Global Future Council on Cybersecurity
Global Future Council on Cybersecurity
Council mission and objectives
Our dependence on digital infrastructure is accelerating and cybersecurity has become the “great facilitator” of activity in the digital economy. Cybersecurity underpins the trust needed for smooth interactions between citizens, civil society, the private sector and government. At the same time, cyber attacks have become more disruptive, targeting critical infrastructure, core public services, vulnerable communities and personal privacy. Cyber incidents can cascade across industries and borders. The collaboration needed to secure digital societies makes cybersecurity much more than a technical conundrum.
The Global Future Council on Cybersecurity will focus on the challenges of creating secure digital ecosystems. It will continue to build on recent work responding to emerging technology risk, such as quantum technology; support collaboration on the governance and interoperability of digital systems; and facilitate cross-border cohesion of cybersecurity standards and regulations.
Forum Council Manager:
- Sean Doyle, Lead, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum
Mobilizing thought leadership for impact
The Global Future Councils serve as a brain trust for leaders from government, business and civil society, and support the Forum’s mission by bringing together experts bound by a shared mission to discuss the most critical issues, generate insights and analysis, and collaborate in shaping agendas.
Engage in 2 multistakeholder projects relating to the Platform’s priorities
A global multi stakeholder initiative aiming to help build a secure quantum economy ChallengeThe Quantum Computing age is growing ever closer, and it could render obsolete the current encryption on which most enterpri...
This initiative seeks to establish a global consensus among key stakeholders around what digital trust means and what measurable steps we can take to improve the trustworthiness of digital technologies through securit...
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How the world can prepare for quantum-computing cyber risks
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How to succeed in an increasingly risky cyber environment
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The quantum computer revolution: here tomorrow, so we must prepare today
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4 principles for securing the digital identity ecosystem
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