Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)

Abstract

Legal Principles of Cyber Protection of Critical Infrastructure Facilities

Author(s): Volodymyr Shablystyi, Vitaliy Prymachenko, Anastasiia Filipp, Lina Doroshenko, Vitaliy Burbyka

The paper explores the legal foundations of cyber protection of critical infrastructure. To this purpose, the essence of the cyber protection concept has been established by elucidating of scientists’ positions in defining this term. The peculiarities of the legal regulation of cyber protection of critical infrastructure facilities in the leading countries of the world (case study of UK and USA) have been considered and the bodies which act at the state level in this direction have been identified. The content of the norms of some Ukraine’s regulations were considered, which regulate the issues of cyber protection of critical infrastructure facilities, in particular, criteria and the order of objects assignment to critical infrastructure facilities, a list of such objects, general requirements for their cyber protection, etc. Particular attention is focused on the basic requirements for cyber protection of critical infrastructure.