The second regional session of the National Cybersecurity Cluster was held in Vinnytsia. The event enabled glancing at the prospects for implementing the Cybersecurity Strategy locally according to the Plan of its implementation through the prism of the public sector, critical infrastructure, business, and international experience.
Among the key speakers were representatives of National Coordination Center for Cybersecurity (NCCC), State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine, Vinnytsia City Council, IT Association of Vinnytsia, representatives of critical infrastructure and the National Cyber Security Center of the United Kingdom.
“The Strategy begins with the thesis “Safe cyberspace is the key to the successful development of the country.” These words become extremely relevant considering the difficult conditions in which all the state processes are implemented today. It is important to continue paying special attention to cyber defense because the cyber component is a prerequisite for the stability of the national security system of Ukraine,” emphasized Mykhailo Verych, Senior Operations Manager, CRDF Global in Ukraine, in his opening remarks.
The participants discussed the best Ukrainian and foreign practices, raised important questions, and shared requests concerning the implementation of the Strategy. In particular, the issues of professional development and integration of the risk-oriented approach at all levels were posed. Representatives of the NCCC contributed to adopting joint and effective decisions during the discussion.