Policy Brief: Cyber Security in the Context of Ukraine – NATO Cooperation


The formation of cybersecurity in Ukraine is considered in the context of modern challenges of information policy in a hybrid war. This paper analyses the evolution of cooperation in the field of cybersecurity between Ukraine and the NATO states and the diminishing vulnerability of Ukraine’s cyberspace. The main purpose of the analysis is to define the role of strengthening international cooperation for the investigation of cybercrime that ensures the security of Ukrainian cyberspace. Ukraine’s foreign policy efforts are aimed at involving international partners in ensuring the safe functioning of cyberspace. Such actions would strengthen the resilience of Ukraine’s cyberinfrastructure and its ability to respond to potential risks. Tense relations with the Russian Federation regarding information and cyber dimensions have led to Ukraine’s national cyber security system, which was intended to intensify cooperation with international partners in this field. The EU and NATO support Ukraine through joint programs in combating imminent threats. This creates the basis for a trilateral security partnership for strengthening stability in Europe in the context of ensuring security around Ukraine, with a long-term goal

Sorin Bogdea Policy Brief

About the author: Sorin Bogdea MA student in the Evaluation of European Public Policies and Programs, SNSPA, Bucharest. He is currently an intern at the Association of Experts for Security and Global Affairs, the main areas of research interest are the European integration process of the Eastern Partnership countries, especially the Caucasus region.

This policy brief is developed within the project “Romanian – Ukrainian Civil Society Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation. Third edition”, implemented by the Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association, Romania, in partnership with Strategic and Security Studies Group and Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian PRISM ”, Ukraine, with the support of Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, a project of German Marshall Fund. The views expressed in this policy paper are those of the author and do not necessarily coincide with those of ESGA partners.

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