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BRICS Agenda for Digital Sovereignty

The BRICS expansion offers new opportunities to upscale ICT solutions across the Global South With Russia chairing BRICS this year, there is added urgency to the relevant avenues of international cooperation in ICT security and digital sovereignty within the bloc. The BRICS nations, being the “hawks of sovereignty”, are shaping digital space governance on the basis of their respect for sovereignty and non-interference in domestic affairs in the digital space. Above all, this has to do with content...


Russia’s Global Information Security Initiatives

... highly specialized, technical issues (e.g., measures to protect CII), Russia seeks to steer the international debate toward discussing general rules of conduct in the ICT environment. In particular, the UNGA resolution “Creating a global culture of cybersecurity and taking stock of national efforts to protect critical information infrastructures” (adopted in 2002, 2003 and 2009), promoted by the United States, suggests sharing summary information on measures taken and seeks to build a national ...


Digital Sovereignty in Russia and China

... in 2015, the first principle is "respect for sovereignty in the Internet space." As in Russia, ensuring security in cyberspace is an essential part of the digital sovereignty policy pursued by China. In 2016, China promulgated the Law on Cybersecurity and the National Cyberspace Security Strategy . The strategic planning documents emphasize the need to ensure sovereignty and national security in cyberspace, protect information infrastructure, and combat cyber terrorism and crime. This ...


International Information Security in US-Russian Bilateral Relations

... (OEWG), which was established at the initiative of Russia. Informal diplomacy of the expert community, business representatives and NGOs can play an important role in determining possible areas of cooperation between the two nations in the long term. Cybersecurity as a foreign policy priority for Russia and the U.S. Oleg Shakirov: Mutual Warning: What Ended the Short Cyberspace Detente Between Russia and the United States In 1998, Russia turned to the United States with a proposal to sign a bilateral ...


Time for an International Cyber Court?

There is urgent need to establish an international mechanism, dedicated to addressing the most grievous cybercrimes In the current international environment, the significance of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is steadily rising. In this context, international cooperation is gradually moving towards a legal architecture for ICT governance and international information security (IIS) as an integral part of the overall international security framework. One of the key global challenges...


Big Tech vs Regulators: A Long-Term Global Trend

Working Paper 71 / 2022 Working Paper 71 / 2022 Over the past few years, government efforts to regulate tech giants around the world have marked global long-term trends. The authors of this working paper take a closer look at recent key changes in Big Tech regulation both at the international level and in individual jurisdictions of the EU, USA, China and Russia, examining the different ways in which governments have tried to strike a regulatory balance between freedom and security, as well as...


Mutual Warning: What Ended the Short Cyberspace Detente Between Russia and the United States

... attacks against Russia by various pro-Ukrainian groups, primarily the IT army, in which citizens of Western nations are involved . By early fall, only the ongoing investigation into the REvil case reminded one of the achievements in the U.S.-Russian cybersecurity collaboration. Despite concerns in the U.S. that Russia would halt proceedings against the Group’s members, the defendants were not released after the conflict broke out. On the contrary, their detention has already been extended three ...


Securitization of Physical Cyberspace Infrastructure as a Nexus in U.S.-Russia Relations: The Case of Submarine Communications Cables

... Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. “Economic impact of submarine cable disruptions.” Published December 2012. . Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency. “Communications sector.” Accessed February 9, 2022. . Eagleton, Clyde and Frederick Dunn, “Responsibility for damages to persons and property of aliens in ...


Russia and the United States Mapping Out Cooperation in Information Security

The joint U.S.–Russia draft resolution on international information security is a new milestone on the path towards establishing an international regime for information security The first committee of the 76 th session of the UN General Assembly has adopted a draft resolution on international information security sponsored by Russia and the United States by consensus. The document has a record number of co-sponsors, with 107 countries putting their name to the document, although it is Russia and...


UNCTAD Report: Revisiting Old Issues in Managing Cross-Border Data Flows

No global governance in the digital domain is better than a poorly regulated system spinning its wheels Today, information space has become a field of confrontation involving major digital platforms, governments, societies and individual users. Stories featuring latest cyberattacks or state-sponsored attempts to limit the influence of social networks and regulate the digital sphere, where there is no governance at the international level, are those that grab the headlines of many online media...


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