Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov acquainted Ambassador of Sweden to Ukraine Tobias Thyberg and Ambassador of Finland to Ukraine Paivi Laine with the work of the NCCC
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov demonstrated to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Sweden to Ukraine Tobias Thyberg and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Finland to Ukraine Paivi Laine the capacities of the National Coordination Center for Cybersecurity under the NSDC of Ukraine.
During the meeting, Mr. Danilov stressed that the NCCC today is a key analytical center of the state for detecting, preventing and responding to cyber incidents, and by the decision of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy in early 2020, the Center's capabilities were significantly strengthened. The NCCC not only coordinates and monitors the activities of security and defense sector actors that ensure cybersecurity in various areas – the State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine, the SSU, the National Police, the National Bank, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and others but also actively develops public-private partnerships in this sphere.
The NSDC Secretary expressed his gratitude to Sweden and Finland for their comprehensive assistance provided to Ukraine and the lasting support of our state in its struggle to restore territorial integrity and sovereignty over the territories temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation.
According to Mr. Danilov, in the modern world “cybernetic and biological threats are becoming more terrible and dangerous even than nuclear weapons”. “Today we are witnessing the world’s first biological war, and the whole world experiences its outcomes”, - he noticed stressing the importance of uniting the efforts of partner states to counter these threats.
The parties also discussed the current security situation in the region, in particular in the context of resolving the situation in the East of Ukraine, as well as given the events taking place in neighboring Belarus.
Mr. Thyberg and Ms. Laine assured of their countries' unwavering support for Ukraine on its way to the restoration of territorial integrity and sovereignty over the temporarily occupied territories. The ambassadors also expressed readiness to expand cybersecurity cooperation with our state.