For nations and international organizations, global security is vital to ensure mutual safety and security. As technology advances, it is more important than ever to get informed from trustworthy sources and essential to have a clear understanding of political, military, and economic trends around the world as well as the origins of possible rising threats.
In doing so, this international journal delivers background information, recent trends and news regarding global security and cybersecurity collected and reviewed by a highly skilled team formed of multi-disciplinary experts and academics. The materials included seek to inform an international audience of global security as well as security challenges and risks.
Technical security plays a crucial part in our society for important data collected by the government, military, medical, and financial institutions are stored on computers and/or other electronic devices. A substantial part of that data can mean personal information, intellectual property or financial data, case in which unauthorized access could potentially cause a great deal of harm and would lead to multiple negative consequences. Hence, having a safe and resilient cyberspace is directly proportional to the national security of a country and its economic vitality.
A secure cyberspace would protect any data, programs, networks, and devices from digital attacks, damages, and unauthorized access. However, as technology advances, threats advance as well, so that the way to approach the issue has to be innovative and ever-evolving as its risks are. Ideally, this should be constantly monitored and assessed in real-time so that organizations could keep up with the threat.
For companies to manage cybersecurity, which in the end is essential to global security, they have to be ceaselessly prepared to meet the inevitable risks and recover the normal operations while protecting the institution’s reputation. One has to be aware of the most important data the company stores and prepare in advance for the damages that a cyber threat could impose. Such preparing consists in thoroughly considering what that damage would mean for the institution if such data were to be exposed, lost or wrongfully used.
This journal seeks to advise on the latest techniques used to assess such a problem, preparing beforehand to prevent much greater harm and find the befitted way to secure such data as well as the steps to take following a possible cyber risk assessment. To be fully prepared is to develop and implement a plan in case such risk would occur and effectively detect and respond to any security threats.