The US is preparing a new law on assistance to Ukraine

США готовят новый закон о помощи Украине

The Capitol building, which sits in the U.S. Congress

Important document with respect to the field of cybersecurity.

The lower house of Congress approved on the level of the relevant Committee, the bill on cooperation with Ukraine in the field of information security and recommended it for further voting.

It is reported by the Ukrainian Embassy in the USA in Facebook.

“The foreign Affairs Committee of the house of representatives reviewed and recommended for approval the draft law 2017 on cooperation with Ukraine on issues of cyber security”, – stated in the message.

The document, in particular, specifies that U.S. policy is to assist the government of Ukraine to improve their own cyber security strategies. In this context, identifies specific areas, including the establishment of new security systems in the networks of Ukrainian public authorities; reduction of Ukraine’s dependence on Russian technology; promote greater participation of Ukraine in programs of information exchange on cyber security.

In addition, the bill reaffirms the commitment of the United States Charter on strategic partnership between Ukraine and the United States, the Budapest Memorandum on security assurances, support for the cooperation of our state with NATO.

Implementation of legislative initiative “will be an important contribution” to the struggle of Ukraine in a hybrid war with Russia, – said the Ukrainian Embassy.

Sponsors of the bill were made by members of Congress, the Ukrainian jackets, Democrat Brendan Boyle and Republican Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick.

As reported Корреспондент.neton 7 November the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on cyber security. As stated in the document, the President will coordinate the activities in the field of cybersecurity through the national security Council.

The United States will provide Ukraine with five million on cybersecurity