In the spirit of the reset of relations between Moscow and Washington, Russian and U.S. security and cyber experts undertook to model new cooperative behavior for dealing with the most challenging security topic of our age: cybersecurity.
The British Foreign Secretary, William Hague, during the "Munich Security Conference" illustrated which are the seven principles on which the next international regulations on the use of cyberspace should be based.
This publication aims to promote the concept of global cyber peace by:
• Examining how ICTs underpin everyday life;
• Evaluating current cyberthreats and trends;
• Analysing the impacts of cybercrime and cyber conflict;
• Assessing the validity of current legal frameworks;
• Defining the concept of cyber peace, and establishing it as an overriding guiding principle for peaceful behaviour in cyberspace; and
• Charting a path forward.
With the Obama administration approaching its two-year anniversary, we thought it might be helpful to examine its record of accomplishments in cybersecurity.
This report is part of a broader OECD study into "Future Global Shocks". The authors have concluded that very few single cyber-related events have the capacity to cause a global shock.