A modern information-analytical system “COTA” developed and put into operation at the NSDC Staff
The Staff of the NSDC of Ukraine has developed and put into operation a modern information-analytical system of the Main Situation Center of the country “COTA”, which is fully work-ready.
The system works with Big Data, provides storage, combination, and analysis of data from various sources to increase reliability, effective monitoring of national security in more than 20 areas, in order to effectively coordinate the activities of government agencies.
These areas include social, domestic and foreign policy security, developments in the JFO zone, the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus infection in the world and in Ukraine, spatial and functional transformation, self-government in the context of decentralization, local budgets and community capacity, subsoil use, economic security, financial markets, threats in domestic and foreign markets, etc.
In such a way, all information that is collected from external sources and processed in the system is synchronized with geospatial data.
“COTA” IAS is a complex multi-layered information-analytical system of the highest level of information protection. It has a flexible, open architecture that allows the creation of new functional modules in accordance with the tasks that arise in the implementation of state policy in the national security sphere.
The system has three circuits of information processing: public, for internal use, and secret. The security of data processing in the “COTA” IAS is confirmed by the Certificate of Conformity for a comprehensive information protection system, issued based on the results of the state assessment.
“COTA” IAS software analytical modules allow providing unbiased objective content analysis of data and synchronization of data from various sources. It is a tool for risk analysis and management in Ukraine’s national security and defense.
Currently, experts of the NSDC Staff together with interested ministries and departments are working on the implementation of the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine of June 4, 2021 “On improving the network of situation centers and digital transformation of the national security and defense” put into effect by the Decree of the President of Ukraine of June 18, 2021, № 260 in terms of implementing the “COTA” IAS software in a single network of situation centers of the state.