European Peace Facility Assistance Measure on Cyber Defence Capacity Building

€ 3 mln
Project manager

Ukrainian Armed Forces 

Funded by
European Union

The project enhanced the overall resilience of Ukraine to counteract cyber threats as well as strengthen the capacities of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. That included their ability to provide services to civilians in crises or emergencies and support in the cyber environment.

Within the project, a cyber lab, classroom, additional security software and hardware, and related trainings were provided.

A cyber lab is an online environment for training, exercising and researching. Cyber lab technology enables the user to generate a realistic, capable, and credible virtual environment that requires trainees to respond to cyberattack and defence simulations in real time.

The cyber classroom contains 15 workstations and the necessary equipment for providing trainings and exercises on cyber defence related topics. The project has also procured, set up, installed and configured security hardware and software for the Armed Forces of Ukraine and conducted related trainings.

The e-Governance Academy (eGA) has led the project activities. The cyber lab and related trainings were delivered jointly with the CybExer Technologies.

 The European Union has supported the capabilities and resilience of the Ukrainian Armed Forces with the European Peace Facility (EPF) assistance measures since the beginning of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. The EPF enables capacity-building activities for military actors and the provision of training, equipment, and infrastructure for security purposes.