Author: Martha Finnemore
Engaging on the Creation of Cybersecurity Norms
The challenge: How to advise on complex phenomena (creating cybersecurity norms) when the narrative surrounding them is oversimplified.
- In particular, it is difficult to explain to policymakers the intersubjectivity of norms and their sociological basis in a way that is immediately policy relevant.
- The “problem” in question often involves many dimensions not related to norms at all.
Issue Areas: Digital / Cyber Space, Larger Systems: Economy, Environment, TechnologyEngagement Experiences: Arms length writing for policy audiences, Close collaboration with policymakers