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Common Agenda for Russia and Asean in Cyberspace: Countering Global Threats, Strengthening Cybersecurity, and Fostering Cooperation

Boris Vasilyev, Alexander Kalinin, Alexey Lukatsky, Mikhail Medrish, Vladimir Orlov, Viktor Tarusin, Mikhail Yakushev, Andrew Yarnykh

Over a year after the 2013 APEC summit in Vladivostok, Southeast Asia retains and enhances its appeal to Russia as a promising platform for growing trade and economic ties. At the same time, against the backdrop of growing contradictions with the West, the regional actors in Southeast Asia, including ASEAN, are becoming increasingly important potential partners for Russia both in terms of economic and security cooperation. One major field of such cooperation is cybersecurity, observed under a two-fold perspective of trade cooperation and promotion of Russian solutions to the boosting, though highly competitive regional market, and strategic dialogue with the ASEAN states on ensuring the security of cyberspace on global and regional level. To succeed, the Russian side needs not only highest concentration of political will and diplomatic efforts, but effective engagement of private businesses and experts into its move to the ASEAN market.

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Security Index: A Russian Journal on International Security, Volume 20, Issue 2, 2014