• Security Europe

Europe needs to enhance its stand on the security of space activities

Space matters for the world and for Europe. Over the last 60 years it has become an increasing presence in our society, supporting telecommunications and broadcasting, weather forecasting, Earth observation and environment monitoring. We rely on space activities for positioning, navigation and timing, and increasingly for security and defence. Space is radically transforming our daily… Read article ›

  • Debating Security Plus
  • Security Europe

Arms sales rules working on paper – just not in practice

Once again, European arms exports are contributing to crisis in the Middle East, and war in the Middle East is creating a crisis of European public policy. In August 1990, Iraq invaded Kuwait using weapons supplied by all five permanent members of the UN Security Council as well as a host of other weapons producers. Today, European-supplied weapons are playing an… Read article ›

  • Debating Security Plus
  • Security Europe

Evidence in the cloud and the rule of law in cyberspace: avoiding the ‘jungle’

The rule of law in cyberspace is at risk. Criminal justice authorities need to be able to secure electronic evidence, including on servers in the cloud, to protect society and individuals against crime online. The powers to obtain such evidence must to be subject to data protection and other safeguards. Proposals to move ahead are… Read article ›