Oleksandr Turchynov: Russia is going to use the entire arsenal, including cybernetic means, to influence the democratic will of the Ukrainian people
meeting of the National Coordination Center for Cybersecurity was held
under the chairmanship of Secretary of the National Security and Defense
Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov.
the meeting, issues of security of the CEC servers and readiness to
counteract possible cyberattacks during the election process, the draft
Concept of Preparation for Repelling Military Aggression in Cyberspace,
and other topical cybersecurity issues of the state were considered.
to Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov, ensuring
cybersecurity of the upcoming elections is a crucial issue for the
National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.
available information indicates that Russia intends to use the entire
arsenal, including cybernetic means, to influence the democratic will of
the Ukrainian people", - the NSDC Secretary noted.
reported that in the near future, with the support of the EU, joint
exercises will take place, during which different scenarios of cyber
interference will be modeled and models of response to cyberthreats will
Turchynov also noticed that according to the results of the previous
meeting of the National Coordination Center for Cybersecurity, the
Central Election Commission concluded Memoranda of cooperation with
cybersecurity actors, "within which election commissions will be
provided with comprehensive technical and methodological assistance". In
this context, the NSDC emphasized the coordinated work of the CEC, the
Security Service of Ukraine, and the State Service of Special
Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine.
practical interagency cooperation, including the establishment of a
working group on the basis of the CEC informatization department, which
will include the best experts from the SSU and the SSSCIP, was discussed
at the meeting. "Twenty-four-hour alert of the SSU and the SSSCIP
forces and facilities will be launched to identify, prevent and suppress
any unauthorized actions with the CEC information resources", - the
NSDC Secretary informed.
members of the National Coordination Center for Cybersecurity also
heard the Concept of Preparation for Repelling Military Aggression in
Cyberspace developed by the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine together with
the General Staff. This document was drafted as part of the reform and
development of the defense sector, the fulfillment of tasks to achieve
interoperability with NATO, active counteraction to cyberthreats during
the hybrid war, practical implementation of the Cybersecurity Strategy
and the Law of Ukraine "On the basic principles of ensuring