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Introduction to Internet Governance and Cyber-security

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Cyber-Security subtopic in Internet Governance educational series
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Introduction to Internet Governance and Cyber-security

  1. 1. 1 Internet Governance Series Issue: Economic Topic: Cyber Security Presentation by Glenn McKnight IEEE Member
  2. 2. 2 Sub Topic 1 Internet Governance Series Overview The Internet Governance series provides insights into the inner workings of Internet Governance from multiple perspectives. This section focuses Cybersecurity as part of the economic perspective
  3. 3. 3 Sub Topic 1 Internet Governance Series Introduction Cybersecurity is among the main concerns of governments, Internet users, techinical and business communities. Cyberthreats and cyberattacks are on the increase, and so is the extent of the financial loss. Yet, when the Internet was first invented, security was not a concern for the inventors. In fact, the Internet was originally designed for use by a closed circle of (mainly) academics. Communication among its users was open.
  4. 4. 4 Sub Topic 1 Internet Governance Series Types Cybersecurity issues includes ● Action- data interception or interference, illegal access, DOS and Indentity theft ● Criminal- hackers cyber criminals or terrorists ● Target- Anyone from individuals, companies, government or the military
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  6. 6. 6 Sub Topic 1 Internet Governance Series Canadian Stats ● Canada has more computers per capita than any other country (129 devices per 100 people) and Canadians are the heaviest Internet users in the world spending more than 40 hours online per person, per month. ● The current global market for cybersecurity products and services is expected to grow to over $170 billion by 2020, and the job market for cyber pros is expected to rise by six million in the next four years. ● About 70% of Canadian businesses have been victim of cyber attacks — average cost $15 000 per incident. Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
  7. 7. 7 Sub Topic 1 Internet Governance Series The Challenge The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence “The digital economy increasingly shapes and drives the broader economy. For Canadians to prosper and be confident digital innovators, they need to know that the networks that enable their efforts and safeguard their assets and information are secure. I am committed to making Canada a global centre for innovation – one that creates jobs, drives growth across all industries and improves the lives of Canadians. ”
  8. 8. 8 Sub Topic 1 Internet Governance Series Norton Security Report THE SCALE OF CONSUMER CYBERCRIME ONE-AND-A- HALF MILLION VICTIMS DAILY ● THE GLOBAL PRICE TAG OF CONSUMER CYBERCRIME US $110 BILLION ANNUALLY ● CHANGING FACE OF CYBERCRIME CYBERCRIME GOES SOCIAL AND MOBILE ● SECURITY IQ: MIXED REPORT CARD FOR CONSUMERS. CONSUMERS WISE UP TO TRADITIONAL THREATS, BUT MANY STILL UNAWARE AS TO HOW CYBERCRIME IS RAPIDLY EVOLVING ● STRONG PASSWORDS ARE KEY EMAIL A POTENTIAL GATEWAY FOR CYBERCRIMINALS
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  10. 10. 10 Sub Topic 1 Internet Governance Series Impact of Cybercrime It's reported that cybercrime in some cases can cost an economy o up to 2% of their GDP Source OAS http://www.oas.org/en/default.asp
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  12. 12. 12 Internet Governance Series What can we do?
  13. 13. 13 Internet Governance Series Learning Resources Global Cyber Expertise Forum http://www.thegfce.com/ Global forum for cyber capacity building. In the GFCE over 50 organizations and states work together on practical initiatives to strengthen cybersecurity, fight cybercrime, protect online data and support e- governance.
  14. 14. Sub Topic 2 Internet Governance Series To keep up to date visit the Diplo Digital Watch http://digitalwatch.giplatform.org/issues/cybersecurity
  15. 15. Sub Topic 2 Internet Governance Series Images Norton Security Report http://tinyurl.com/j97gevb Expanding Threat http://tinyurl.com/jxzkpts

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