• Events

    The proliferation of terrorist watch lists in the US

    22 September 2016. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Dr Jeffrey Kahn, Professor of Law, Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University
    Arundel House, London
    Thursday 22 September 2016, 12.30–1.30PM BST

  • Strategic Comments

    Cyber conflict and deterrence

    14 September 2016. 

    As with the strategic adaptation to nuclear weapons, effectively developing the policies, doctrines and plans required to stabilise the deterrence of cyber conflict constitutes a long-term challenge. Although major powers have exercised mutual restraint for fear of precipitating uncontrollable consequences, the self-deterrence arising from strategic ambiguity is too uncertain to be sufficient. Deterrence-by-denial mechanisms remain the most promising active measures, and arms control should be pursued.

  • Survival

    Cryptography and Sovereignty

    12 September 2016. 

    Encryption’s new normal is changing the way in which states assert their sovereignty at home and abroad.

  • Survival

    Information Warfare and the US Presidential Election

    12 September 2016. 

    If the Russian state was indeed behind the leaking of Democratic National Committee emails, it may have overplayed its hand.

  • Events

    China's Cyber Power – New York Launch

    08 September 2016. 

    IISS–Americas Book Launch
    Nigel Inkster, Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security, IISS
    The Cornell Club, New York
    Thursday 8 September 2016, 6.30–8PM EDT

  • Events

    China's Cyber Power – Washington DC Launch

    07 September 2016. 

    IISS–Americas Book Launch
    Nigel Inkster, Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security, IISS
    IISS–Americas, Washington DC
    Wednesday 7 September 2016, 10.30–11.30AM EDT

  • Survival

    Book Reviews

    11 July 2016. 

    Cyber Security and Emerging Technologies Thomas Rid
    Asia-Pacific Lanxin Xiang
    Politics and International Relations Gilles Andréani
    Russia and Eurasia Angela Stent

  • Events

    Adelphi Book Launch: China's Cyber Power

    29 June 2016. 

    Book Launch
    Nigel Inkster, IISS Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday 29 June 2016, 12.30–1.30PM BST

  • Shangri-La Dialogue

    Identifying Common Security Interests in the Cyber-Domain

    04 June 2016. 

    IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2016 Special Session Five
    Chair: Eneken Tikk-Ringas, Consulting Senior Fellow for Future Conflict and Cyber Security, IISS
    David Koh, Chief Executive, Cyber Security Agency; Deputy Secretary (Technology), Ministry of Defence, Singapore
    Santosh Jha, Joint Secretary, Policy Planning and Cyber, Ministry of External Affairs, India
    Qing Yu, Deputy Director-General, Bureau of Cybersecurity, Cyberspace Administration of China 
    Sean Kanuck, Former National Intelligence Officer for Cyber Issues, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, US   

  • Strategic Dossiers

    Chapter Seven: North Korea’s threat to regional security

    03 June 2016. 

    Pyongyang’s multiple threats; Two Kims, four nuclear tests; Cyber and electronic warfare; The prioritisation problem; Cold War revived; Human rights; South Korea: sunshine, sunset; Kaesong; Potential flashpoints; Back to diplomacy?; Conclusion

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