Technology allows individuals and organizations access to more comprehensive and diverse information, but this access requires that electronic information, networks, data repositories, and data transmissions be adequately safeguarded. RAND has developed a large body of research focused on recognizing the potential threats to information security and data integrity, as well as implications for personal and institutional privacy.
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RAND National Security Research Division;
RAND Labor and Population;
RAND Arroyo Center;
RAND Project AIR FORCE
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Cyberspace is increasingly important for economic growth, openness, and democracy, but poor cybersecurity can make governments, businesses, and individuals open to cyber attack and cyber crime. RAND Europe conducts a range of research on the topic to advise policymakers.
Research Briefs (2)
The Internet of Things builds out from today’s Internet by creating a pervasive and self-organising network of connected, identifiable and addressable physical objects through the use of embedded chips. Several actions could inform a consistent European policy stance.
This research brief addresses key cybersecurity concerns, such as protecting critical products and services and ensuring that software will work. It identifies how organizations perceive the importance of cybersecurity in making investment decisions.