Research and analysis

The global cyber game

This report provides a systematic way of thinking about cyberpower and its use by a variety of global players.


A synthesis of the findings of the Defence Academy Cyber Inquiry. The Inquiry was an open source research programme formed in response to a strategic research question posed by the Ministry of Defence. The report gives an overview of the Cyber Inquiry’s big-picture conclusions.

The global cyberpower contest is framed as a Global Cyber Game, played out on a ‘Cyber Gameboard’ – a framework that can be used for strategic and tactical thinking about cyber strategy.

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Published 8 May 2013