Guide to developing a national cybersecurity strategy
In the past two decades, a global digital revolution has transformed societies and cultures, benefiting billions of people. However, while the Internet has become central to realizing economic and social opportunities, cyberthreats are also evolving rapidly and compromising trust in ICT — and only 76 countries have a clear plan in place to address that. Guide to Developing a National Cybersecurity Strategy — Strategic Engagement in Cybersecurity draws on the experiences and knowledge of 12 contributors from the public and private sectors to set out how to identify a common approach to risk management, establish response capabilities and contingency plans, promote information-sharing, conduct cybersecurity exercises, and encourage skills development. The guide looks at the overarching principles of devising a cybersecurity strategy, from human rights to best practices, and can assist policy-makers in developing offensive and defensive cybersecurity capabilities that protect our assets against illegal and destructive activities in cyberspace.