Since the beginning of the year, the government computer emergency response team CERT-UA, which belongs to the State Service of Special Communications of Ukraine, has registered more than 1,700 cyberattacks. 1 Despite numerous cyberattacks on critical information infrastructure, russian hackers failed to achieve any strategic goal. Ukraine demonstrates considerable resilience in cyber warfare. 2
The country’s cyber resilience is the result of the joint work of all sectors of society. Its key component is the involvement of the Government, public organizations, academia, the private sector and society in general in this process. Oleksandr Potiy, Deputy Head of the State Service of Special Communications, said this at the conference “Building the Resilience of Society by Increasing Public Awareness of Cyber Threats and Increasing the Role of Cyber Education” at the Polish representative office of the OSCE in the city of Lodz.
According to him, during the russian war against Ukraine, one of the most important tasks is to ensure the cyber resilience of business and critical information infrastructure objects, which form the basis of the cyber resilience of the state.3
In turn, the head of the State Service of Special Communications, Yury Shchygol, warns that the role of ordinary citizens during cyberwar should not be underestimated. Every Ukrainian can become a target, a window through which hackers will get into the information system of a state body or company whose activities are critical for millions of people. Therefore, it is everyone’s duty to follow the rules and recommendations on cyber security developed by the state.1
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