Originally Featured on University of Colorado Business, Political Science 

Defending Democracy: The Road to Cyber Global Governance in Safeguarding Elections

By Kiana Harkema


Since Russian interference into the 2016 United States Presidential Election, the need for stronger safeguards against cyberattacks upon elections has never been more apparent. Cyberattacks transcend national borders and require international cooperation if effective deterrence measures are to be established – this means establishing acceptable and unacceptable behavior in cyberspace. While progress had been made in this endeavor, it is unclear whether nations are successful in translating the normative values they hold domestically to an international framework. READ THE FULL ARTICLE AND ABSTRACT HERE.