The Importance of a Transnational Cyber-Defense Policy for NATO

Most NATO Allies have been experiencing a gap between the identification of the existence of cyber-threats, and the implementation of cyber-defense policies. What is lacking in today’s cyber-security landscape is a clear, transnational policy for all members of the Alliance. Yet, through NDPP, NATO can encourage policy harmonization by setting standard requirements, and encouraging inter-state cooperation with those at the forefront of cyber-security, such as Israel.

Although NATO has been implementing a cyber-defense policy since 2008, the current security landscape calls for an urgent transnational policy that will focus on inter-state cooperation within NATO, in order to counter the growing threat of cyber-attacks against governments and institutions.

Read the op-ed here.

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