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Global Cyber Security - Thinking About The Niche for NATO

Global Cyber Security - Thinking About The Niche for NATO

This paper examines developments in the legal and policy framework for international cyber security. It elaborates on major international organizations’ stakes in global cyber security efforts and indicate the goals relevant to law and policy making and planning in the field, with emphasis placed on NATO’s perspectives and potential role in the global cyber security agenda. The intent of the author is to extract NATO’s unique characteristics and position in tackling issues of global cyber security as part of the emerging comprehensive approach.

Before looking at NATO’s unique features on the global cyber security arena, this article sets the context and reflect on the roles and responsibilities of other international organisations to look at different segments of cyber security and their current coverage on national and international level. It then moves on to look in more detail at NATO’s potential role in the global cyber security picture.

Accessible on: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/sais/summary/v030/30.2.tikk.html

Tikk, E. (2010). Global Cyber Security – Thinking About The Niche for NATO. SAIS Review - Volume 30, Number 2, Summer-Fall 2010, pp 105-119