Poroshenko signed a law on cyber security

Порошенко подписал закон о кибербезопасности

Poroshenko signed a decree on cyber security

President enacted the NSDC decision.

President Poroshenko enacted NSDC decision “On the status of implementation of the NSDC decision from December 29, 2016 “About the threats of cyber security of state and urgent measures for their neutralization.” It is reported by the presidential administration.

According to the decree, the government has three months to resolve the issue of prohibiting government agencies, enterprises, institutions and organizations of state form of ownership purchasing of services for access to the Internet in certain telecommunication operators. This applies to those providers who have no documents on confirmation of compliance of the information security system, with established requirements in the field of information security.

The Cabinet should also implement the mechanism of attraction of physical and legal persons on the terms of outsourcing the task of cyber protection of state electronic information resources.

The government and the security service must jointly prepare and submit to the Parliament the draft law on the delimitation of criminal responsibility for crimes in the sphere of use of computers, systems and computer networks and telecommunication networks committed against the state and other information resources, objects of critical information infrastructure and other facilities, as well as the corresponding demarcation of jurisdiction.

Also, the security service of Ukraine, administration of State special communication service and Netpolice urgent need to intensify cooperation with foreign partners to combat cyber attacks on critical information infrastructure, the investigation of such cyber-attacks, establishment of the reasons and the conditions promoting to commit them and also to attract international technical assistance to ensure the cyber security of state electronic information resources, objects of critical information infrastructure.

Additionally, for 2017, the government should provide funding for the costs of designing secure data center to host the state electronic information resources; take measures to create the National center of operational and technical management of telecommunication networks of Ukraine and ensure its functioning; to ensure unconditional fulfillment of state bodies of the legislation in the sphere of technical protection of information, and promptly respond in the prescribed manner for the violations.

Also recommended to the National Bank of Ukraine with the participation of the administration of state service of special communication and the SBU to take urgent measures to improve cyber security of systemically important banks of Ukraine.

We will remind, earlier the Cabinet of Ministers raised the salaries of officials responsible for cybersecurity.

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