- Critical QuestionsApr 24, 2015
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) released a new strategy on April 23, 2015, to rewire the Pentagon for cyber operations. The 33-page document includes five key strategic goals, ranging from workforce and human capital development to full integration of cyber capabilities into military operations and deterrence.
- ReportApr 23, 2015
Across the United States, individuals and small businesses are increasingly buying and selling goods and services online. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the total value of online transactions in the United States grew from $3 trillion in 2006 to $5.4 trillion in 2012, about a third of U.S. GDP. Increasingly, these transactions are cross border. By 2017, a third of U.S.
- ReportMar 10, 2015
There is broad consensus that improved information sharing is critical to combating cyber threats. This report offers a set of recommendations to address outstanding obstacles to improved sharing of information related to cyber threats.
- BookFeb 20, 2015
Maintaining international security and pursuing American interests is more difficult now than perhaps at any time in history. The security environment that the United States faces is more complex, dynamic, and difficult to predict. At the same time, no domestic consensus exists on the purposes of American power and how best to pursue them.
- CommentaryFeb 2, 2015
According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Internet of Things (IoT) is currently composed of 25 billion connected devices around the world and the number will double to 50 billion within the next five years.
- ReportJan 5, 2015
Opinion surveys demonstrate that a majority of Americans consider Asia the most important region to U.S. interests, and a majority of Asia experts support the Obama administration’s goal of a “pivot” or “rebalance” to the Asia-Pacific region.
- ReportBy Maren Leed, Kathryn Easop, Alvaro Genie, and Jaimie HoskinsDec 17, 2014
On November 10, 2014, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) hosted a one-day conference and workshop to explore the various perspectives of science and technology (S&T) communication. The event brought together key stakeholders from across the government, industry, and academia, with two intended outcomes.
- CommentaryBy Daniel F. Runde, Jeremiah MagpileDec 15, 2014
The global middle class is expected to grow from 1.8 billion in 2009 to 4.9 billion by 2030. Much of this will occur in developing countries where 70 percent of global economic activity will emerge by 2050.
- ReportDec 9, 2014
Americans are reluctant to accept terrorism is part of their daily lives, but attacks have been planned or attempted against American targets (usually airliners or urban areas) almost every year since 9/11. Europe faces even greater risk, given the thousands of EU citizens who will return hardened and radicalized from fighting in Syria and Iraq.
- CommentaryDec 5, 2014
The world of espionage is murky and uncertain. Cyberspace, given its links to espionage, shares these characteristics. This troubles many scholars, who would prefer certainty, and clear, easily discernable responsibilities for action, such as public statements that would say the Russian government was responsible for Estonia and the American government was responsible for Stuxnet.