Global Commission Urges Protecting Electoral Infrastructure

Bratislava, May 24, 2018 - The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) decided to advocate a prohibition on the disruption of elections through cyber attacks on the technical infrastructure that supports elections. Specifically, the proposed norm reads as follows: “State and non-state actors should not pursue, support or

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Protecting the Electoral Process and its Institutions

Prepared by Sean Kanuck January 2018 This thought piece is prepared for the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) to (a) facilitate its understanding of critical cyber security issues related to protecting the democratic institutions necessary to conduct free and fair elections, and (b) identify key topics that may

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Towards a Holistic Approach for Internet Related Public Policy Making

Can the Helsinki Process of the 1970s be a Source of Inspiration to Enhance Stability in Cyberspace?   GCSC Thought Piece Prepared by Wolfgang Kleinwächter January 2018 20 years ago, Internet governance was a technical issue with some political implications. Today, Internet Governance is a key political issue with some technical

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GCSC Issue Brief 1: Briefings and Memos from the Research Advisory Group

The briefings and memos included in this issue were developed by independent researchers working within the GCSC Research Advisory Group. The papers included here were submitted to the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) in order to support its deliberations in New Delhi in November 2017. The research

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GCSC Request for Proposals: Call for Research

As a result of the Commission Meeting in Delhi the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) issued a set of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for four research projects. The deliverable product is a report that upholds to the standards of an academic journal to inform the deliberations of the

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Call to Protect the Public Core of the Internet

NEW DELHI, Nov. 21, 2017, The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) today released a call to action by all Internet stakeholders to safeguard the general availability and integrity of the Internet. GCSC Commissioners issued a "Call to Protect the Public Core of the Internet". The declaration urges

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RESEARCH PROJECT 1: THE PUBLIC CORE OF THE INTERNET

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) [CLOSED]: As a result of the First Full GCSC Meeting in Tallinn, the Commission issued a set of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for the first Research Project on the Public Core of the Internet. This project consists of five lots: 1A – Defining the Public core of the Internet

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