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Publications

Policy Brief “EU-NATO Cybersecurity and Defence Cooperation: From Common Threats to Common Solutions”

On 15 December The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) published a policy brief “EU-NATO Cybersecurity and Defence Cooperation: From Common Threats to Common Solutions” co-authored by ICDS Research Fellow Piret Pernik and GMF Senior Fellow Bruno Lété.

The EU and NATO are targeted by the very same cyber-attack vectors that undermine all levels of society, threatening civil, political, economic, and military security. Much of cyber threats go undetected, unacknowledged, or inadequately addressed by decision-makers. Stakeholders in various sectors are becoming more informed and engaged around cybersecurity and cyber defence issues, but the challenges remain daunting. In this context, the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU convened a flagship conference to stimulate new thinking on EU-NATO cybersecurity and defence cooperation in November 2017. The brief summarizes the discussions and offers recommendations to address the most pressing issues on the EU-NATO cyber agenda.

The brief is available at: http://www.gmfus.org/publications/eu-nato-cybersecurity-and-defense-cooperation-common-threats-common-solutions

Blog

Swedish Membership in NATO: To Be or Not to Be?

In Sweden, it is Sälen time again. In January each year, Swedes interested in national and international security issues convene in the enchanting...

The Future of Swedish-Baltic Defence Integration

For many years, the Swedish Navy and the Swedish Air Force have been conducting exercises together with its Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian...

Trump’s Move on Jerusalem

On 22 May 2017, Donald Trump became the first sitting US President to set foot in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Events

Snowmeeting 2018

On 11-12 January, ICDS Head of Studies and Research Fellow Tomas Jermalavičius participated in a traditional Snowmeeting—a high level foreign and...

Dr Kristi Raik to Become the Director of Estonian Foreign Policy Institute

As of 1 January 2018, the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute has been merged with the International Centre for Defence and Security (ICDS).
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