Representatives from Ukraine’s State Service of Particular Communications and Info Safety (SSSCIP) and the European Union Company for Cybersecurity (ENISA) not too long ago met to debate strengthening cooperation and networking.
The working assembly was held through the go to to ENISA HQ in Athens as part of the Cybersecurity East Undertaking.
Viktor Zhora, SSSCIP deputy head, mentioned after the assembly: “Cooperation with the European companions contains two key vectors for our nation. On the one hand, Ukrainian expertise in cyber-war, confronting cyber-threats from Russia would positively be useful for different democracies.
“However, having gained candidate standing for EU membership, our nation has to convey its nationwide laws in conformity with European requirements. Intensified collaboration with ENISA will allow us to make this course of far more environment friendly.”
In line with an SSSCIP announcement, the go to to ENISA is a key element of the EU4Digital: Cybersecurity East Undertaking. Initiated in 2019, this venture goals at supporting the Jap Partnership international locations in constructing cybersecurity potential and enchancment of the legislative framework in addition to facilitating compatibility and approximation of their authorized frameworks, finest practices and cooperation.
Because the conflict in Ukraine has pushed the nation additional in direction of its Western counterparts, the SSSCIP mentioned the assembly was additionally essential in European integration, a major step for which might be ENISA particular associate standing.
Acquiring this standing is a vital part inside the means of harmonization of the nationwide cybersecurity laws with the EU regulation, in response to SSSCIP.
Aside from Ukrainian specialists, cybersecurity company representatives from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Moldova took half within the occasion.
Ukraine has been struggling fixed cyber-attacks each earlier than and through the conflict with Russia as Russia leverages its cyber capabilities to disrupt Ukrainian nationwide infrastructure.