Strategic Communication

Fighting Disinformation: Disclose Stories, Scenarios, Tools, and Identify Targets

In the ‘global village’, we are facing industrial scale lying, toxic narratives to produce serials of fake news, originating from Russia. However, debunking fake news doesn’t help in the long run although it is essential to check facts. It’s important to disclose false stories, scenarios, tools, and identify targets. Putting more effort into media literacy is also part of the solution.

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ICDS in Mykolaiv: Digital Skills for Effective e-Governance, Information Security and Cyber Defence

“Strengthening national resilience and information security requires to increase competences of both experts and decision-makers. The current knowledge and skills of many professionals do not meet information challenges and cyber-attacks of tomorrow,” noted Dmitri Teperik, Chief Executive of the International Centre for Defence and Security (ICDS) and Programme Director “Resilient Ukraine” noted at an Estonian-Ukrainian expert discussion on 22 March 2019 in Mykolaiv.

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Teperik at International Round-Table “Ukraine’s Place in the European Architecture”: Strong Civil Society Is a Source of National Resilience to Hybrid Threats

“We should take more seriously the imminent importance of providing education to various stakeholders on practical aspects of information resilience, strategic communication and cyber security”, emphasised ICDS Chief Executive Dmitri Teperik, who also leads the Estonian-Ukrainian co-operation development programme “Resilient Ukraine” 2018-2020.

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ICDS “Resilient Ukraine” To Support Local and Regional Authorities in Fixing Communications Vulnerabilities in South-East Ukraine

The ICDS has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Mykolaiv City Council and Kherson Regional State Administration in south-eastern Ukraine to conduct jointly a comprehensive study aimed at identifying vulnerabilities in information, communications and cybersecurity. The study will be managed within the framework of the “Resilient Ukraine” programme supported by the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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