Structuring the national cyber defence: in evolution towards a Central Cyber Authority: Journal of Cyber Policy

Eviatar Matania, Lior Yoffe, Tal Goldstein

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Abstract


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The unique characteristics of cyberspace challenge current national structures, originally built to cope with conventional threats. This realisation leads nations to search for the adequate structures and processes that could optimally tackle the new cyber risk while protecting core civil rights. This paper describes the three-phase evolution process that most countries have already gone through in structuring their cybersecurity activities. We then analyse the limitations of the current phase and outline the necessity in the next phase of evolution of governmental structures - the formation of a national Central Cyber Authority (CCA), a single civilian entity with concrete operational capabilities, responsible for defending the national cyberspace and leading national cybersecurity efforts. We present the logic behind this next phase of evolution as well as basic principles and components comprising the new CCA and its relations with current governmental organisations - regulators, law enforcement agencies and the intelligence communit
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)16-25
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of cyber policy
Volume2
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017

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