The article provides analysis of development peculiarities and characteristic features of virtual communities as entity of State informational security. Threats to international security and informational effect of virtual communities have been investigated. State counteractions against virtual communities’ effect have been defined and model of virtual communities monitoring has been offered.
virtual communities, social networks, informational security, monitoring system, information threats
"Zahrozy informatsiinoi bezpeky derzhavy v sotsialnykh merezhakh" ,
Science and Technology of the Air Force of Ukraine,