2014 Global Risk Forum

Do We Really Understand Cyber Espionage Threats?

October 20, 2014 by Nazli Choucri
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With the Internet at its core, cyberspace has become a fact of daily life for almost everyone everywhere. While there is an increasing awareness of threats to cybersecurity, matters of malware, intrusions, and breaches resonate poorly. But “espionage” captures attention, due less to its manifestation in the cyber domain than to our familiarity with the phenomenon.

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The Hidden Costs of Cyber Espionage

September 23, 2014 by Danielle Kehl
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Intelligence agencies around the world are racing to increase their information-gathering and monitoring capabilities, ostensibly in an effort to promote national security and protect against terrorist threats. But in the debate about the privacy and security tradeoffs of cyber espionage, the costs of certain tactics are often overlooked.

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Re-imagining Security for the Internet of Everything

September 8, 2014 by Simon Crosby
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What is the meaning of trust in the digital world? The benefits of cloud computing and online collaboration seem limitless, but online our finely tuned instincts for trust, perfected for the physical world, are useless.

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Shades of Cyber Grey: Espionage and Attack in Cyberspace

September 2, 2014 by Alexander Klimburg
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The shades of (cyber) grey that constitute operations in cyberspace mean that it is possible to misattribute intelligence collection activities for something more serious—with dramatic consequences.

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It Will Take a Village, Creativity, and Collaboration

August 26, 2014 by Christina Ayiotis
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In a knowledge-based, inter-connected, global economy where technology enables productivity without geographical boundaries, information assets and formal intellectual property take on incredible importance.

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The Risks of Cyber Insecurity

August 17, 2014 by Ian Wallace
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Around the world governments are experiencing a growing sense of cyber insecurity. The threat is real, and few nations are adequately prepared.

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