Lithuania and Ukraine intensifies cooperation on cybersecurity

by Admin | Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019 | 59 views

On November 27 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and Minister of Defence of Ukraine Andriy Zagorodniuk signed a Declaration of Intent in Vilnius on closer cooperation as the countries’ cooperation in the area of cybersecurity is intensified.

With the document, the countries agree to develop and sustain close cooperation in cybersecurity area, exchange information and data on cyber incidents and attacks, plan joint exercises, and pursue mutually beneficial cooperation at the Regional Cyber Security Centre to be established in Kaunas.

“All the countries monitor an increase in cyber incidents with malicious activities and critical state infrastructure remains a subject of active malicious cyber activities. Cyberspace is a war zone too, and it requires equally serious security and defence enhancement efforts as sea, air and land,” Minister R. Karoblis said.

Minister of Defence of Ukraine who is on a visit in Lithuania in the delegation of the President of Ukraine also paid a visit of the National Cyber Security Centre.

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