The Quest for Cyber Peace
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The Quest for Cyber Peace

This publication aims to promote the concept of global cyber peace by examining how ICTs underpin everyday life; evaluating current cyberthreats and trends; analysing the impacts of cybercrime and cyber conflict; assessing the validity of current legal frameworks; defining the concept of cyber peace, and establishing it as an overriding guiding principle for peaceful behaviour in cyberspace; and charting a path forward.

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In the world of 2011, we enjoy the benefits of a boundless global information society, but with these benefits comes the threat of cyber attacks. They can arise anywhere, at anytime, and cause immense damage in the blink of an eye. This potential damage is increased exponentially by the linking of information and communication technologies (ICTs) with vital national infrastructures.