The coordinated international action targeting hostile Russian cyber operations represents a real determination by Western governments not to leave cyber an uncontested space for Russia. But the question remains as to what steps governments can take that will actually deter Russia from continuing their hostile cyber operations.
Alexander Babuta, Marion Oswald and Christine Rinik
This report seeks to critically assess the use of machine learning algorithms for policing, and provide practical recommendations designed to contribute to the fast-moving debate over policy and governance in this area.
Brigadier General John Hyten discusses the current and future use of space by the US military, from improving aerospace capabilities to the potential offered by space-based surveillance systems. As the leading space-faring nation, the US is looking to build international cooperation with the aim of maximising expertise and responsible participation in the use of space.
The use of the sea remains fundamental to international security. At a time of increasing public spending constraints, what is the significance of naval force – and of the Royal Navy in particular – in supporting national and international defence and security.
Technological advances are making computer simulations a credible alternative to costly field exercises and live firings – and in some cases they are preferred. With ever more realism and likeness to the battlespace, technology is replacing traditional modelling, validation and training techniques, particularly for guided weapons. Ben Toomer takes a closer look
Dr Andrew James, Senior Lecturer in Science and Technology Policy and Management at Manchester Business School argues that the traditional closed model of defence innovation is broken and a new era of open innovation beckons, placing a strong emphasis on a closer relationship between government, industry, universities and non-traditional sources of research and technology