The analysis of the main trends, challenges and threats to the development of civilization in the XXI century and related new strategic objectives of the education system. The structure of this complex problem is given and its most important humanitarian components are highlighted. The special importance of the information direction of the society development is noted, the result of which will be the formation of a new type of civilization – information civilization. Therefore, the study of the basic laws of the formation of this civilization in the education system is an urgent task of the new education system. Another task is the timely training of the elite and leaders of the new generation, the formation of their scientific Outlook and responsibility to society.
The article systematizes and presents information about a major international scientific and practical conference devoted to the problems of sustainable development of the Countries of greater Eurasia. The main emphasis is placed on the results of the conference related to the need to create a single digital platforms as a technological basis for development in the context of new challenges in the information sphere. These challenges are due, on the one hand, to the intensive development of digital technologies in all spheres of activity, on the other hand, to the increased requirements for information security, especially in the context of the strict sanctions policy of the West towards Russia.
In the article we examined noticed from the end of ХХth century uncontrolled spread of individual’s personal information. Shown the danger of this phenomenon for human rights and life, protection of reputation, family and personal secrets, privacy of correspondence and telephone calls. Negative examples of effects after the spread of such information are shown. The attention is focused on the fact that nowadays humanity cannot control the information streams. It is offered to implement a thoughtful approach to resolve the mentioned problem and outline the certain ways of legal regulation of information space and circulation of information about a person.
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.