• Events

    Responsible State Behaviour in Cyberspace: How to Advance the International Dialogue?

    23 March 2015. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Ambassador Marina Kaljurand
    Undersecretary of Political Affairs, Estoniament, IISS
    Arundel House, London
    Monday 23 March 2015, 2:30-3:30pm

  • Events

    Intelligence and Policy in an Era of Transparency

    19 March 2015. 

    IISS-US Policy Makers Series
    Dr Gregory Treverton
    Chairman, National Intelligence Council
    Chair: Nigel Inkster
    Director of Transnational Threats and Political Risk, IISS
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Thursday 19 March 2015, 10:30am-11:30pm EDT/3:30-4:30pm GMT

  • IISS Voices

    Nigel Inkster: Privacy and security

    12 March 2015.  By Nigel Inkster, Director of Transnational Threats and Political Risk As a result of the revelations by rogue NSA contractor Edward Snowden on the scope of global telecommunications monitoring undertaken by the NSA and its ‘Five Eyes’ partner, the UK’s Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) carried out a comprehensive review of the communications intercept and surveillance activities undertaken by the UK intelligence agencies. This report was one of the first...

  • Expert Commentary

    BBC Radio 4 Today: Surveillance and civil liberties

    12 March 2015.  Today Programme interview with by Nigel Inkster, Director of Transnational Threats and Political Risk The parliamentary committee that oversees the work of Britain's spies is this morning publishing a report into surveillance and civil liberties. The Intelligence and Security Committee began its inquiry in 2013, in the wake of revelations from the American security contractor Edward Snowden about the nature of British and American intelligence gathering. This week the Foreign Secretary...

  • Events

    China’s Cyber Espionage: Guilty as Charged?

    06 February 2015. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Nigel Inkster 
    Director for Transnational Threats and Political Risk, IISS
    Arundel House, London
    Friday 6 February 2015, 12:30-1:30pm

  • Survival

    Cyber Attacks in La-La Land

    30 January 2015.  Hollywood has not been slow to exploit the cinematic potential of cyber attacks. Now it has become the victim of one.

  • Survival

    Cyber House Rules: On War, Retaliation and Escalation

    30 January 2015.  Cyber war is unfamiliar, dynamic and potentially uncontrollable. While not as destructive as nuclear war, it should be approached with similar respect.

  • Shangri-La Dialogue

    Strengthening cooperation to enhance regional security: Ng Eng Hen

    26 January 2015. 

    Fullerton Forum 2015 Keynote Address
    Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Defence, Singapore

  • Expert Commentary

    British Forces News: What would a cyber attack on the UK be like?

    09 January 2015.  Nigel Inkster, Director of Transnational Threats and Political Risk, speaks to British Forces News 'Given the UK’s membership of the UN Security council, its network of international alliances and commitments and its tradition of an activist foreign and defence policy, the likelihood that at some point it might fall victim to a serious cyber attack... is high.  'The UK is particularly vulnerable to such attacks because it is a highly networked and...

  • Events

    China’s Internet: Shaping the International Agenda

    24 November 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Nigel Inkster 
    Director for Transnational Threats and Political Risk, IISS
    Arundel House, London
    Monday 24 November 2014

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