Redes de ciberinteligencia: una tipología

Translated title of the contribution: Cyber Intelligence Networks: A Typology

Jori Pascal Kalkman*, Lotte Wieskamp

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

In this research, we identify different types of cyber intelligence networks and specify their unique characteristics. While existing research discusses intelligence cooperation in general terms or analyzes single case studies, we provide insight in the diversity of cyber intelligence networks in existence. Based on a qualitative study of cyber intelligence networks in the Netherlands, we identify four distinct types: centralized networks, business networks, operational networks, and local networks. These networks differ in terms of their history, activities, governance structure, communication frequency, goal consensus, member commitment, and perceived results. Based on the typology, we claim that the network type influences the challenges and outcomes of cyber intelligence cooperation. Next, we argue for an expanded focus on private sector engagement in these networks. Lastly, we advocate for incentivizing bottom-up cyber intelligence cooperation.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)4-24
Number of pages21
JournalInternational Journal of Intelligence, Security, and Public Affairs
Volume21
Issue number1
Early online date17 Apr 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2019

Keywords

  • cooperation
  • Cyber
  • intelligence
  • networks
  • typology

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