On April 8, 2021, as part of the CRDF Global project with Purdue University, was held online meeting with Purdue University`s assistant professor Jin Cocsis, senior lecturer at the Swedish Blekinge Institute of Technology, associate professor of NTUU "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" Oleksiy Baranovsky and professor of Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University Oleg Zakhozhay. The discussion theme was improving educational programs in the field of cybersecurity and cyberhygiene. Particular attention was paid to cybersecurity of digitalization, e-government, e-elections, e-democracy. The meeting resulted in a decision to hold periodic discussions and joint development of an educational component on cybersecurity. The received developments will be introduced in the educational program of master's education program 126 "Information systems and technologies" of SNU V. Dahl, also in educational courses for the population and employees of local communities on the basis of the Center for IT Solutions of Luhansk region.
On April 7 2021, a took place the grand opening of the IT Solutions Center of the Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University. We are grateful to UN Development Programme "Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace" for support and assistance in creating the Center! We are sure that this is an effective step towards the development of information technologies in the Luhansk region!