National Cyber Defence Policies. WINTER 2020

Digitalization made our societies and admed forces vulnerable to cyber threats, turning cyber defense into a natural task for all defense organizations. This issue of Connections: The Quarterly Journal looks into the experience of Austria, Germany, Israel, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States, providing valuable examples of policies, doctrinal aspects, organization and procedures the military applies to counter cyber threats. It further emphasises the importance of international cooperation, in particular in the framework of NATO, the European Union, and their partnerships, for promoting international norms and best practice in the provision of cybersecurity.

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