Institute of Information Security

we bring light into the darkness of information chaos

The Institute of Information Security is a non-governmental organization established in 2015 to develop and implement effective strategies in the field of information security of the state, society and citizens. Today the Institute works in several directions:
  • development of strategic documents for the needs of public authorities and society
  • protection of freedom of speech as a basis for information security
  • implementation of successful narratives and communications projects
  • protection of personal data, securing information
  • analytical and practical work in the field of protection of information sovereignty
  • support for civil society projects
  • support for projects of promoting Ukraine to the world
The mission of the Institute is to bring light into the darkness of information chaos.

The experts of the Institute are highly motivated professionals with experience in public sector and on responsible positions at state authorities. The Institute is an apolitical organization and directs its potential to create appropriate competencies for the common good.
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Artem Bidenko

Head of the Board

Political scientist, journalist, blogger, expert in political communications and political marketing, has extensive experience in public administration on chief positions. Co-author of the governmental Concept of popularization and promotion of Ukraine's interests in the world, within which he launched the national brand UkraineNow

Andriy Rudenko

team leader in research

Expert in sociological research, marketing communications and public presentations. He headed the Industrial Committee for Outdoor Advertising, popularized neuromarketing research in Ukraine, including the implementation of the very first projects

Dmytro Zolotukhin

team leader in monitoring and intelligence

Media expert, political analyst. Co-author of the Doctrine of Information Security of Ukraine, adopted in February 2017. Author and leader of the training course OSINT Academy. Founder of the Institute of Post-Information Society

Olga Tymchenko

team leader in social communications

Expert in strategic communications and public service advertising. Communications mentor for public organizations. Helps NGOs for more than 8 years to conduct effective communication campaigns aimed at social change, human rights protection and the fight against corruption

Olexiy Kharchenko

team leader for government communications

He has led the communication teams of international technical assistance projects of the Government of Ukraine funded by the European Union, USAID, the EBRD, the United Nations Development Program, the governments of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Poland. PhD in Political Science

Lidiya Smola

team leader in information and psychological influences

PhD, Historician, Political scientist, professor of KPI University, author of two books on theory of influence and propaganda

Sergiy Balan

team leader for analytical division

Political consultant, lawyer, analyst, he has experience in government agencies, has worked with international NGOs, led a number of research, advocacy and anti-corruption projects, a participant in the scientific exchange program. Fulbright, Ph.D.

Mykola Movchan

team leader of international direction

International expert, journalist, lawyer, orientalist, specialist in mass communications, public, youth and sports diplomacy. He has considerable experience in public administration, and a PhD in Political Science

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UkraineNOW
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 New qualitative and quantitative research - neuromarketing 

LABoratory
LABoratoryproject by Andriy Rudenko

 Citizens' trust is the main resource for authorities 

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