Contents tagged with Cyber Security

  • US to double cybersecurity aid to Ukraine

    The United States has decided to double the amount it gives in financial assistance to Ukraine to enhance cyber security from $5 million to $10 million dollars.

    US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs A. Wess Mitchell told journalists about the decision after a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv.

    "We also discussed the issue of cyber security, and I can proudly announce that we will double the amount of assistance in this direction, in …

  • US Senate introduces bill on cyber infrastructure support for Ukraine

    A group of US senators submitted a bill to the US Senate on strengthening cooperation with Ukraine in the field of cybersecurity, as reported on Facebook by the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States.

    "A bipartisan group of senators led by Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Patrick Toomey (R-PA) have introduced a mirror version of the Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act that passed the House of Representatives on February 7, 2018," the statement said.

    The document is aimed at helping Ukraine improve …

  • US congress prepares draft bill on cybersecurity assistance for Ukraine

    The United States House Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives initiated the provision of cybersecurity assistance to Ukraine, as reported by the press service of the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States."The House Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives passed the Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act of 2017," the report said.The bill outlines the US policy to provide assistance to the government of Ukraine for improving its own cyber security …

  • Putin calls for increased security in Russian internet segment

    Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the need to improve the security of the Russian Internet without creating barriers for law-abiding citizens, TASS reports.

    "It is necessary to improve the security and stability of the infrastructure of the Russian Internet," the Putin said, stressing, "we are not talking about restricting the access of law-abiding citizens to the global network resources, only some barriers and filters." According to him, it is necessary to "strictly observe and …

  • US Senators and Congressmen criticize idea of ​​forming a group on cyber security with Russia

    Influential senators and members of the House of Representatives of the US Congress have criticized the idea of ​​creating a joint working group with Russia on cyber security, believing that Moscow should not be trusted in this sphere. They announced this on Sunday while speaking on a number of American TV channels.

    "I don’t think we can expect the Russians to be any kind of a credible partner in some cyber-security unit," said Adam Schiff (D-CA) on CNN. Schiff is the Ranking Member (senior …

  • NATO provided Ukraine with equipment to strengthen cybersecurity

    The head of the Security Service of Ukraine, Vasyl Hrytsak, states that as part of the Ukraine-NATO trust fund for cyber security, Ukraine has received technical equipment and software worth a million euros.

    According to him, in the near future this equipment will be installed "as directed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs".

    The Deputy Secretary General of NATO for new security challenges, Sorin Ducaru, said that training will be provided for Ukrainian experts, as well as technical support …

  • Russian diplomat designated one of the priority topics of the first meeting between Putin and Trump

    At their first meeting, the presidents of the United States and Russia will discuss "the full range of bilateral issues and the issues of the international agenda." This was reported by Kommersant newspaper, citing Andrey Krutskikh, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Issues of International Cooperation in the Field of Information Security.

    "The topic of stability, trust and security in cyberspace may become one of the priorities," said Krutskikh.

    According to …

  • Poroshenko is preparing to block certain websites in Ukraine

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko instructed the Cabinet to develop a bill that would allow the blocking of websites in accordance with the decision of the court.

    This was stated in the text of the president's decree Number 32 dated February 13 on enactment of the National Security and Defense Council's (NSDC) decision "On the threats to cyber security of the state and urgent measures to neutralize them" from December 29, 2016.

    The President also instructed the Cabinet to approve the …