The Operational Guidance, commissioned by the European Commission, is intended to provide a comprehensive practical framework when designing and implementing the EU’s external actions against cybercrime and for promoting cybersecurity and cyber resilience.
The EUISS together with the GMF and Stiftung Neue Verantwortung, and in cooperation with the Austrian Presidency of the Council and the EEAS organised an expert meeting on the application of existing international law in cyberspace.
Organised in cooperation with the European Commission and the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise, this meeting focused on sharing experiences concerning existing approaches in implementing cyber capacity building with the aim to foster a dialogue and cross-fertilisation of ideas and practices across communities.
The Yearbook of European Security (YES) is the Institute’s annual publication compiling key information and data related to the CFSP and CSDP in 2017. YES 2018 provides an account of the EU’s engagement with the world through evidence-based, data-rich chapters.
On 16 May, the European Commission's DEVCO, in partnership with the EUISS, hosted a consultation workshop in Brussels to present a draft study on the EU’s external cooperation on cyber capacity building.
This Alert explains the importance of the defence dimensions of Europe's cyber security efforts. In addition to exercises and training, the Union is now increasingly in a position to financiallyinvestin cyber defence.
This Alert looks at the impact of the ICT on sub-Sharan Africa’s political culture and civil society development. It identifies how various ICT solutions are influencing a number of realms, as well the structural and social limitations to using and spreading ICT tools on the continent.
Cyber history provides many examples of crises that should make users, governments and businesses take immediate action. But the recent WannaCry attack shows, all stakeholders have been slow (or unwilling) to learn the lessons of these past experiences and implement effective countermeasures.
As they enter a period of critical elections, the US and European countries are being confronted by a series of threats from cyberspace. Electronic voting infrastructure and networks of political groups have recorded repeated intrusion, while strategic leaks of compromising documents have sought to influence public opinion.
Migrant groups and host communities have developed a number of smart technology apps aimed at providing new arrivals with information on housing, education and employment opportunities. This Alert looks at how EU authorities can utilise these new technologies to help migrants, while exploring the associated dilemmas.
This Report investigates opportunities for improving European strategic thinking on space security. It analyses potential threats to critical European space infrastructure, and offers ideas for improving space system resilience, reducing external dependence, and working with international partners to ensure a secure and sustainable environment for outer space activities.
With law enforcement agencies pooling resources to counter ISIL's online propaganda, this Alert seeks to raise awareness of the jihadists’ use of the so-called ‘Dark Web’, the hidden underbelly of the little explored Deep Web.
Industrial espionage – i.e. the theft of trade secrets, intellectual property, and scientific know-how from enterprises and research centres – is on the rise worldwide. This Alert assesses state-sponsored industrial espionage in peacetime, and seeks to highlight the threat it poses to national and economic security.
This Brief explains how the internet has increasingly become a tool for extremists to recruit new members, raise funds, and conduct new types of attacks. What can be done to stop the rise of cyber jihadism?