From our blog
Cyber road from Ukraine: where will it take us?
08 March 2022
Conflict and crisis, Critical infrastructure, Cyberconflict and warfare, Cybernorms, Cybersecurity, International law, Security
‘The potential for the next Pearl Harbor could very well be a cyberattack.’ US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, 2012 This (in)famous warning has been discussed and re-discussed since 2012. Could a devastati...
Year in review: The digital policy developments that defined 2021
27 December 2021
AI diplomacy, Cybernorms, Cybersecurity, Data and diplomacy, Development, Economic, Human rights, Infrastructure, Internet governance and digital policy, Legal and regulatory, Metaverse Diplomacy, Sociocultural, Surveillance
For most countries, 2021 was a continuation of pandemic woes. As people swapped contact tracing apps for vaccine passports, the wave of misinformation on COVID-19 vaccines spread even faster. Beyond COVID-19, the b...
Who’s behind a cyberattack?
26 October 2021
Cyberconflict and warfare, Capacity development, Conflict and crisis, Cybernorms, Cybersecurity
Unravelling cyberattacks through a simulation game A seemingly ordinary Monday. You enter your office, turn on your computer, and grab a cup of coffee. As you settle in your desk to check your emails and connect to t...
What’s new with cybersecurity negotiations? UN Cyber OEWG Final Report analysis
19 March 2021
Cyberconflict and warfare, Cybernorms, Cybersecurity, Digital diplomacy
The UN’s Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) on Developments in the Field of ICTs in the Context of International Security (UN Cyber OEWG) has established another landmark in the international negotiations about the ‘...
Training and courses
Advanced Diploma in Internet Governance
Starting 24 Jul 23
Starting 09 Oct 23
[Webinar] What is responsible behaviour in cyberspace?
25 Oct 18 -
Information session: Geneva Dialogue on Responsible Behaviour in Cyberspace
01 Oct 18 - 02 Oct 18
Lunch dialogue: Digitalisation and international law
16 Apr 18 -
Diplo at the ‘Cyber security and cybercrime policies for African diplomats’ workshop
12 Apr 18 - 13 Apr 18
Towards a secure cyberspace via regional cooperation
30 Nov 16 -
[Webinar] Cyber norms: Towards an inclusive dialogue
23 Nov 16 -
Cyber War and Cyber Crime: Session at the Belgrade Security Forum
20 Sep 12 -
Joint Australian-Egyptian Missions informal roundtable on information and cyber security issues
01 Jun 12 -
International cyber security diplomatic negotiations: Role of Africa in inter-regional cooperation for a global approach on the security and stability of cyberspace
This research paper examines African countries cybersecurity readiness and how Africa can play a role in shaping international negotiations and discussions on global cybersecurity governance.... Read more...
International multistakeholder cyber threat information sharing regimes: Policy considerations for scaling trust and active participation
This paper examines cybersecurity information sharing mechanisms. It looks at the research into public-private partnership (PPP) theory, their application for cybersecurity, and the burgeoning field of international cybersecurity collaboration, and draws conclusions on... Read more...