Training and support for Ukraine’s armed forces to counter cyberattacks
Question for written answer E-000267/2022
to the Council
Özlem Demirel (The Left)
The EU intends to train high-ranking officers of the Ukrainian armed forces ‘at a high level’ to counter cyber attacks, said the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell. Moreover, after the content of several government websites was altered remotely by unknown perpetrators on 14 January 2022, the Council stated that ‘additional direct technical assistance would be provided to Ukraine to address this situation’. Ukraine’s ‘resilience’ against hybrid and cyber threats will also be further supported.
- 1.What specific measures will the Council take in 2022 to train or otherwise support the armed forces of Ukraine to counter cyber-attacks?
- 2.Which EU bodies and/or Member States are involved in these measures, and how?
- 3.What ‘direct technical assistance’ did Ukraine request from the EU after the interference in government websites by unknown perpetrators on 14 January 2022, and what assistance did the EU provide in response?