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The National Cyber Security Strategy: The British Experience to Date

Thursday 18 April 2019
Schouwburgstraat 2
2511 VA The Hague

Cyber security is the vogue national security issue of this decade, being almost unique in receiving increased funding when defence spending on the whole has come down following costly wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In this talk, Danny Steed will introduce attendees to cyber security before examining the British experience of building and executing the National Cyber Security Strategy, exploring the key components of thinking and the key events that have shaped British thinking, including the WannaCry attack in 2017. Discussion will end with the prospects on where British cyber security is looking to go next.

No registration needed.

About the speaker

Dr. Danny Steed, formerly Lecturer in Strategy and Defence at the University of Exeter, UK, is now Head of Strategy at ReSolve Cyber, a cyber security consultancy in London. Dr. Steed has also previously served in the British Government in operational cyber security, and is currently a Visiting Fellow at The Hague's Cyber Norms Program. His second book, The Politics and Technology of Cyberspace, will be published by Routledge in June 2019.

For whom?

Students of Leiden University and for all interested in cyber security.

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