• Events

    A Revolution in Military Affairs with Chinese Characteristics: China’s Military Cyber and Information Warfare Capabilities

    19 May 2015. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Nigel Inkster 
    Director for Transnational Threats and Political Risk, IISS
    Arundel House, London
    Tuesday 19 May 2015, 12:30-1:30pm

  • Events

    Key Security and Defence Issues for the New UK Government

    18 May 2015. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Douglas Barrie
    Senior Fellow for Military Aerospace, IISS
    Ben Barry
    Senior Fellow for Land Warfare, IISS
    Nigel Inkster
    Director of Transnational Threats and Political Risk, IISS
    Giri Rajendran
    Research Associate for Defence and Economics, IISS
    Arundel House, London
    Monday 18 May 2015

  • Survival

    Governing Cyberspace through Constructive Ambiguity

    11 May 2015.  At the heart of the cyber-governance problem is a fundamental disagreement over the relevance and significance of state sovereignty.

  • 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.

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