Search: USA,Cybersecurity (50 materials)

 

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

... all the worse by the new trend towards 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 York Times article on U.S. preparations for ... ... hack of U.S. government departments and corporations (known as the SolarWinds hack), which Russia is said to have carried out. Cybersecurity remains a sore point in U.S.–China relations as well. Tensions between major powers need to be reduced if we are ...

30.03.2021

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

... American capability to share intelligence with them. DNI labels China’s efforts to impinge influential politicians including congressional members and their assistants, which reflects a typical scenario: a chinses possessed plant in America hires thousands of American workers. Representatives of the Chines Company approach the union leader of the plant, explaining that a local congressional member gets stiff on legislation, which poses threat to the Chines interests. The union leader is notified ...

30.12.2020

The U.S. on the Way to Strategic Invulnerability

... will total USD 14.1 billion, which is 15 per cent more than in 2019. The Pentagon’s space programmes are classified, which creates additional risks for strategic stability. It is known that projects are under way in the United States to develop reusable space hypersonic systems and micro spacecraft, intercept spacecraft with “inspector” satellites, and carry out kinetic and non-kinetic attacks on satellites. Projects for directed-energy impact on nuclear weapons command systems are particularly ...

10.07.2020

Business and the State: Together into the Brave “Cyber World”?

... easier to do business. Third, if single standards and rules are developed, those companies that fail to comply may be held accountable. This is an excellent way to consolidate one’s market standing and undermine competitors. Steve Crown: Microsoft Cybersecurity Initiatives Finally, by calling for government regulations, companies will be able not merely to join the process of drafting rules that suit them, but to take the lead in this, especially since they have the groundwork already laid out....

18.05.2020

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

What we need is not strategies against cyber coercion, which RAND experts call for, but international frameworks for precluding cyberspace conflicts. What is cyber coercion and how have states used cyber operations to 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...

19.11.2019

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

The possibility that decisions about the use of nuclear weapons will be influenced by information and communication technologies (ICTs) is the most serious threat that exists today. Strategic stability is once again becoming a primary concern in international relations. The topic has received a great deal of attention of late, mainly because of the steady erosion of the reduction and limitation regime: the United States has now withdrawn from both the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty (ABM Treaty)...

07.11.2019

India in the Era of Cyber Wars

... and a high level of oversight, thus making it possible to achieve outstanding successes with minimal expenses (India’s 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 were, as a rule, staffed residually. Since work in this area was not considered important or prestigious, employees working ...

29.07.2019

Cyberwarfare without Rules

... to consider the situation from the point of view of the security of critical infrastructure, the possibility of carrying out cyberattacks and the rules of conduct in ICT. The Informational Security of Critical Infrastructure Pavel Karasev: New U.S. Cybersecurity Strategies Protecting critical infrastructure from malicious attacks in the ICT environment is a crucial national security task, one that all developed countries are attempting to solve in one way or another. Each country draws up their ...

24.07.2019

What Insurance Can Offer for Global Cyberspace Stability and Resilience

... hundreds of millions of users, such as the a widely-used mobile operating system platform, or the dependency of hundreds of thousands of businesses on central providers of Internet infrastructure, such as a major cloud service. It’s important for the ... ... resilience and safety in global cyberspace by protecting against financial losses from major cyber incidents and raising the cybersecurity baseline. Thus the report on cyber insurance and systemic risk is strategic and complementary to the Institute’s ...

27.06.2019
 

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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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