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International Information Security in US-Russian Bilateral Relations

... could hardly be signed in the foreseeable future, so the most important task is to maintain the existing level of ties and relations There have been periods of convergence and cooldown in U.S.-Russian relations on issues pertaining to international information security (IIS), the latter being witnessed by us today. Moscow remains open to dialogue, advocating the rules of responsible conduct for governments, with a view to boosting peaceful development of the ICT environment, both globally and bilaterally....


Time for an International Cyber Court?

... 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 on this path is cybercrime. In a broader sense, cybercrime can be defined as criminal activity related to the ICT environment....


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...


AI’s Malicious Use and Challenges to International Psychological Security

... institutions, and simply wait until the consequences of AI become an even greater threat to international security. At the same time, strong support from state and non-state actors is required for such research that goes beyond such areas as cybersecurity and information security, as well as psychological security before the introduction of AI technologies, because we are talking about qualitatively different possibilities of causing irreparable damage to the development of human civilization than simply quantitative ...


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

... adopted a Russia-sponsored resolution titled Developments in the Field of Information and Telecommunications in the Context of International Security. A year ago, however, Russia and the U.S. for the first time submitted a joint draft resolution on information security negotiations to the First Committee of the UN General Assembly. According to Andrey Krutskikh, the Russian President’s special envoy for international information security cooperation, the document was one of the high points in ...


Experts Comment on AI Malicious Use and Challenges to International Psychological Security

States, especially those with leading scientific and technological capabilities, can and should cooperate to prevent anti-social actors from using information technologies based on ever-improving new AI capabilities In December 2021, the International Center for Social and Political Studies and Consulting published the report “ Experts on the Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence and Challenges to International Psychological Security ”, penned by this author. This report stems from the implementation...


Putin and Biden’s Cyber Summit

The decision to launch consultations on information security is an important achievement that allows Moscow and Washington to start looking for mutually acceptable ways to arrive at more stable relations One particular outcome of the Russia–U.S. summit was that bilateral consultations on ...


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

Interview with Dr. Daniel Stauffacher, Founder and President of ICT4Peace On March 12, 2021, the United Nations adopted a UN Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) report on the Developments in the Field of Information and Telecommunications in the Context of International Security. We asked Dr. Daniel Stauffacher , Founder and President of ICT4Peace, to tell us about the current UN-led work on cyber security issues, ICT4Peace engagement in the OEWG proceedings and the ways to improve UN negotiation...


Broad Cyber-Consensus

... convocation for 2021–2025. A Victory for Diplomacy Anastasia Tolstukhina: Two Cyber Resolutions Are Better Than None Andrey Krutskikh, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Issues of International Cooperation in the Field of Information Security, called the adoption of the report “a triumphant success for the Russian diplomacy,” while the Ministry of Foreign Affairs lauded the significance of the moment in its official commentary . To better understand why the adoption ...


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