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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 ...


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 ...


Microsoft Cybersecurity Initiatives

... underscore the idea that the global community needs to do more to understand the increasing importance of the Internet and cyber space today. Every day we discover new ways to use these tools and that’s why we need to seek new ways of collaborating. Do Russian companies take part in Microsoft cybersecurity initiatives and projects? I didn’t find any information on any Russian companies that take part in it. We have alliances in which Russians companies participate: for instance, Kaspersky Lab, Group-Ib, and Awara endorsed Paris call. Apart ...


India in the Era of Cyber Wars

... certain individuals and to find roughly 3,000 children missing in New Delhi. There are plans to complete the development of a new cybersecurity strategy by 2020; it is intended to ensure the protection of important data given the introduction of 5G technology ... ... 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 ...


Cyberwarfare without Rules

... carried out on critical infrastructure was even put to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin during a live Q&A on Russian television, to which he responded : “As to the operation of our critical infrastructure, including power and other ... ... 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 ...


What Insurance Can Offer for Global Cyberspace Stability and Resilience

... cyber insurance market is just getting started. As of a few years ago, only 20 or so companies in Russia were covered by cyber risk insurance , and they were all covered by foreign insurers. But with the government’s declared priority to develop Russia’s digital economy, this is very likely to change. Who should buy cyber insurance? Does every company need cyber risk coverage? Ilona Stadnik: A New Cybersecurity Diplomacy: Are States Losing Ground in Norm-making? Well, this depends on your business model and a company’s exposure to cyber risk. The decision to buy cyber insurance should be preceded by a thorough assessment of your organization’s ...


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 ...


Protecting Personal Data: Who Is the Governor?

... country’s economic capability to successfully implement the 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 ...


RIAC at Cyber Forum in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

On April 22–25, 2019, the 13th International Forum on the Problems of International Information Security was held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany). On April 22–25, 2019, the 13th International Forum on the Problems of International Information Security was held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany). The forum was organized by the National Association for International Information Security (NAIIS) with the International Affairs Journal and gathered over 100 experts from 18 countries (the USA, the...


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