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Organization of Economic Co-Operation and Development

The organization of Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) is an international organization of 36 States that share the duty to shape policies that foster prosperity, equity, opportunity and well-being of all citizens through democratic institutions. Regarding Cyberspace activities, the OECD deals with the internet economy, e-government, internet governance, cybersecurity and privacy. It is specialized in critical information and infrastructure protection, promotion of cyber security strategies, defense from malware and botnets, protection of minors online and management of digital identity and its electronic authentication.




Digital Security Risk Management for Economic and Social Prosperity

This OECD Recommendation and its Companion Document provide guidance for all stakeholders on the economic and social prosperity dimension of digital security risk.


Cyber Security Policy Making at a Turning Point (2012)

This document is an analysis of a new generation of national cybersecurity strategies for the Internet Economy.


OECD Guidelines for Security of Information Systems and Networks: Towards a Culture of Security

Adopted in 2002, these Guidelines establish a framework of principles that apply to all participants as to an enhance the security of information systems and networks in order to foster economic prosperity and social development. In 2013 the OECD Committee on Digital Economy Policy (CDEP) agreed to revise these Guidelines.


OECD Digital Economy Outlook (2017)

The biennial OECD Digital Economy Outlook examines and documents evolutions and emerging opportunities and challenges in the digital economy. It highlights how OECD countries and partner economies are taking advantage of ICTs and the Internet to meet their public policy objectives.


Measuring the Digital Transformation (2019)

The document provides new insights on the state of the digital transformation by mapping indicators across a range of areas.




Recommendation of the Council on Digital Government Strategies 2014

This document presents the Recommendation on Digital Government Strategies aimed at bringing governments closer to citizens and businesses. It was developed by the Public Governance Committee (PGC).


Recommendation of the Council concerning Guidelines governing the Protection of Privacy and Transborder Flows of Personal Data (2013)

These Guidelines apply to personal data, whether in the public or private sectors, posing a risk to privacy and individual liberties. These Guidelines should be regarded as minimum standards that can be supplemented by additional measures for the protection of privacy and individual liberties, which may impact transborder flows of personal data.


Recommendation of the Council on the Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure (2019)

The Recommendation aims to set out a high-level framework to guide the development of national strategies to protect critical information infrastructures (CII) both at domestic level and across borders. The Recommendation identifies the need for strengthened international cooperation addressing cross border issues given the importance of the internet as a global infrastructure.


The Seul Declaration for the Future of the Internet Economy (2008)

With this declaration, Member States commit to promote the Internet Economy and to stimulate sustainable economic growth and prosperity by means of policy and regulatory environments that support innovation, investment, and competition in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector.




The Global Forum on Digital Security for Prosperity

The OECD Global Forum is an international multilateral setting for all stakeholders’ communities of experts to dialogue and share experiences, as well as expertise, on digital security.





OECD Directorate for Sciences, Technology and Innovations (STI)

The Directorate tackles topics at the boundaries of our scientific and technological understanding. They navigate through a vast range of topics, developing evidence-based policy advice on the contribution of science, technology and innovation to economies.  




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