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Brexit and Cyber Security

Tim Stevens and Kevin O'Brien
RUSI Journal, 25 July 2019
Cyber, Brexit Briefings, UK
The UK will need to rely on new methods of cooperation with its European neighbours.

Brexit is likely to have an effect on UK–EU cyber security cooperation. While there are ongoing reasons to be positive about the state of UK–EU cyber security, Tim Stevens and Kevin O’Brien show how Brexit will have negative impacts on cybercrime policing and cyber threat intelligence sharing, particularly in a ‘no-deal’ scenario, and argue that the absence of a negotiated settlement will damage the cyber security of the UK and the EU.

BANNER IMAGE: After Brexit, the UK wants to be more than just a visitor to Europol, one of the EU's key agencies coordinating action against cybercrime. Courtesy of PA Images/Yuriko Nakao

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