Meetings held at the National Security Council’s Office within the frames of the visit of the British experts supporting cybersecurity reform26 July 2021
National Security Council’s Office hosted different interagency meetings, in the course of a one week visit of the British experts supporting cybersecurity reform in Georgia.
During the visit, certain thematic workshops were carried out in the National Situation Room.
Within the framework of the workshops, conducted with the involvement of relevant agencies, the participants discussed, among other topics, the issues connected with incident management, information sharing and enhancement of public-private-partnership (PPP) in the field of cybersecurity.
In the course of the visit, the third Programme Board (PB) meeting, in cooperation with the British partners, was also held with the coordination of the National Security Council’s Office.
Together with the employees of the relevant sectoral agencies, the Programme Officer of the EU Delegation to Georgia and the Resident Twinning Advisor for the EU TWINNING project (“Strengthening Cybersecurity Capacities in Georgia”) also participated in the PB meeting. The meeting was dedicated to the discussions on the progress of implementation of the cybersecurity reform and the future strands of action in this context.
Cybersecurity reform is being implemented in close cooperation with the British partners. To this end, a special programme was elaborated formalizing the support of the British experts. The implementation of the reform implies achievement of concrete results on different strands of action. The respective endeavour encompasses not only the approval of the draft National Cybersecurity Strategy and its Action Plan, but certain aspects of practical cooperation as well.