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Specialists of Ukraine's National Cybersecurity Coordination Center (NCCC) under the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) have started developing the country's cybersecurity strategy.

Read alsoCyberpolice nab Odesa man selling personal data from banking databasesIn particular, NSDC Secretary Oleksiy Danilov said an ad hoc group had been formed under the NCCC, which included representatives of key state agencies that are engaged in cybersecurity. They have already begun submitting their proposals to the NCCC, as reported by the NSDC's press service.

"The strategy will determine priorities of Ukraine's national interests in the field of cybersecurity, as well as main approaches to and directions in the formation of cyber defense issues," Danilov said.

He added the best international practices were taken into account when preparing the strategy. It will also involve the private sector and the public who specialize in cybersecurity issues.

The development of the Cybersecurity Strategy began after the approval of the National Security Strategy of Ukraine.