Is the GCC Cyber Resilient?

How would the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) respond to a serious cyber incident? This could be a global ransomware event, a critical infrastructure incident targeted at the energy sector, or an attack on government departments. This paper examines cyber resilience in the states of the GCC. 

Chatham House briefing Published 9 March 2020 Updated 14 December 2020 ISBN: 978 1 78413 388 7

Saudi nationals attend the Gitex 2018 exhibition at the Dubai World Trade Center in Dubai
on 16 October 2018.
— Saudi nationals attend the Gitex 2018 exhibition at the Dubai World Trade Center in Dubai on 16 October 2018.

Dr James Shires

Former Senior Research Fellow, International Security Programme