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Whether you’re working on a local collective impact initiative or a national public-private partnership; whether you’re a practitioner or a researcher; whether you’re looking for basics or a detailed look at a particular topic, our Resource Library can help you find the information and tools you need for your cross-sector thinking and practice. The Library — which includes resources from research organizations, advisory groups, training organizations, academic centers and journals, and other sources — spans issue areas, sectors, and partnership types.

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“Protection of critical information infrastructures from cyber-attacks is becoming an acute problem for nation states. … The United States and the European Union are among the first regulatory powers that have adopted important initiatives in the cybersecurity field.” This paper argues that “the approach based…

“Even though U.S. congressional and multilateral efforts aimed at enhancing cybersecurity have thus far largely failed in their aims, courts and regulators are using existing common law doctrines and statutory enactments to hold companies accountable for cyber attacks. However, such judicial and regulatory actions have…

“It is generally understood that the public and private sectors need to collaborate to address the nation’s cybersecurity challenges, yet there remain significant questions regarding the circumstances, nature, and scope of those relationships. Legal, strategic, and pragmatic obstacles often impede effective public-private sector cooperation, which…

“Many leaders in business, civil society and government realize that for the world’s economy to fully derive the value inherent in technological innovation, a robust, coordinated system of global cyber resilience is essential to effectively mitigate the risk of cyberattacks. This view is beginning to…

This report recommends that “governments use all instruments of national power to reduce cyber risks appropriately. In particular, national leaders have accountability for devising a cybersecurity strategy and fostering local, national and global cross-sector cooperation. … [The report discusses] what constitutes a national cybersecurity strategy;…

Especially see “Sharing Responsibility for Cybersecurity” on pp. 17-23. “The public and private sectors’ interests are intertwined with a shared responsibility for ensuring a secure, reliable infrastructure upon which businesses and government services depend. Government and industry leaders both nationally and internationally need to delineate…

“This paper discusses cross-sector infrastructure interdependencies and key risk considerations, analysis approaches, research and development needs, and the range of interdisciplinary skills required for comprehensive cross-sector analysis. Traditional analysis of interdependencies involves characterization of infrastructure-to-infrastructure linkages to identify the key infrastructure components that, if lost…

This article from the Government Business Council (GBC) describes the vulnerability of critical infrastructure and the role of public-private partnerships in protecting critical infrastructure in cyberspace:  “As cyber threats continue to grow in number and sophistication, U.S. critical infrastructure remains extremely vulnerable, and what makes…