October 12, 2022

Start of the Author’s Program SOPHOS. JOINT. CYBER – 2022

On October 7-8, the first module of the strategic leadership program SOPHOS. JOINT. CYBER – 2022 for Ukrainian Cyber Leaders has been facilitated.

SJC (Sophos. Joint. Cyber.Wise. Joint. Management in cyberspace) is a educational environment for representatives of the public and private sectors involved in creating joint strategic solutions in cyberspace.

This is the author’s program of the Global Cyber Cooperative Center (GC3) with the support of the National Cyber Security Coordination Center (NCCC) of the National Defense Security Council of Ukraine (NSDC). TransformWise Agency became an intellectual partner in the developing of the program.

The venue was not chosen by chance, the Our Lady of Oranta Sophia of Kyiv symbolizes the wisdom necessary for making management decisions at the level of state security.

The mission of the program: to create an educational environment for training teams and personnel of special intelligent operations in cyberspace.

The implementation of the program has become a platform where they can share experiences, develop strategic thinking and make non-linear/asymmetric decisions to strengthen national cyber security capabilities.

At the opening of the program, Natalia Tkachuk, head of the Information Security and Cyber Security Service of the NSDC Apparatus, secretary of the NCCC, gave a welcome speech.

«We live in difficult times, when simultaneously with the military invasion in our country, the world first cyber war is taking place. And just because we’ve been able to come together, we’re not just holding back the enemy in cyberspace, we’re gaining the upper hand. The state, critical infrastructure, cyber volunteers from all over the world and business acted as a united front, and this became the key and decisive factor in our struggle,» Nataliya Tkachuk said.

The participants of the program are representatives of ministries, military, law enforcement, entrepreneurs, volunteers, philosophers and those who are not indifferent, united to take steps towards our common victory.

The second module of the program is planned for November 2022, the program consists of six modules in total, each of which is unique.


The National Cybersecurity Coordination Center (NCCC) is a working body of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine. The Center should ensure the coordination of the activities of the national security and defense entities of Ukraine during the implementation of the Cybersecurity Strategy of Ukraine, increase the effectiveness of the state administration system in the formation and implementation of state policy in the field of cyber security.

The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) is a coordinating body on national security and defense issues under the President of Ukraine. The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine coordinates and controls the activities of executive authorities in the field of national security and defense. The Chairman of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine is the President of Ukraine.