Access Partnership Co-Writes a Paper on Cybersecurity Culture, Norms and Values

Posted on 17th August 2018

Access Partnership’s Ryan Johnson co-wrote a background paper to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Best Practices Forum on Cybersecurity. The paper is focusing on the culture, norms and values in cybersecurity and the plan of action on the Best Practice Forums (BPFs). Download the paper here.

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New America: Progress, Pauses, and Power Shifts in China’s Cybersecurity Law Regime

Posted on 20th July 2018

China’s Cybersecurity Law (CSL) has a remarkably wide reach in Chinese society, serving as the centerpiece of perhaps the most comprehensive cyberspace governance regime in the world. Still, more than a year after official implementation, a great deal of the regulatory and standards-setting work remains incomplete. Access Partnership’s Public Policy Manager Xiaomeng Lu looks at the the progress and setbacks of CSL in a guest article for New America.

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ASEAN Smart Cities: What About the Governance Issues?

Posted on 10th July 2018

As the ASEAN Chair this year, Singapore is proposing an ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) framework that will create a set of normative guidelines to inform a member state’s smart city development. Seha Yatim reflects on governance issues that may arise as ASEAN member states pursue their smart cities initiatives.

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What to Do When Your Hacker Is a Nation State?

Posted on 5th July 2018

Companies have learned to deal with cyber criminals going after their data, whether sophisticated transnational crime syndicates or the “somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds.” But what about when a powerful nation-state decides to attack a company’s systems?

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The Business Times: Fortifying Retail Operations as Cyberthreats Intensify

Posted on 29th May 2018

Ryan Johnson, Senior Public Policy Manager, Access Partnership co-wrote a guest article for The Business Times. The article looks at the cyber challenges and potential solutions for the retail sector.

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Four Takeaways from techUK’s Cyber in the Digital Economy Event

Posted on 23rd May 2018

From updates on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to intelligence-based cybersecurity, here are Access Partnership’s top four takeaways from the event.

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The Diplomat: Scoping Critical Information Infrastructure in China

Posted on 22nd May 2018

Xiaomeng Lu, International Public Policy Manager, Access Partnership wrote a guest article for The Diplomat.

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Five Takeaways from Cybersecurity in Retail Workshop

Posted on 15th May 2018

On 10 May, Access Partnership and JurisAsia co-hosted a workshop on cybersecurity in the retail and consumer goods industry. Legal and policy experts from the Cybersecurity Agency of Singapore (CSA), Lazada, JurisAsia and Access Partnership provided an insight into how regulators and businesses can deal with cybersecurity challenges. From the role of technology to the need for harmonised regulation, check out the top five takeaways from the event.

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Access Partnership to Host Workshop on ”Cybersecurity in Retail and Consumer Goods Industry” in Singapore

Posted on 19th April 2018

Join Access Partnership and JurisAsia for this workshop on 10 May to get an insight into how regulators and businesses can deal with cybersecurity challenges. During the panel discussion, you’ll also hear from our industry, legal and policy experts on the potential risks and measures for cybersecurity.

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Access Partnership to Host Debates on Cybersecurity and Data Privacy in New York on 23 and 24 May

Posted on 13th April 2018

The forum will be a day and a half, off-the-record event for government and legal affairs staff to bring their concerns and questions to be answered by experts, as well as to develop a sense of where and how these policy issues are developing.

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Access Partnership Co-Writes a Paper on China’s Reorganisation Plan for Cybersecurity

Posted on 27th March 2018

Access Partnership’s China practice lead Xiaomeng Lu co-wrote a report for New America on the Chinese government’s reorganisation plan for cybersecurity. 

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Access Partnership appoints Alexis Serfaty as Director of Global Public Policy

Posted on 27th March 2018

Based in Washington, DC, Alexis Serfaty will be responsible for driving our expanding operations and will lead the data governance and cybersecurity teams.

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EU Pitches for Data Protection Gold Standard

Posted on 19th March 2018

On 25 May, the General Data Protection Regulation becomes legally enforceable – after six years of the most intensive lobbying campaign in EU policy-making history, says Matt Allison. Will the EU reap a benefit from imposing tough data protection standards on third countries?

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Access Partnership to Host WSIS 2018 Panel on Cybersecurity

Posted on 15th March 2018

On this panel, we will identify the most pressing challenges to government and industry, and discuss recommendations to address them. We’ll use the discussion to share ideas and good practice from across the board in order to find a workable framework that benefits all stakeholders.

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Access Partnership to Host Debates on Cybersecurity and Data Privacy in San Francisco on 19 and 20 March

Posted on 9th March 2018

The forum will be a day and a half, off-the-record event for government and legal affairs staff to bring their concerns and questions to be answered by experts, as well as to develop a sense of where and how these policy issues are developing.

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Access Partnership Paper on Norms for Cybersecurity in Southeast Asia

Posted on 23rd November 2017

Broad adoption of cybersecurity norms can help promote social development, economic development, and lend stability and security. That’s why Access Partnership have published a white paper on cybersecurity norms in Southeast Asia for the Global Conference on CyberSpace.

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Access Partnership Hosts Expert Roundtable on Cybersecurity for Post-Brexit UK

Posted on 28th September 2017

The UK wants to position itself as a highly secure place to do business after leaving the EU, but is it doing the right things to address cybersecurity? Access Partnership convened a round table forum of experts from civil society and the private sector to ask questions on hot-button issues from increased surveillance to international cybersecurity cooperation.

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New Wiper Malware Highlights Threat to Law Firms and Consultancies

Posted on 6th July 2017

DLA Piper’s breach by the Petya malware should be a wake-up call to companies that deal with sensitive information. Among large corporations, some protection is common – but is it enough, and how can smaller businesses manage this threat?

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Five Eyes Communiqué Heralds Potential Reigniting of Crypto Wars

Posted on 6th July 2017

Some institutions in The Five Eyes countries have always wanted to weaken cryptography, but others have stood as a bulwark against them. As political pressure to undermine encryption grows, will they reignite the Crypto Wars?

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