Virtual Library

Our research repositories present a collection of open-source resources that showcase research and analysis that has directly influenced our initiatives. Non-IST publications are copyrighted by external authors not affiliated with IST.

Submit your Content

Reports

Playing Telephone — Hoax Calls and the Insecurity of Leader to Leader Communications

Leah Walker

viewpdf

Reports

Atlas of Crisis Communications: Nuclear States

Leah Walker, Andrew Facini

pdf

Reports

Combatting Ransomware: A Comprehensive Framework for Action: Key Recommendations from the Ransomware Task Force

viewpdf

Reports

Future Digital Threats to Democracy – Trends and Drivers

Vera Zakem, Alexa Wehsener, Nina M. Miller

viewpdf

Reports

Hotline Between Two Koreas: Status, Limitations and Future Tasks

Dr. Chung-in Moon and Boo Seung-Chan

viewpdfpodcast icon

Reports

Building Communications Norms Across Nuclear C2

Dr. Salma Shaheen

viewpdf

Reports

Nuclear Hotlines: Origins, Evolution, Applications

Steven E. Miller

viewpdfpodcast icon

Contribute to our Library!

We also welcome additional suggestions from readers, and will consider adding further resources as so much of our work has come through crowd-sourced collaboration already. If, for any chance you are an author whose work is listed here and you do not wish it to be listed in our repository, please, let us know.

SUBMIT CONTENT
Playing now

Virtual Event and Live Q&A with Mr. Nand Mulchandani, Acting Director of the U.S. Department of Defense Joint Artificial Intelligence Center

Cities, Social Media, and Preparedness for Major Threats

Sunil Dubey

SUMMARY

In this essay, Sunil Dubey notes that by 2030, over 65% of the total world population will live in cities. Cities confront the rising influence and penetration of social media platforms on all aspects of urban life. Although this virtual urban life makes cities smarter, more efficient, and more sustainable in many respects, it also subverts the safety, security and resilience of our cities. In light of recent incidents where social media played a vital role, he lays out six principles for safer cities to become better prepared for threats propagated by social media.

download pdf