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How Ukraine Has Defended Itself against Cyber Attacks


Computer screen displays threatening cyber attack message.

Tomorrow's cyber attacks can only be countered by preparing today.

Credit: Rob Engelaar/ANP/AFP/Getty Images

In the months leading up to Russia's invasion, Ukrainian organizations worked closely with U.S. agencies to bolster the cybersecurity of critical infrastructure. The agencies helped scan Ukrainian networks for malware and supported penetration tests that use hacker tools to look for vulnerabilities.

Organizations in the U.S. concerned about cyberattacks should do the same: seek a strong relationship with a wide range of federal agencies responsible for cybersecurity before experiencing an attack.

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