During spring quarter, one of the Jackson School’s Applied Research Program student teams was given a daunting task – help Microsoft think about Brad Smith’s call for a Digital Geneva Convention. In addition to weighing in on current Microsoft strategy, the students found out that they were working on the exact same research task that Microsoft had asked RAND to tackle. The project was the fifth product of a Jackson School Applied Research collaboration with Microsoft’s Global Security Strategy & Diplomacy Team.
In 2013, BRICS business leaders announced plans to construct a $185 million submarine cable connecting Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. However, more than three years later, the BRICS
The electricity sector in India is starting to deploy smart grid technologies with the hope that they will play a central role in strengthening this sector so it can provide
Extremist use of information and communications technology (ICT) has proliferated, creating a unique security predicament for the companies who provide ICT products and services internationally. As the role of ICT
The e-commerce industry has been rapidly growing in India. The distinct constraints and opportunities of the Indian context has shaped how e-commerce has developed, with online retailers having to address
North Korea has focused on an asymmetric military strategy because of its lack of conventional power and resources. However, its traditional asymmetric weapons and strength have been monitored by Western countries, therefore, heavily sanctioned. For North Korea, developing and exerting its cyber capabilities is the best way to avoid sanctions while achieving its strategic goals. Cyber tactics are effective because of the characteristics of cyberspace or cyber warfare–the low cost of entry, anonymity, and plausible deniability.
The closeness of China and Russia’s cybersecurity relationship is not dependent on their ties with each other, but is defined in relation to the US. Instead of augmenting the trust or preventing cyber-espionage between the two countries, Sino-Russian cybersecurity cooperation is a strategic move to challenge US dominance over the Internet.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries have emerged among the world’s leading economies. The member states—Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam—have