In order to more efficiently combat cybercrime in Ukraine, it is planned to create an educational institution to train specialists in the field of cybersecurity. This was stated by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during an interview for Ukrainian TV channels in the framework of the All-Ukrainian Forum "Ukraine 30. Country Security" in Kyiv.
The Head of State noted that today threats to information security and cyber threats can be no less dangerous for the state than enemy weapons. To counter these threats, a cybersecurity center has been set up and will be presented soon.
The President said that the cybercenter will cooperate with various intelligence agencies, both Ukrainian and those of partner countries. It will involve a large number of analysts - Ukrainian, European and American.
In addition, according to Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the issue of training specialists who will deal with cybersecurity of the country, people and the entire digital space is being considered.
"We will open a new powerful university. Its presentation is also almost ready. A university that will have professions related to state security and human security. Cybersecurity is one of the most important faculties of this university," the President said.
According to the Head of State, the best children will be enrolled into it, they will be provided with a favorable space for study and high scholarships.
"Modern laboratories, cyber and biochemical centers will be built. They will immediately receive knowledge, theory and practice. There will also be a selection of powerful educators, first of all Ukrainians, but specialists from abroad will also be involved. Everyone will receive a very high salary, regardless of which country they come from. This university will train professional people whose direction is the security of our country. After this university, they will have to work for the state," Volodymyr Zelenskyy stressed.