Global Cybersecurity Summit 2017 has started today, it is the unique event and outstanding for the informational world of Ukraine for all years of its independence. The names of top speakers demonstrate the high level of the summit – Dmytro Shymkiv (the deputy head of the Presidential Administration), Tony Blinken (the First Deputy Secretary of United States from 2014), Mikhail Titarchuk – the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, Eliaf Bilocerkovskiy (Extraordinary and Authorized Ambassador of Israel in Ukraine). Volodymyr Stavniuk, the chairman of the board of the State Finance Institution for Innovations was among the main speakers.
Our Institution is the co-organizer of the Global Cybersecurity Summit 2017. This event is unique in its content, the purpose of which is to share the latest developments in the field of cybersecurity, discuss the potential and real threats and find the best solution for their countermeasures in the context of permanent information struggle of Ukraine against the Russian interference – this event could be the first real step towards the informational independence of the State.
In his speech, the chairman of the board stressed the importance of the active cooperation between Ukraine, United States and European countries in the field of active creation and implementation of cybersecurity systems and also assured that the state through the State Finance Institution for Innovations is ready to foster innovation that will not only reduce the risks of cyber-attacks and prevent outside interference in the informational processes but also will help to act proactively, outstripping the intentions of cybercriminals. The chairman of the board stated: “We have to pool interests, combining the existing solutions of the world specialists and the best innovative ideas of Ukrainian developers – only in that way we can get the synergistic boost, the impact of which will gradually create the new transparent information space and the new information order.” We didn’t side-step the issue of support of domestic developments: “The State Finance Institution for Innovations is ready to support the domestic developers, whose products will contribute to the growth of level of cybersecurity in Ukraine and the world at large. Having the unique opportunities of co-investment and syndicated loan we are ready to become reliable partners to find investment.”
The chairman of the board summarized: “In general, cybersecurity is one of the senior mortgages for the development of digital innovations and the growth of general investment attractiveness of Ukraine.”
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