SDA cyber-security initiative
The Security & Defence Agenda is launching a cyber-security initiative to span several debates and an in-depth report with practical recommendations from around the world and to be distributed widely to policymakers and industry experts.

The SDA’s cyber-security initiative is built on a sound track-record – reports from past SDA activities in cyber-security are listed on this page.

EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström to launch SDA cyber-security initiative

9 November 2011

EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström will give the keynote speech at the launch of the SDA’s cyber-security initiative, “Defining cyber-security“. Other speakers include representatives from NATO, the US, the UK.



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Cyber debates

Video interviews and opinion articles by international experts


05 October 2011


07 October 2011

View more articles and video contributions.

Cyber-attack logbook

Daily updates on cyber-attacks


+++13/10/2011 Cloud-based cyber-attack on Raytheon+++


+++11/10/2011 Cyber-attack hits Turkish government sites+++


More recent cyber-attacks

Independent Advisory Board

SDA cyber-study

The SDA is currently conducting an ambitious study, a form of stress-test of cyber-security preparedness of NATO, the EU, their member states and allies. This global research project will be presented at debates in Washington DC and Brussels in January 2012.

Upcoming events


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The SDA’s cyber-security initiative is supported by a coalition of public and private partners:
















Get involved

For more information on opinion-pieces, events, or papers, please contact Project Manager Igor Garcia-Tapia on igor.garcia-tapia(a)


For information on partnership opportunities, please contact Senior Manager Pauline Massart on pauline.massart(a)securitydefence