IT support to the Armenian civil society


We are a Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) for Armenian civil society -- NGOs, Human Rights Defenders, Activists, journalists and independent media. We serve as a contact point and help desk for the abovementioned groups in Armenia and collect, analyze and where appropriate, anonymously and responsibly share incident data and indicators with the global threat intelligence community. CyberHUB-AM guarantees the confidentiality of the information we receive about incidents.
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risk assessement

IT audits

IT security trainings

our beneficiaries


Independent media


Human Rights Defenders


Samvel Martirosyan

our team

Samvel Martirosyan

Samvel Martirosyan

director of ArmSec foundation

Samvel Martirosyan is involved in various IT initiatives, he is the director of the ArmSec foundation and a co-founder of CyberHUB-AM team. Samvel deals with various aspects of information security, as well a cybersecurity and content security, including fact checking and combatting disinformation.

Artur Papyan

Artur Papyan

Director of MDI Armenia

Artur Papyan is the director of Media Diversity Institute – Armenia (MDI Armenia), the country representative for Techsoup and a co-founder of the CyberHUB-AM team. Artur also works as a freelance IT auditor, IT and Media researcher and consultant.

Artur has worked as a senior multimedia editor and internet journalist with RFE/RL’s Armenian Service, he has co-founded and worked as the CEO of “Azatutyun TV” LLC.

In recent years he has taught online media, internet journalism, and professional ethics at a number of Armenian universities.

Vartan Arzumanyan

Vartan Arzumanyan

IT auditor

Vartan Arzumanyan is an IT security specialis, a network and system administrator.

Mikayel Ghazaryan

Mikayel Ghazaryan

Software Engineer

Web Software Engineer and Architect with more than 15 years of experience of design, engineering, refactoring and migrations of systems and solutions. Focused on security, resilience, and robustness.

Seda Shiganyan

Seda Shiganyan

Helpdesk manager

Seda Shiganyan is a media expert, a former editor and journalist with years of experience.