Transnational Cybersecurity

The Principles of Distributed Authority for Transnational Cybersecurity: Is Cooperation with China Possible?

Abstract: 

As they share power and authority, state and non-state actors alike are collectively responsible for the way cyberspace is, will be, and should be. Building on the concept of distributed authority and its underlying principles, this paper proposes a set of principles that underpin transnational cybersecurity strategies. It argues that any transnational security strategy for the digital age needs to be based on an ethical framework that puts collaboration at the centre. In addition, the article applies the principles in a short analysis of Chinese official documents and speeches to demonstrate that these principles are more universal than other researchers have argued.

Journal of Information Warfare

The definitive publication for the best and latest research and analysis on information warfare, information operations, and cyber crime. Available in traditional hard copy or online.

Keywords

C

C2
C2S
CDX
CIA
CIP
CPS

D

DNS
DoD
DoS

I

IA
ICS

S

SOA

X

XRY

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