Cyber security strategy in hybrid war

  • Olesia Zvezdova Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University
  • Alexander Vakalyuk Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University
Keywords: cyberspace, cybersecurity, information security, cyberterrorism, cyberwar


This article deals with the essence of today's cybersecurity problem by identifying threats, challenges and dangers of high-tech cybercrime and cyberterrorism in the current conditions of hybrid warfare and priorities of improving Ukraine's cybersecurity based on analysis of internal and external factors, European trends. The response to major challenges of different countries is considered.

The main aspects of cyber warfare and cybersecurity are underlined. The experience of the USA, Germany, Great Britain, China and Russia in the fight against cybercrime was analyzed. The main actors of the national cybersecurity system are the State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection, the National Police of Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine and the General Staff of the Armed Forces, intelligence agencies, the National Bank of Ukraine, the State Financial Monitoring Committee, and the FATF.

The author concludes that cyberspace should become a tool of our asymmetric response to aggression. The main tasks in this area should be: to manage not only our own means, but also the enemy`s ones; to create and improve intellectual potential (where training is paramount); to conduct orderly trainings on management in crisis situations with coverage of all possible variants of development of events for all bodies and systems of management. Multilevel protection can be used to solve the problems of information security of objects for various purposes, both to protect the object itself and to protect the information circulating in it.


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How to Cite
Zvezdova, O., & Vakalyuk, A. (2022). Cyber security strategy in hybrid war. Acta De Historia & Politica: Saeculum XXI, (03), 82-90. Retrieved from