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GCSC Cyberstability Update, December 7th, 2018

GCSC Cyberstability Update, December 7th, 2018 Your weekly news updates on the GCSC, its members, and relevant developments in the field of international cyber affairs. For more information about the GCSC, please visit . THE GCSC IN THE NEWS: Former Estonian Foreign Minister Urges Cooperation in Cyberattack Attribution, Policy The article by Kelly Jackson Higgins was published in  Dark Reading , 5 th  December 2018   Black Hat Europe 2018, London. As nation-state cyberattacks continue to evolve into more complex and disruptive campaigns, the pressure is on for countries to set specific cybernorms and support one another in the attribution of nation-state hacks, according to  Marina Kaljurand , chair of the  Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace  (GCSC) and Member of the UN Secretary General's High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation.   Read More ‘Cyber-Attacks have become the New Normality’ The article by Catherine Chapman was published

EVENT: Human Rights violations in Gilgit Baltistan

Russia Review by P.S.Raghavan

Ambassador P. S. Raghavan Convenor, National Security Advisory Board Former Indian Ambassador to Russia (2014-16) NOVEMBER 2018 | VOL 03 ISSUE 11 |  MONT HLY Overview   • Trump-Putin meeting postponed twice • France, Germany sought to mediate Kerch strait standoff • President Putin’s pivot to ASEAN and EAS • Syrian impasse, Libyan opportunity • Moscow format on Afghanistan recorded diplomatic success • Defence & economic dialogue with India; military exercises with Pakistan  Russia-US dialogue stalled twice The much anticipated (in Russia) Putin-Trump November 11 meeting in Paris, for which the ground had been laid by the visit to Moscow of US NSA Bolton in October (Review 10/18), was postponed to the margins of the G-20 Summit in Buenos Aires (November 29-December 1), apparently to avoid deflection of focus from the World War I Armistice commemoration events. Two developments later in the month – one domestic and one external – eventually ensured that the meeting did n

Newsletter: Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace

CYBERSTABILITY UPDATE – NOVEMBER 2018 Tuesday 4th of December 2018  Sign up to the weekly newsletter! This Cyberstability Update is an overview of all articles included in our Weekly Newsletters for the month. Want to receive these updates on a weekly basis?  Sign up here  to receive our weekly newsletter on the work of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC), its members and developments in the field of international cyber policy. The GCSC in the News A Rules-Based Order to Keep the Internet Open and Secure The article by  Marietje Schaake  was published in the  Georgetown Journal of International Affairs , 30 th  October 2018 When J.P. Barlow presented his 1996 “Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace” in Davos, cyberspace was idealized as a separate universe, detached from the ‘real’ world, with no government controls and no national boundaries. Twenty-two years later, this libertarian dream of the open internet has been buried with J.P. Barlow. The