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Digital Multipolarity and the Geopolitics of Cyberspace

In its recently published mid-year Cyber Threat Report, the cybersecurity firm SonicWall reveals that the total number of ransomware attacks in the first and second quarters of 2021 has reached 304.7 million, up 151% from a year prior and already surpassing 2020’s total of 304.6 million attacks. Citing high-profile ...

09.08.2021

Passing the Test of the Covid Pandemic

“Enlightened self-interest” and “invisible hands” as guiding principles have not served the global community well “Enlightened self-interest” and “invisible hands” as guiding principles have not served the global community well. If the challenge of the current pandemic is ever to be decisively surmounted, it is going to be through a joint response. The hope is that this common effort will be transformational for the global community and will lead to emergence of new pathways and institutions for...

30.07.2021

Cyber Diplomacy at Kaspersky

... Broad Cyber-Consensus Kaspersky is a global company. We have a large staff from different countries and, along with the Russian HQ, we have 33 more offices in more than 30 countries around the world. Research and development is in Russia; however, cybersecurity expertise, research teams and many other functions are located across the globe. We feel this ‘global nature’ even through our everyday tasks. For instance, we are currently working to create game-based cyber capacity training on technical ...

12.07.2021

Putin and Biden’s Cyber Summit

... which was enshrined in strategic documents adopted during Trump’s presidency. However, this perception will most likely subsist under the current administration. The first cyber crisis happened before Joe Biden’s inauguration. In December 2020, the cybersecurity company FireEye discovered that SolarWinds , a software package used by thousands of customers, including U.S. government agencies, had been hacked. The attack, which many believed had been carried out by Russia, was a big story in the ...

29.06.2021

Advancing Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region, 2021 and Beyond

....gov/new-start-treaty-aggregate-numbers-of- strategic-offensive-arms/ 2 . See “Building Mutual Security in the Euro-Atlantic Region: Report Prepared for Presidents, Prime Ministers, Parliamentarians, and Publics,” for a more in-depth discussion of missile defenses (pages 15–17), cybersecurity (pages 24–25), and space (pages 26–27), along with nuclear weapons, prompt-strike forces, and conventional forces. Available at: https://www.nti.org/analysis/reports/building-mutual-security-euro-atlantic-region-report-prepared-presidents-prime-ministers- ...

07.06.2021

Time to Create a Single Negotiating Cyber Forum under the UN General Assembly First Committee

... proposals and comments made during the plenary sessions and those on various draft reports at the stage of negotiations are accessible on the official UN ODA website. Besides, in cooperation with the OAS, UN ODA and Kenya, ICT4Peace organized a series of cybersecurity policy and diplomacy training workshops for Latin American and African diplomats. On Friday, March 12, 2021, after one and half years of proceedings, the UN Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) on Information and Telecommunications (ICT) in the ...

02.04.2021

Broad Cyber-Consensus

... levels who would then be included into a kind of international directory. A group of over 40 countries led by France and Egypt managed to get an initiative of their own— proposed back in the fall of 2020 and urging to introduce a permanent forum on cybersecurity to replace the OEWG and GGE—included in the recommendations. The initiative, dubbed as the Programme of Action for Advancing Responsible State Behaviour in Cyberspace, appears in one of the paragraphs in the OEWG report, which lends weight ...

30.03.2021

On the Authority of American’s DNI: Are China’s Cyber Espionage and Wolf-Warrior Diplomacy Worrisome for BND and BFV?

I have been living for quite some time in Germany, and as national security and counter terrorism Analyst, I have observed the socio-economic, political and security developments in the country. In order to get an exact posture of the Germany foreign policy objectives, I joined a couple of leading political parties and even endeavored to get along with German intelligence networks thru different channels to obtain a greater picture of foreign policy objectives and forward strategy vis a-vis China...

30.12.2020

Cybersecurity & Digital Transformation

Cybersecurity is one of the most important subject in the Fourth Industrial Revolution period during recent pandemic World recognised the importance of Digital Transformation (DT). DT brings new cyber risks that could impact the initiative of also smart ...

12.12.2020

Russian Cyber Sovereignty: One Step Ahead

... disinformation material and malware. Foreign actors can also steal valuable and protected information. Needless to mention that all of the mentioned types of information can be manipulated and adapted as needed for cyber operations. Pavel Karasev: Cybersecurity and NATO’s Nuclear Capability The final layer consists of the users who shape the cyberspace experience and its nature by communicating with each other, creating and spreading content. The main vulnerability of the users are other manipulative ...

08.09.2020
 

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