On July 6, 2023, the High School of Public Governance started training on the general short-term program “Cybersecurity of Critical Information Infrastructure for Public Sector Information Security Specialists”. The training program is being implemented in close cooperation with the State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine and the EU4PAR project.
This training program aims to increase the level of professional competencies of specialists who directly provide cybersecurity in institutions, heads of structural units of public authorities on information security, and is aimed at solving the problems of building an effective cybersecurity system of a public authority by: forming a culture of cybersecurity, familiarizing themselves with the state policy in this area and providing free services in the field of cybersecurity from the state. The program is intended for public servants of categories B and C, as well as local self-government officials. The training will be held offline in thematic modules, which started on July 6 and will continue on July 13, 20 and 27 this year.
The training was opened by the Director of the High School of Public Governance, Yuliia Lykhach, who in her welcoming speech wished the participants a successful and productive training, emphasizing that during the training the students would be able to learn extremely useful and necessary skills. In particular, as part of the thematic modules, the participants will gain knowledge of the components of cybersecurity culture and the specifics of building a cybersecurity culture in a government agency, learn how to make decisions on taking measures to respond to a cyber threat, and acquire skills to ensure effective cyber threat counteraction. Upon completion of the course, its participants will receive certificates of successful training in the amount of 30 hours (1 ECTS credit).