Knowledge Seminar "Harmonization of International Rules and Requirements Towards Privacy"


The event was organized jointly with the member companies 10Guards and Sayenko Kharenko.

During the first workshop "Harmonization of international rules and requirements towards privacy", on September 19, we discussed fundamental issues with data protection in Ukraine, in particular, whether privacy compliance is necessary for IT and cybersecurity and why cybersecurity and data protection go hand-in-hand.

Participants had an opportunity to find out:

  • Privacy compliance for IT and cybersecurity: a whim or necessity?
  • Relevance of international privacy compliance for the Ukrainian market
  • Harmonization problems of international privacy terms and requirements in Ukraine
  • Why the internal audit is not only about financial issues
  • CIO, CSO and CISO roles transformation due to privacy requirements



Oleksandr Smychnikov, Business Consulting Director, 10Guards. Oleksandr has over 12-year experience in corporate business consulting in alignment with security. He is a member of International Association of Information Technology Asset Managers (IAITAM) and International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).


Seminar calendar:

Wednesday, October 23 – "Privacy management system". Speaker: Daryna Sydorenko.

Thursday, November 14 – "Cybersecurity as the data privacy watchdog and cyber-hygiene". Speaker: Vitaliy Yakushev.

Wednesday, December 4 – closing seminar in the form of a game. Speakers: Oleksandr Smychnikov, Daryna Sydorenko, Vitaliy Yakushev.


The event was organized jointly with: