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“Approaching cyber security from the idea of walls, moats and gates is no longer adequate,” said Michael Daniel, Special Assistant to US President Barack Obama at The Security & Defence Agenda.
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Cyber security is becoming increasingly complicated, as connected electronic devices become more pervasive in everyday objects, and malicious actors become more willing to be destructive.
The maritime domain is the global common that for millennia has united peoples of different social, religious and economic background. This autumn presents a window of opportunity to exploit the maritime domain and to re-energise the worn-out EU-NATO relationship.
Why we need to be patient with Russia
"Patience, patience" counselled one Cold War veteran George Kennan after the break-up of the USSR. Simon Serfaty takes a critical look at how the West should be handling Moscow in light of the Ukraine crisis.
Tracing the origins of the Ukraine crisis: Should the EU share the blame?
The EU didn't create the Ukraine crisis, but it must take responsibility for ending it. Alyona Getmanchuk traces the origins of Europe’s dangerous stand-off between East and West and warns that Brussels must unambiguously define its own goals and intentions
An Asian NATO would help defuse tensions
The lack of international security institutions in East Asia is contributing to growing tensions in the region, says South Korea’s former foreign minister Yoon Young-kwan.
The Security & Defence Agenda regularly welcomes high level speakers from the international and national sphere of politics, the military, private sector, civil society, and academia to discuss the issues that shape global security and defence.