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    Business, Organisational and governance modalities of collaborative cybersecurity networks

    Tagarev, Todor and Davis, Bríd Á. and Cooke, Michael (2022) Business, Organisational and governance modalities of collaborative cybersecurity networks. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 81 (7). pp. 9431-9443. ISSN 1380-7501

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    Countering advanced cyber threats requires investments in awareness and qualified personnel, as well as advanced technological solutions. Very few companies have the competencies and capacity to attempt to provide comprehensive solutions and sustain the technological drive and skill levels. Novel organisational solutions are needed to deliver advantages vis-à-vis both threat actors and competitors. The European Union sees one potential solution in the establishment of a network of cybersecurity competence centres. Starting in the beginning of the century, the creation of collaborative networked organisations in other fields demonstrated significant benefits in sharing knowledge, resources, and risk to exploit quickly emerging market opportunities. The major challenge in creating networked organisations is to provide long-term, effective collaboration through adequate governance and management. To support the elaboration of a solid governance model of a cybersecurity competence network in a Horizon 2020 research project, this article presents the results of a study of 92 existing network organisations working in cybersecurity and closely related fields. It presents the implemented methodological approach, the identification of main types of business models depending on funding streams and the degree of coordination among partners, organisational modalities, and prevailing governance models depending on member representation on senior governance bodies

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Cite as: Tagarev, T., Davis, B.Á. & Cooke, M. Business, Organisational and governance modalities of collaborative cybersecurity networks. Multimed Tools Appl 81, 9431–9443 (2022).
    Keywords: Cybersecurity; Collaborative networked organisation; CNO; Organisational modalities;Business model; Governance requirements; Governance model; ECHO project;
    Academic Unit: Assisting Living & Learning,ALL institute
    Faculty of Science and Engineering > Psychology
    Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Institutes > Edward M Kennedy Institute
    Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Institutes > Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute, MUSSI
    Item ID: 16919
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    Depositing User: Dr Michael Cooke
    Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2023 12:57
    Journal or Publication Title: Multimedia Tools and Applications
    Publisher: Springer link
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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