Wiener; C. Shannon; J. Schreider; information threatS; information inequality; information warfare