Search: Cybersecurity,USA,Russia (42 materials)

 

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

... by both sides, but these may well derive from differing levels of governance not necessarily within the context of the U.S.-Russia relationship Submarine communications cables (SCCs) are essential to all contemporary forms of global communications.... ....org/docs/default-source/Publications/2013/2/Economic-Impact-of-Submarine-Cable-Disruptions/2013_psu_-Submarine-Cables.pdf . Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency. “Communications sector.” Accessed February 9, 2022. https://www.cisa.gov/communications-sector ...

18.02.2022

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 ... ... United States, Germany and the Netherlands. By the same token, the Western media continues to level mostly unsubstantiated accusations against Russia for its supposed involvement in cyberattacks, while cyber defence activities have become overly politicized....

23.11.2021

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 ... ... million respectively, some of which were supposedly recovered by U.S. agencies. The Biden Administration has repeatedly accused Russia of bearing responsibility for cyberattacks against U.S. companies and government agencies. Cooperation in tackling cybercrime ...

09.08.2021

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 media for weeks. Biden was eventually forced to make a statement about the attack, where he promised to make cybersecurity a top priority , ensuring that the people or governments behind the attacks would face a forceful ...

29.06.2021

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

... organizations—the European Leadership Network (ELN), the Munich Security Conference (MSC), the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)—work... ... Commission on Missing Persons, United States Ambassador Richard Burt Chairman, Global Zero USA, United States Evgeny Buzhinskiy Chairman of the PIR Center Executive Board; Vice-President... ... 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...

07.06.2021

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

... Working Group is a positive step forward, in spite of the global trend towards escalating tensions, especially those between Russia, China and the U.S. We have two negotiating platforms, the GGE and the OEWG. What do you think about such co-existence?... ... 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 ...

02.04.2021

Broad Cyber-Consensus

... format for negotiations on security in cyberspace launched in 2018 at the initiative of Russia. The successful completion of the group’s work suggests that demand for such... ... 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... ... using the ICT for military and intelligence purpose as well as by numerous public accusations and threats emanating from both sides. One such example is the recent New...

30.03.2021

It’s Hard to Find a Black Cat in a Dark Room, Especially If It Isn’t There. RAND on the Search for Cyber Coercion

... coerce others? These are the questions addressed in the RAND think tank's recent report " Fighting Shadows in the Dark. Understanding and Countering Coercion in Cyberspace ". The authors discuss cyber operations conducted by four states — Russia, China, Iran and North Korea — and try to determine whether those activities amounted to cyber coercion. Starting with the study findings, we will highlight the following points. Cyber operations intended to coerce are a small subset of overall ...

19.11.2019

Strategic Instability in the Era of Information and Communication Technologies: Crisis or the New Norm?

... revolution under way, can we ensure a level of strategic security that is both necessary and sufficient? Or will instability become a new trend in global strategic security as well? It would be hard to argue that this is not a crisis. Alexander Savelyev: Russia — US: On the Brink of a New Nuclear Arms Race Today there are two approaches — or rather a rift between the old understanding of “strategic stability,” which took shape during the bipolar era (when the term itself was coined), and a radically ...

07.11.2019

India in the Era of Cyber Wars

... space program is a prime example), areas believed to be of secondary importance are plagued by chronic problems. Until recently, cybersecurity was not one of the Indian government’s top priorities, and consequently, the relevant departments in state agencies ... ... Ocean region; on the other hand, U.S. secret services continue to conduct cyber ops that threaten India’s national security. Russia is one of the few great powers that has interests in the region and does not attack India in cyberspace. This is due primarily ...

29.07.2019
 

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