Journal Article - Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

Taking Control of Our Cyber Future

| July 25, 2014

International Engagement on Cyber: 2014

Despite efforts by experienced and driven professionals, multiple cybersecurity challenges plague us today. Key indicators suggest that we are not making enough progress and, in fact, are possibly going backwards. Organizations of all types, including companies, governments, schools, and critical infrastructures, are experiencing increased data breaches,[i] criminal activity, essential e-services disruption, and property destruction.

This must change.

To make differences at scale, this paper outlines four actions, from two points of view: a view focused towards technology and practice, and a view towards policy and law....


[i] A data breach is an intentional or unintentional release of sensitive or secure information to an untrusted environment.


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For Academic Citation:

 Hathaway, Melissa and John Stewart. "Taking Control of Our Cyber Future." Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, (July 25, 2014) .

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