USAID will allocate $60M to strengthen Ukraine’s cyber security

The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine noted on February 10, 2023, that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide Ukraine with $60 million to strengthen cyber security.

Source: The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine

“USAID announced that it will allocate 60 million dollars to strengthen Ukraine’s cyber security. This will help the government to protect critical infrastructure facilities from Russian cyberattacks. In particular, energy, telecommunications and data storage systems,” informed the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine.

The Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine Mykhailo Fedorov met with the Deputy Head of USAID Isobel Coleman. During the meeting, they discussed Ukraine’s further cooperation with the US Agency for International Development, in particular, strengthening cyber defense and supporting digital transformation.

At the same time, USAID will cooperate with New Zealand and Denmark to strengthen Ukraine’s cyber security, as well as support partnerships with other countries that also help Ukraine. USAID will contribute to the strengthening of digital infrastructure, and support the private sector in the fields of information and communication technologies. And it will also help Ukraine in the development of digital tools for providing public services and reducing corruption.

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