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The cybersecurity strategy of the European Union and its implications for Korea

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Frame of Image tional security, but also for international status. “The Cybersecurity Strategy of the European Union”, published in 2013, represents the beginning of efforts by the EU to develop an integrated position in the efforts to unite the fragmented cyberspace capacity of its member states and regulate cyber activity. Given the market size of the EU as well as its influence on the global market, cyberspace―where interdependence between the public and private sectors is especially high―is an area in which the EU can confidently take the lead in promoting international cooperation. This paper will explore the main issues of cybersecurity in light of the EU’s Cybersecurity Strategy and provide an outlook for international cybersecurity cooperation.
2. Obstacles for International Cybersecurity Cooperation
There are four critical obstacles facing international cybersecurity cooperation. First, cyber threats are asymmetric in that cyber attacks can be launched with a relatively low budget and basic technology, while effective cyber resilience requires a huge monetary investment and sophisticated technology. Societies or regions with higher dependencies on information and communication systems tend to suffer greater damages from cyber attacks. On the other hand, countries that are less dependent on information networks are either less likely to be the targets of cyber attacks or the resulting damages tend to be not so big. Therefore, countries that are the most vulnerable to cyber threats a


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Title The cybersecurity strategy of the European Union and its implications for Korea
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Material Type Reports
Author(English)

Jun, Hae-won

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[Seoul]:Korea National Diplomatic Academy

Date 2014-02
Series Title; No IFANS Brief / 2013-37
Pages 7
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Europe(Europe)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Government and Law < International Politics
Holding IFANS