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Cyber Sovereignty och Ryssland: Rysk informationssäkerhet under 2000-talet

Dalfelt, Anders LU (2015) UNDK01 20151
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This paper examines the statements of Ruslan Gatarov and Sergei Zheleznyak regarding the strengthening of Russian ’cyber sovereignty’. The purpose of the paper is to define cyber sovereignty from a Russian perspective using selected theory on cyber-power and sovereignty in cyberspace by David Betz and Tim Stevens as well as empirical research by various authors. The paper concludes that in the Russian context cyberspace is defined as a holistic concept, comprising the Western definition as well as Russian identity and culture. From this perspective the amount of threats emanating from cyberspace are far greater than from its western counterpart. Cyber sovereignty from a Russian perspective entails trying to apply Westphalian principles of... (More)
This paper examines the statements of Ruslan Gatarov and Sergei Zheleznyak regarding the strengthening of Russian ’cyber sovereignty’. The purpose of the paper is to define cyber sovereignty from a Russian perspective using selected theory on cyber-power and sovereignty in cyberspace by David Betz and Tim Stevens as well as empirical research by various authors. The paper concludes that in the Russian context cyberspace is defined as a holistic concept, comprising the Western definition as well as Russian identity and culture. From this perspective the amount of threats emanating from cyberspace are far greater than from its western counterpart. Cyber sovereignty from a Russian perspective entails trying to apply Westphalian principles of national borders to the cyberspace domain in order to mitigate threats to the national and cultural security of the Russian Federation. (Less)
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author
Dalfelt, Anders LU
supervisor
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course
UNDK01 20151
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Ruslan Gatarov, Sergei Zheleznyak, Russian Federation, cyber sovereignty, information sovereignty
language
Swedish
id
5436201
date added to LUP
2015-11-18 15:02:40
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2015-11-18 15:02:40
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  abstract     = {This paper examines the statements of Ruslan Gatarov and Sergei Zheleznyak regarding the strengthening of Russian ’cyber sovereignty’. The purpose of the paper is to define cyber sovereignty from a Russian perspective using selected theory on cyber-power and sovereignty in cyberspace by David Betz and Tim Stevens as well as empirical research by various authors. The paper concludes that in the Russian context cyberspace is defined as a holistic concept, comprising the Western definition as well as Russian identity and culture. From this perspective the amount of threats emanating from cyberspace are far greater than from its western counterpart. Cyber sovereignty from a Russian perspective entails trying to apply Westphalian principles of national borders to the cyberspace domain in order to mitigate threats to the national and cultural security of the Russian Federation.},
  author       = {Dalfelt, Anders},
  keyword      = {Ruslan Gatarov,Sergei Zheleznyak,Russian Federation,cyber sovereignty,information sovereignty},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Cyber Sovereignty och Ryssland: Rysk informationssäkerhet under 2000-talet},
  year         = {2015},
}