Reviewed the current structure of problems of global security in the development of civilization in the XXI century. The role of humanitarian factors in solving these problems and set the priorities of the world community in the coming period. It is shown that in the first place, they should be aimed at preventing a new world war. The prerequisite for this is ensuring that the geopolitical and military balance between East and West, as well as further arms reduction and demilitarization of the economy. The following priorities are ensuring the compatibility with the biosphere of man and nature in the process of development of civilization, overcoming the systemic crisis of modern culture, and anthropological crisis, signs of which are becoming more prominent.
Questions related to the notion of the vitality of the information society are considered. Definitions of the vitality of the information society and its infrastructure are given. The indicators of survivability of technical systems on which the information society is based and the information society are proposed. Measures are proposed to ensure the survivability of the systems that form the infrastructure of the information society.
The analysis of modern ideas about the role of culture in the development of modern society and addressing the issues of ensuring national and global security. Shows the structure of these problems and their humanitarian basis, due to the cultural crisis in the West. The key problem of this crisis is egocentric worldview of a person, which determines his attitude to nature, to yourself and to others. This worldview is dominant today in many countries.
Analyzes cultural aspects of information security further development of modern civilization. The basic principles of the General theory of evolution and the unity of the fundamental laws of the universe, manifested at different levels of matter self-organization. Discusses the hypothesis of the validity of these laws not only for objects of animate and inanimate nature but also for development of society. Formulated two new global problems of modern civilization: the problem of energy-informational safety of the biosphere and the problem of maintaining the semantic field of traditional cultures of the society.
The substantive provisions of informative conception of aesthetics are examined, as scientific discipline that must be based on fundamental general natural-science conformities to law of harmony.