Multiculturalism of Virtual Communities in the Field of Information Security in the Postmodern World




communicative culture, national security, information security, political culture, virtual communities


In the article, the emergence and development of virtual communities are analyzed in the context of the priority of national security. The types and features of virtual communities have been considered, and the potential possibilities of the negative impact of the development of virtual communities on nation-states and their security are determined.

The purpose of the study is to determine the characteristics of virtual communities as subjects of contemporary communication culture, to emphasize the range of potential threats and dangers that virtual communities embody in the field of information security of society and the state.

The methodology embodies a multi-vector scientific analysis of the information security phenomenon in general and the phenomenon of virtual communities in particular. The variety of gradations of virtual communities is emphasized by the classification method. The implication method comprehends the interdetermination of communicative culture, information culture and postmodern existence of the virtual world.

Information security is considered a component of the culture of national security of the state and a global issue of information protection, information space, and information sovereignty of any country.


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Author Biographies

Leonid KRYVYZYUK, Hetman Petro Sahaidachnyi National Army Academy

(PhD in Historical Sciences) is Assistant Professor at the Department of Military Intelligence, Analysis and Prognosis of Socio-Political Processes, Hetman Petro Sahaidachnyi National Army Academy, Lviv, Ukraine. His areas of interest include military history, legal culture. Kryvyzyuk is the author of more than 180 publications. Recent publications: “Orel Offensive Operation (12 July-18 August 1943): Success and Failures of the Red Army Command Regarding the Armored and Mechanized Troops Use”, “History of Wars and Martial Arts: Volume 3. From mass armies to the revival of professional armies (beginning of the 20th century – beginning of the 21st century)”.

Svitlana KHRYPKO, Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University

(PhD in Philosophy) is Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy, Faculty of History and Philosophy, Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Kyiv, Ukraine. Her areas of interest include culturological studies, ethnic studies. Khrypko is the author of more than 100 publications. Recent publications in journals indexed in such scientometric databases: “Philosophy of a Name: Ukrainian Context”, “Philosophy of a Surname: Ukrainian Context”, “Geo-policy and Geo-psychology as Cultural Determinants of Ukrainian Religion, Mentality, and National Security”, “Dialogue of Generations as Communicative Dimension of Bread Culture Semantics in the Ukrainian Sacral Tradition”, “Solitude as a Problem of Human’s Mature Choice”.

Volodymyr ZABOLOTNYUK, Hetman Petro Sahaidachnyi National Army Academy

(PhD in Historical Sciences) is Deputy Chief of Research of the Land Forces Scientific Center, Hetman Petro Sahaidachnyi National Army Academy, Lviv, Ukraine. His areas of interest include social philosophy, military history, philosophical analytics, political analytics, and legal culture. Zabolotnyuk is the author of more than 40 scientific publications. Recent publications: “National-Educational Activity of the Ukrainian Military-Sanitary Mission for the Affairs of Prisoners in Germany (1918-1920)”, “Territorial Defense Battalions in the Period from 2014 to 2015”, “The Issue of Compulsory Military Service of Ukrainian Citizens During the “Hybrid” Aggression of the Russian Federation”.


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How to Cite

KRYVYZYUK, L., KHRYPKO, S., & ZABOLOTNYUK, V. (2021). Multiculturalism of Virtual Communities in the Field of Information Security in the Postmodern World. WISDOM, 19(3), 127–138.




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