On 8 October 2009 in the GUAM Secretariat in Kyiv, the meeting of the GUAM Member States experts on protection of information took place with the purpose to discuss practical issues of the implementation of the Protocol to the Agreement on Cooperation among the Governments of the GUUAM Participating States in the Field of Combating Terrorism, Organized Crime and Other Dangerous Types of Crime of 20 July 2002, which was signed in Helsinki on 4 December 2008, and to choose technical means of protection of information in the channels of the GUAM Interstate Information Management System (ISIMS).The representatives of the GUAM Member States discussed also with the representatives of the U.S. side invited to the meeting the issues related to the beginning of the second stage of the implementation of the Framework GUAM-USA Program Project “Modernization of national segments of the GUAM ISIMS”. The first stage of this project was implemented in the beginning of July 2009.