Ukrainian policy in the field of information security

Keywords: cybersecurity, fake, information security culture, information influence of Russia, protection of personal data.


The article analyzes the modern challenges of the time, which shape the information security policy of Ukraine. The paper analyzes the approaches to the definition of information security to understand this concept. Conclusions are made that information security is a constant movement, changeable, versatile concept, which cannot be stable. The article studies the information security of Ukraine as a component in the system of international information security. It is established that in the conditions of war, the role of information security of Ukraine in the international community has sharply increased. Ukraine's policy in the sphere of economic security is clearly marked in its legislation and meets the challenges of our time. The article presents a list of the main threats to the information security of the country: threats to independence and sovereignty through hybrid, information warfare by the aggressor state Russia, threats in the systems of the interaction of state bodies, threats related to the media, threats due to the lack of awareness and culture of information security among the population. Conclusions are made that future cases in the field of information security will be related to the elimination of threats. A list of goals for achieving information security is presented.


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Author Biographies

Inna Pidbereznykh, Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University, Ukraine.

Doctor of Law, Associate Professor of the Department of History, Faculty of Political Science, Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University, Ukraine.

Oleg Koval, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine.

Candidate of Sciences in Public Administration, Associate Professor Regional Policy Department Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine.

Yevhen Solomin, Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine.

PhD in Social Communications, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Journalism, Faculty of Philology, Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine.

Vitaliy Kryvoshein, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, Ukraine.

Doctor of Political Science, Professor, Head of the Department of Sociology, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, Faculty of Social Sciences and International Relations, Ukraine.

Tetyana Plazova, Hetman Petro Sahaidachny National Army Academy, Ukraine.

Candidate of historical sciences, Associate Professor of Department of Military History, Hetman Petro Sahaidachny National Army Academy, Ukraine.


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How to Cite
Pidbereznykh, I., Koval, O., Solomin, Y., Kryvoshein, V., & Plazova, T. (2022). Ukrainian policy in the field of information security. Amazonia Investiga, 11(60), 206-213.
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