Cyber Education Day:
Catalyzing Digital Resilience in Ukraine

May 24, 2019
Kyiv, Ukraine, Cosmopolit hall
Vadyma Hetmana St, 6

About The Event

About The Event

In honor of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, celebrated annually on May 17, CRDF Global is partnering with the Cyber School in Ukraine to host a forum-hackathon, Cyber Education Day: Catalyzing Digital Resistance in Ukraine.

The aim of this event is to support the integration of Ukrainian cybersecurity (CS) students into the CS community. Students will have the opportunity to strengthen their connections with local companies and hear from US/Ukraine stakeholders on best practices, ways to improve tech capabilities, and building a thriving cybersecurity workforce in Ukraine.

The target audience of Cyber Education Day is cybersecurity students from all higher education institutions of Ukraine, implementing the teaching of specialty 125 Cybersecurity and related.

This event is a part of CRDF Global's 2019 cybersecurity programming in Ukraine, implemented with support from  the U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia.


Kyiv, Ukraine, Cosmopolit hall
Vadyma Hetmana St, 6


24 May 2019

Event Schedule

This year the Cyber Education Day forum-hackathon will unite up 100 attendees, including students, local and international experts from the field, business and government representatives, and will be conducted via three simultaneous streams: Hackathon Stream, CyberTalk Stream and Job Fair Stream.

Registration, refreshments & networking

Hackathon competition announced and started

Oleksii Baranovskyi, Cyber School.




Close of the day, Hackathon Winners Announcement

CyberTalk Stream

Refreshments & networking

Welcome note

Session 1

Cyber and Big Security Issues: Overview

Dmytro Lazutchenkov, EY

Intro to Big Security in Ukraine and Globally.

Ruslan Ismagulov, ISACA Kazakhstan

Opportunities of Career Path in Cyber Security.

Yuriy Gudz, Deloitte

We are different, but everyone can do cyber.

Andriy Voloshyn, TechMaker

Hardware Security Essentials and Opportunities.


Session 2

Cyber Education and Professional Growth: Building a Dialog with Business

Ruslan Kozak, Head of Information Security office, ELEKS

Which Skills We Are Need: Do Not Let Your Jacket Control You, Do Not Let Your Cardio stimulator Kill You 

Yevhenii Kurii, Information Security Consultant, ELEKS
Andrii Rebets, Information Security Engineer, ELEKS

Which Skills We Are Need: I Learned Cyber Security at University, I Wish it Was True.

Yakov Revyakin, Hideez

How to Start a Startup in CyberSecurity.

Vladyslav Kucher, Betta Security

Professional Growth of Juniour SecurityEngineer in Cyber.

David Maiboroda, Lohika

Cyber Security Knowledge in Artificial Intelligence.

Questions and Answers.


Session 3

Cyber Education and Professional Growth: Building a Dialog with State

Denys Kudriavchenko, GlobalLogic

Digital Product Engineering Services.

Sergiy Groma, PUMB

Information Security in Bank.

Roman Shershov, CyberArk

Cyber Security in Critical Infrastructure.

Dmytro Semenyuk, Cyber Police

Career Path in CyberPolice in Ukraine.

Questions and Answers.


Session 4

Cyber Security Platforms and Opportunities in Ukraine

Iryna Tolochko, RMRF,
Lidiia Skalytska, InSecureUA,
Ukraine Women in Tech Representatives

Women in Cyber Security in Ukraine

Valeriy Tsupa, ISSP & International Cyber Academy,
Dmytro Yeryomin, Cyber School

Close of the day, Hackathon Winners Announcement

Refreshments & networking

Job Fair Stream: job opportunities in cyber security for students in Ukraine

Training Center of Softprom by ERC Company was founded in 2006 as one of strategic business directions of software distributor Softprom by ERC.
Team of instructors and engineers provides knowledge according to vendors philosophy, methods and training programs to customers.

The correct answer to all questions of information security.

Deloitte is an international company that brings together 286,000 top-level professionals in 150 countries and provides audit services, managerial and financial advisory services, risk management, taxation and related services.

IBM Security offers one of the most advanced and integrated portfolios of enterprise security products and services. The portfolio, supported by world-renowned X-Force research and development, provides security intelligence to help organizations holistically protect their people, infrastructures, data and applications, offering solutions for identity and access management, database security, application development, risk management, endpoint management, network security and more.

The EY's goal is improving business, making the world a better place. This means that we actively promote confidence in business, sustainable development, talent disclosure in all its manifestations and close cooperation with society.

Hacken is a cybersecurity ecosystem that ensures the safety of IT, FinTech companies, and airlines. Simply put, Hacken is the source of smart solutions for your business and clients, which ensures prevention from modern threats.

SOFTICO - one of the leading distributors of licensed software in Ukraine. The company offers integrated technology solutions, software products and services from the best IT manufacturers from all over the world. The company has the highest status as a partner in most key vendors such as Microsoft, Acronis, TeamViewer, Bitdefender, ESET, DigitalGuardian, ABBYY, Adobe, Corel and others.

RMRF – is a Ukrainian team of cybersecurity engineers and penetration testers that specializes in the development of solutions in the field of early cyber threat detection and prevention. Each member of our team has over 10 years’ experience in project development in different business areas in Eastern Europe. RMRF’s main expertise is in providing services in the field of cybersecurity and the development of solutions based on Deception Technology.

Hideez Group is high-tech Ukrainian company in cybersecurity.
Hideez engaged in solving complex predicaments for enterprise clients with a simple mission:
We consolidate all authentification tools and build reliable and convenient endpoint Identity and Access Management Solution.
Hideez provides hands-free PC access – no passwords solution. Hideez solutions increase employee productivity by reducing authentification issues. Hideez products and services support compliance & risk mitigation policies, protect against identity theft, phishing, credential stuffing, and account takeovers.

Modern world grows dynamically by virtue of emerging digital conversions and significant acceleration of cyber ecosystems development. Ukraine takes active part in this at the state and business levels understanding that it is the guarantee of inclusion of our country into advanced Euro-Atlantic space, economy 4.0, Internet of things universe.

BAKOTECH is an international group of companies, one of the leaders in focused True Value Added IT distribution. BAKOTECH represents solutions of leading IT vendors, providing professional pre-sales, post-sales, marketing and technical support for partners and end-customers. Geographically the Group operates in 26 countries covering Eastern Europe, the Baltic States, the CIS and the Balkans.

Infosife IT is an example of a successful combination of fresh ideas and proven solutions in practice. The core of the company is professionals with more than fifteen years of experience in the IT market.
As Infosafe trademark, our team has been operating on the Ukrainian market since 2009, and during that time we growed up from a reseller of antivirus software to the main player in the cyber security sphere, with dozens of completed projects in the public and private sectors.

ISSP company takes its origin from the times when the cyber domain was only starting to take shape. Having left IT services to other providers, we focused all our efforts exclusively on solutions for secure networks, systems, and data. Our focused approach lets us grow and maintain unique skills and expertise ahead of the market.

Event Venue

Cosmopolit hall,
Kyiv, Ukraine