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Routledge Companion to Global Cyber-Security Strategy

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ISBN 9780367024239
November 29, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
560 Pages - 18 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This companion provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date comparative overview of the cyber-security strategies and doctrines of the major states and actors in Europe, North America, South America, Africa and Asia.

The volume offers an introduction to each nation’s cybersecurity strategy and policy, along with a list of resources in English that may be consulted for those wishing to go into greater depth. Each chapter is written by a leading academic or policy specialist, and contain the following sections:

  • overview of national cybersecurity strategy;
  • concepts and definitions;
  • exploration of cybersecurity issues as they relate to international law and governance;
  • critical examinations of cyber partners at home and abroad;
  • legislative developments and processes;
  • dimensions of cybercrime and cyberterrorism;
  • implications of cybersecurity policies and strategies.

This handbook will be of much interest to students and practitioners in the fields of cyber-security, national security, strategic studies, foreign policy and International Relations.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Global Cybersecurity in the 21st Century Brig. Gen. Steven J. Spano

Introduction: Cybersecurity Strategy and Policy in a Comparative Context Mary Manjikian and Scott N. Romaniuk

Part I: Europe

1. Securing the Kingdom’s Cyberspace: Cybersecurity and Cyber Intelligence in Spain Rubeìn Arcos

2. Albania’s Cybersecurity Pivot: Between Western Architectures and Great Power Competition Alexander Fotescu and Mihai Chihaia

3. Armenian National Policy in Cyber Space: Toward a Global Cyber Security Architecture Ruben Elamiryan

4. Czechia: A New Cybersecurity Leader in Central Europe Lucie Kadlecová and Michaela Semecká

5. Cybersecurity in the French Republic Amber Darwish and Scott N. Romaniuk

6. Germany’s Cybersecurity Strategy: Confronting Future Challenges Scott N. Romaniuk and Michael Claus

7. Cybersecurity in Poland Dominika Dziwisz

8. Hungary: An Evolving Cybersecurity Landscape Annamaria Beláz and Dániel Berzsenyi

9. Romanian Cybersecurity Efforts – A Work in Progress Oana-Elena Brânda

10. Italy’s Cybersecurity Architecture and Critical Infrastructure Tommaso De Zan, Giampiero Giacomello, and Luigi Martino

11. Dutch Cyber Security Strategy Max Smeets and Joost Bunk

12. Norwegian Cybersecurity: A Small State Approach to Building International Cyber Cooperation Lars Gjesvik

13. Seeking A New Order for Global Cybersecurity: The Russian Approach to Cyber-Sovereignty Ilona Stadnik

14. Slovakia: The Tatra Tiger Without Teeth Aaron T. Walter

15. Slovenia: A Fragmented Cyber Security Laris Gaiser

16. Ukraine: Facing Russian Aggression and Hybrid Warfare Olya Zaporozhets and Oleksiy Syvak

17. United Kingdom: Pragmatism and Adaptability in the Cyber Realm Tim Stevens

18. European Union: Policy, Cohesion, and Supranational Experiences with Cybersecurity Christopher Whyte

19. Estonia: From the "Bronze Night" to Cybersecurity Pioneers Nick Robinson and Alex Hardy

20. NATO’s Evolving Cyber Security Policy and Strategy Scott N. Romaniuk, Alexander Fotescu, and Mihai Chihaia

Part II: Asia and Australia

21. Japan’s Challenges, Capabilities, and Preparedness in Cyberspace Tobias Burgers, Scott N. Romaniuk and Cherry H. Y. Wong

22. An Effective Shield? Analyzing South Korea’s Cybersecurity Strategy Yangmo Ku

23. In the Line of Cyber Fire: An Analysis of Taiwan’s Legal, Political, and Technological Cybersecurity Posture Tobias Burgers, Moritz Hellmann, and Scott N. Romaniuk

24. Serving the People: China’s Cybersecurity Policy and Its Implications Yu-Cheng Chen, Tony Liu, and Scott N. Romaniuk

25. Cybersecurity in a One-Party State: Policies and Implications for Vietnam’s Economy and Online Freedom Phan Le

26. Cybersecurity in The Philippines: Strengthening Partnership to Enhance Cybersecurity Capability Amparo Pamela H Fabe and Ella Zarcilla-Genecela

27. Malaysia: Balancing National Development, National Security, and Cybersecurity Policy Ahmad El-Muhammady

28. Cyber Governance and Data Protection in India: A Critical Legal Analysis Debarati Halder and K. Jaishankar

29. Cyber Security: A National Priority for Bangladesh Md. Shariful Islam

30. Managing a Digital Revolution - Cyber Security Capacity Building in Myanmar Niels Nagelhus Schia and Lars Giesvik

31. Australia’s Cybersecurity: A Unique Opportunity Ana Stuparu

32. Singapore: A Leading Actor in ASEAN Cybersecurity Benjamin Ang

Part III: The Middle East

Chapter 33. Between Multi-Stakeholderism and Cyber Sovereignty: Understanding Turkey’s Cybersecurity Strategy Tuba Eldem

Chapter 34. Israel: Cyber Securitization as National Trademark Fabio Cristiano

Chapter 35. Palestinian Territory Occupied: Cybersecurity as Reduced Soveirengty Fabio Cristiano

36. The "Silicon Valley of the Middle East": Cybersecurity, Saudi Arabia, and the path to Vision 2030 Anwar Ouassini and Kimeu W. Boynton

37. The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Cybersecurity Strategy: Challenges in an Era of Cyber Uncertainty Filiz Katman

Part IV: The Americas

38. Canada’s Cybersecurity in a Globalized Environment: Challenges and Opportunities Kawser Ahmed

39. The United States: A Declining Hegemon in Cyberspace? Mary Manjikian

40. Jamaica’s Cybercrime and Cyber-Security: Policies, Laws, and Strategies Suzette A. Haughton

41. Mexico and Cybersecurity: Policies, Challenges, and Concerns Saúl Mauricio Rodriguez-Hernandez and Nicolás Velásquez

42. Colombia’s Cybersecurity Predicament: State Making, Strategic Challenges, and Cyberspace Florent Frasson-Quenoz and César Augusto Niño González

43. Cybersecurity Governance in Brazil: Keeping Silos or Building Bridges? Louise Marie Hurel and Luisa Cruz Lobato

Part V: Africa

44. Securitizing Cyber Space in Egypt: The Dilemma of Cybersecurity and Democracy Bassant Hassib and Nardine Alnemr

45. Security through the Arab Winter: Cyber Strategies in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia Nabil Ouassini

46. Cybersecurity in Kenya: Balancing Economic Security and Internet Freedom James Fielder

47. Cybersecurity Policy in Nigeria: A Tool for National Security and Economic Prosperity Adewunmi J. Falode

48. Cybersecurity in Ghana: The Past, Present, and Future Anwar Ouassini and Mostafa Amini

49. Building a Cyber Fortress: Uganda’s Cybersecurity Capacity and Challenges Scott N. Romaniuk and David Andrew Omona

50. Cybersecurity in South Africa: Status, Governance, and Prospects Jo-Ansie K. van Wyk and Raymond Steenkamp Fonseca

51. Algorithms of Oppression? AU’s Cybersecurity Policy and its Enforcement in Africa Joshua Oreoluwa Akintayo

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Scott N. Romaniuk is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Security Studies at the China Institute, University of Alberta, Canada, and a Visiting Fellow at the International Centre for Policing and Security, University of South Wales, UK.

Mary Manjikian is Associate Dean of the Robertson School of Government at Regent University, USA.