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Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security
14 September 2017.
China issues new rules for online messaging and social media; Russia and South Africa increase dialogue on information security; EU defence ministers hold cyber war game in Tallinn; India reconsiders data privacy.
06 September 2017.
Germany braced for Russian interference in September elections; re-election of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta overturned by Supreme Court; North Korea’s nuclear test expunged from Chinese social media.
30 August 2017.
Russia to deploy information warfare unit in military exercise with Belarus; Chinese scientists conduct underwater quantum communication; social media offenders could face ten years in jail in new draft bill in Zimbabwe.
24 August 2017.
Navigation systems of US vessels feared to be under attack; Ukraine prepares for another cyber security breach on Independence Day; India heightens protection against Chinese involvement in critical infrastructure.
16 August 2017.
China sends unbreakable code from outer space; hackers post pro-India content on Pakistan's state websites; Chinese social media under probe.
10 August 2017.
Online image sharing restricted by Congolese government; US army bans Chinese-made drones; India reports spike in cyber attacks from China.
03 August 2017.
US security agency told to report on disclosure of software vulnerabilities; privacy watchdog warns of Google’s use of data on shoppers; Chinese bid for MoneyGram could give Beijing access to sensitive information.
27 July 2017.
Trump squeezed on signing sanctions on Russia; UK and Australia distrustful of Huawei; Putin tightens grip on VPN; Beijing spies on Uighurs in China.
20 July 2017.
John C Mallery, research affiliate, MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory; Associate, Oxford Martin School
Chaired by Nigel Inskter, Senior Adviser, IISS; formerly Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security, IISS
Arundel House, London
20 July 2017.
US intelligence accuses UAE of Qatari website hack; IBM makes breakthrough in encryption technology; India sets up three new cyber defence agencies.
As China increasingly gains the economic benefits of global connectivity, the West’s technological edge is fast eroding.
Cyber security has become a focal point for conflicting domestic and global interests, and increasingly for the projection of state power. 'Evolution of the Cyber Domain' contextualises the key developments since the 1950s.
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