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Homeland security and Defense

2019/05/07An overview of the European Union’s current strategies, policies and concepts on cyber (by Caitríona Heinl, EXEDEC)

The first EU-Singapore Security Think Tank Dialogue was held in Singapore at the end of January at the initiative of the EU Delegation to Singapore in order to promote greater EU-Singapore political and security cooperation [1]. Three policy areas were chosen for discussion, namely maritime security, cybersecurity, and counter-terrorism. While cyber-related questions also cut across maritime…

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2019/01/14Turning to the Datasphere for Insight into Strategic Challenges in Digital Transformation, by Frederick Douzet and Alix Douzet, GEODE

‘Géopolitique de la Datasphère’ (GEODE) is a research and training centre dedicated to the study of the strategic and geopolitical challenges of the digital revolution.  Backed by Université Paris 8 as part of the French Geopolitics Institute (IFG), it is rooted in a pure tradition of innovation in the human and social sciences as well as the experimental…

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2019/01/02National Sovereignty in the Age of Network Defence (By Guy-Philippe Goldstein, Advisor to PwC France)

Since the end of the Thirty Years’ War and the signing of the Treaty of Westphalia in 1648, the State has been the bedrock of international relations. Sovereignty is based on power, the power of the State, whose will is independent of other States — otherwise, it is no longer sovereign. But how is the independence of this…

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2018/09/26Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge: Join the Strategy Challenge ! (By Frédéric Douzet, Institut Français de Géopolitique, et Safa Shahwan, Atlantic Council)

The rapid and dramatic propagation of recent attacks such as WannaCry and NotPetya has emphasized the systemic risk our companies and societies are exposed to and the clear intrication of geopolitical and cyber risks. Online influence operations, propaganda and information manipulations have revealed the potential for destabilization of social networks. Cyber threats are mutlidimensional, multifaceted…

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2018/04/30Type Softly, Carry a Big Gun

Tim Maurer is the co-director of the Cyber Policy Initiative and a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Since 2010, his work has been focusing on cybersecurity, human rights in the digital age, and Internet governance, currently with a specific focus on cybersecurity and financial stability. Prior to joining Carnegie, Maurer was the…

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2018/04/30Shipping and cybersecurity

By Jean-Marc ROUE,  President of Armateurs de France Nautical security and navigation equipment, telecommunications, energy production or propulsion systems… The world of maritime transport is not immune to the digital evolution, which is necessary for its profitability and competitiveness. But digitisation also increases risks, especially cyber risk: equipped with many digital technologies, ships, like other…

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