Is the GCC cyber resilient? New Report by Associate Fellow James Shires

Is the GCC cyber resilient? New Report by Associate Fellow James Shires

Report / 13 Mar 2020

This new Chatham House report by Joyce Hakmeh and Associate Fellow James Shires asks whether the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is resilient.

Lucas Kello is Associate Professor of International Relations, serves as Director of the Centre for Technology and Global Affairs, and is also co-Director of the interdisciplinary Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security at the Department of Computer Science at University of Oxford.

Duncan Hollis is the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Law at Temple Law School, Temple University. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute.

Bibi van den Berg is Professor of Cybersecurity Governance within the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs.

How would the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) respond to a serious cyber incident? This could be a global ransomware event, a critical infrastructure incident targeted at the energy sector, or an attack on government departments. This paper examines cyber resilience in the states of the GCC.

You can download the report at the website of Chatham House.

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