Building an effective information security architecture is a crucial element in the successful transition from modern social pattern to e-government and digital economy. The topic is being discussed at the international conference on information security in Minsk. Experts share their views on modern world development, IT and information security. Belarus has been developing a conceptual framework for information security improving legislation in this area. The matter is that the range of modern risks cannot be captured once and forever in regulatory documents. They need to be constantly updated in order to respond to them adequately.