• Adelphi Books

    Chapter 4: Battle for the Soul of the Internet

    23 May 2016. 

    China’s growing global power increases the likelihood that its values will acquire greater normative effect, and that those who oppose them will be subjected to coercion.

  • Adelphi Books

    Conclusion

    23 May 2016. 

    The cyber domain is an increasingly critical factor in China’s pursuit of strength through modernisation, and of protection from perceived threats.

  • Adelphi Books

    Introduction

    23 May 2016. 

    China’s potential to shape the future of the global internet may be more significant than its alleged involvement in cyber commercial espionage.

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter 2: Cyber Espionage

    23 May 2016. 

    China has assimilated cyber capabilities in ways that make it a formidable actor among global intelligence powers.

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter 1: Evolution of the Chinese Internet: Freedom and Control

    23 May 2016. 

    China's prioritisation of content control came at the expense of network security, with the result that its online environment remained anarchic and lawless.

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter 3: Military Cyber Capabilities

    23 May 2016. 

    In the event of conflict, China’s cyber capabilities will be deployed at the outset to disable the adversary – with all the escalatory risk that would entail.

  • Adelphi Books

    China’s Cyber Power

    23 May 2016. 

    As China increasingly gains the economic benefits of global connectivity, the West’s technological edge is fast eroding. In this Adelphi, Nigel Inkster examines the political, historical and cultural development of China’s cyber power in light of evolving capabilities and governance structures.

  • Strategic Comments

    The last Nuclear Security Summit

    18 May 2016. 

    The fourth and final Nuclear Security Summit in Washington DC marked the culmination of a seven-year process of improving the security of nuclear and radioactive materials that terrorists might seek to target or acquire. While progress was made in enlisting some governments to take voluntary measures, additional work is needed to engage more parties and secure more materials. It will probably take another bold initiative from the next US administration to set this in motion.

  • Events

    The Jihadis' Cyber Capacity and Aspiration

    15 May 2016. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Dr Aaron Brantly, Cyber Fellow, Combating Terrorism Center at West Point
    IISS–Middle East, Manama
    Sunday 15 May 2016, 5–6.30pm AST

  • Events

    Evolution of the Cyber Domain: The Implications for National and Global Security

    05 April 2016.  Book Launch
    Nigel Inkster, Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security, IISS
    Eneken Tikk-Ringas, Consulting Senior Fellow for Future Conflict and Cyber Security, IISS
    Mika Kerttunen, Director of Research, Cyber Policy Institute
    IISS–Americas, Washington DC
    Tuesday 5 April, 10-11am EDT

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