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Seeking the Holy Grail but Finding New Pandora’s Boxes: Confidentiality and International Security

Can you see confidentiality? No? It is actually out there. But it is vague We all know, or suspect, that confidentiality is important: no one wants their personal, sensitive information to become public. However, at what point does data confidentiality cease to be our own personal business and become a matter of international security, a focus of national or international agendas? Pavel Sharikov Protecting Sensitive Data: The Experience of Russia and the US There is currently no common notion...

19.08.2019

Is the United States Carrying out Cyberattacks Against Russia’s Critical Infrastructure?

... while Sub-Paragraph 1.7 notes that “States should take appropriate measures to protect their critical infrastructure from ICT threats, taking into account General Assembly resolution 58/199 of 23 December 2003 on the creation of a global culture of cybersecurity.” The majority of states concur with these statements, although the problem is implementing this mutual consent and translating it into practical action.

13.08.2019

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

Analysis of Future Warfare

At the strategic level, war will mostly be waged in cyberspace. Tactically, we will witness the widespread use of autonomous weapons systems This study presents the results of an analysis of future warfare. As the paper states, cyber warfare will be waged at a strategic level. The operative level will be characterized by the use of long-range precision weapons against economic infrastructure. The tactical level will be characterized by the massive use of autonomous ground-based, air and sea weapons...

25.07.2019

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

The Nuclear Dimension of Cyber Threats

Review of the NTI report “Nuclear Weapons in the New Cyber Age” The subject of the interrelation of threats in the fields of information and communication technologies and nuclear weapons is gradually becoming one of the dominant topics in current international security issues. In early summer 2019, a group of researchers working under the auspices of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) presented the Russian version of the “ Nuclear Weapons in the New Cyber Age ” report prepared by the Cyber-Nuclear...

18.07.2019

What Insurance Can Offer for Global Cyberspace Stability and Resilience

... and the challenges it presents to the burgeoning cyber insurance industry. It features an overview of the current state of the cyber insurance market along with proposals to help the market mature in a healthy, stable manner while promoting increased cybersecurity. The report is available in English here . Let us start with the basics, what is cyber insurance and why does it matter? Anastasia Tolstukhina: Business in Need of Cyber Rules In its essence, cyber insurance is a simple concept, and the ...

27.06.2019

Russian Companies Breaking Into the Brazilian IT Market

Kaspersky Lab’s contract with the Brazilian armed forces will play the part of the proverbial canary in a coal mine: it will be indicative of the new Brazilian administration’s attitude towards Russian IT businesses going forward Following the inauguration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who is known for his pro-American views, the already meager Russian-Brazilian relations can now be compared to a toss of a coin. This is in stark contrast to the rapid dynamics of Russian IT companies, which...

26.06.2019

Can Washington and Moscow Agree to Limit Political Interference?

The first U.S.-Russia joint view on how to deal with the interference problem After his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in May, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia had proposed a mutual non-interference pledge. He recalled the exchange of letters between U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and Soviet Foreign Minister Maxim Litvinov in 1933 in which, in return for U.S. diplomatic recognition, Moscow made pledges not to interfere in U.S. domestic politics and...

14.06.2019

Protecting Personal Data: Who Is the Governor?

... project, while partly supporting the idea. Third, suspicious international reactions are detrimental to the country’s image. Pavel Sharikov: Protecting Sensitive Data: The Experience of Russia and the US 3. Juggling various interests Following the Cybersecurity law of 2017, China introduced the non-binding national standard Personal Information Security Specification that is somewhat similar to GDPR. The main focus of the document, however, lies in ensuring national security while still making ...

11.06.2019
 

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