Future of Cybersecurity
Future of Cybersecurity
Council mission and objectives
Our dependence on digital infrastructure is accelerating just as cyberattacks have become more disruptive on critical infrastructure, core public services, vulnerable communities and individual privacy. How can cyber risk resilience be strengthened as an integral priority for societies and economies, and for modern organisational leadership?
Hoda Al Khzaimi, Director, Centre for Cybersecurity, Founder & Director EMARTSEC, New York University Abu Dhabi
Michael Daniel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cyber Threat Alliance
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...
The Digital Trust community drives the adoption of more secure and trustworthy technologies help avoid the mistrust trap for citizens, businesses and governments. By identifying and leveraging incentives (from market ...
The US has announced its National Cybersecurity Strategy: Here’s what you need to know
The US National Cybersecurity Strategy seeks to protect critical infrastructure, including hospitals and clean energy facilities, from cyberthreats.
Why we need global rules to crack down on cybercrime
The cost of cybercrime could be $10.5 trillion annually by 2025. Cybercriminals have an international reach, and we need a global approach to tackling them.
Here are 5 things to look forward to in the future - according to 1,000 experts
Experts explore what the world might look like in 2025, and suggest how policymakers, decision-makers and the public can achieve these ‘positive futures’.
Will the battle for space happen on the ground?
As space-based services become more interlinked with terrestrial technology and geopolitical conflicts draw them in, the risk of cyber-attacks increases.
How to disrupt cybercrime networks
The Cybercrime ATLAS is a collaborative research project to learn more about the cybercriminal ecosystem and the major threat actors operating today.
How decentralized systems can help rebuild local communities
Cutting-edge technology makes the local management of data and resources as efficient as central management. Local communities can again manage themselves.
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