The national emergency response plan in cyberspace will take into account current threats and Ukraine's experience in the first cyber war
On September 13, 2022, the issue of the National Cyber Emergency Response Plan (hereinafter referred to as the Response Plan) was discussed as part of the Cybersecurity Dialogue Program.
The event is organized by the National Coordination Center for Cyber Security at the National Security Council of Ukraine and the USAID project "Cyber Security of Critically Important Infrastructure of Ukraine" together with Aspen Institute Kyiv.
The development and implementation of the Response Plan, which will determine the mechanisms for detecting and responding to cyberattacks of a national scale, as well as measures for further recovery, is one of the tasks defined by the Cybersecurity Strategy of Ukraine.
"While developing the Response Plan, we take into account all current threats, in particular, the experience of Ukraine's defense in the cyber war with the russian federation," said Serhiy Prokopenko, head of the NCCC specialized service of the NSDC Apparatus. S. Prokopenko mentioned interaction with cyber volunteers, improving the mechanism of information exchange with foreign partners taking into account the requirements of domestic and international legislation, defining the role of cyber troops in responding to cyber crises, etc., among the important issues that need to be normalized within the framework of the Response Plan.
The event was also attended by representatives of the State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection, the US Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), key stakeholders, and international and Ukrainian cyber security experts. They shared the experience and best practices of the process of creating a response plan to cyber incidents in Ukraine and the leading countries of the world.