Ukraine leads in NATO cyber security training

by NATO News Staff
November 28, 2018
This article originally appeared in NATO News

Ukraine is one of the first NATO partners (together with Tunisia) to develop a unique cybersecurity course.

Ukraine is one of the first NATO partners (together with Tunisia) to develop a unique cybersecurity course. As part of the NATO Defence Education Enhancement Programme for Ukraine, experts from allied countries visited the Serhiy Korolylov Zhytomyr Military Institute (ZMI) from 24 to 28 September, 2018 to assist with the development of a new course on cybersecurity.

Standards in cybersecurity require that measures taken to secure something must be proportionate to the value of what is being secured, consequently there are various levels of security depending on measures of value and risk. Securing cyberspace, therefore, entails a number of considerations to mitigate risks and threats while encouraging accessibility and openness across various types of interconnected networks and devices. Establishing the necessary balance between access, usability and security is the core challenge. The “Cybersecurity Awareness Micro Course – 10 Principles of Cybersecurity” is now available in Ukrainian on the NATO DEEP portal  and will also soon be available in English.