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“Public-private partnerships in national cyber-security strategies”

Abstract: 
This article describes the public sector (government) and private sector’s perspectives on cyber-security and addresses the uncertainty and disjunction between the groups in creating and implementing useful cyber-security strategy together. The article concentrates on the history and role of public-private partnerships in the United States and the United Kingdom which dates back to the Cold War. It proceeds to address the various issues in establishing partnerships including the emergence of multinational companies like Google and poses questions such as whether individuals or the state benefits more from partnerships in cyber-security. Key words: public-private cooperation, national interest, critical infrastructure, internet technology, private-sector investment, “carrot and stick” policy, Edward Snowden, multinational companies, and information sharing.
Author: 
Madeline Carr
Institution: 
University College London
Year: 
2018
Input By: 
Oliver Heins
Affiliation: 
MIT
Industry Focus: 
Electronics
Internet & Cyberspace
Machinery & Equipment
Country: 
United States and the United Kingdom
Datatype(s): 
Bibliographies & Reports
Policies
Theory/Definition