Policy and strategy

Policy and strategy

Cybersecurity policy; Cybersecurity strategy

Recommendations and Courses of Action: How to Secure the Post-Covid Future

Tagarev, Todor, Raphael Perl, and Valeri Ratchev. "Recommendations and Courses of Action: How to Secure the Post-Covid Future." In Transatlantic Security: Securing the Post Covid Future, 18-41. Vienna, Austria: Federal Ministry of Defense, 2020.

Cybersecurity in Switzerland: Challenges and the Way Forward for the Swiss Armed Forces

Baezner, Marie. "Cybersecurity in Switzerland: Challenges and the Way Forward for the Swiss Armed Forces." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 19, no. 1 (2020): 63-72.

Policy Highlights

Like in any other European state, cybersecurity has grown in importance in Swiss politics. And although Switzerland’s cybersecurity and defense policies are still a work in progress, the nation has made tremendous efforts in getting cybersecurity policies, roles, and responsibilities right.

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Austria’s National Cyber Security and Defense Policy: Challenges and the Way Forward

Kaponig, Hermann. "Austria’s National Cyber Security and Defense Policy: Challenges and the Way Forward." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 19, no. 1 (2020): 21-37.

Policy Highlights: Austria’s National Military Cyber Defense Policy Within a Whole-of-Government Context

The “Austrian Security Strategy: Security for a New Decade – Shaping Security,” adopted by the Austrian National Council in 2013 (ÖSS 2013)  was followed in the same year by the “Austrian Cyber Security Strategy” (ÖSCS 2013), which was produced in accordance with the ÖSS. Both documents were developed at the national level.

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Cyber Defence in Germany: Challenges and the Way Forward for the Bundeswehr

Leinhos, Ludwig. "Cyber Defence in Germany: Challenges and the Way Forward for the Bundeswehr." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 19, no. 1 (2020): 9-19.

Policy Highlights

In Germany, the provision of cybersecurity—i.e. a condition where risks from cyberspace have been reduced to an acceptable minimum—is a whole-of-government task. This is laid down in the 2016 White Paper, the current basic document on German security policy. There are few areas where internal and external security are as closely intertwined as they are in cyberspace. This includes the joint protection of critical infrastructure.

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Towards the Design of a Collaborative Cybersecurity Networked Organisation: Identification and Prioritisation of Governance Needs and Objectives

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