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Group of Seven

The G7, formerly known as the G8 up until 2014 (Russia was excluded from the Group after its annexation of Crimea), contributed to cybersecurity stability in two ways: 1) its Rome-Lion subgroup on high-technology crimes maintains a 24/7 web of contacts for all police forces facilitating international cooperation against cybercrimes; 2) Leaders and Foreign Affairs Ministers (FAMs) provided annual Communications on their cyber stability, by approving specific norms to strengthen cyber stability, and in 2017 FAMs issued a Declaration on State’s responsible behavior in cyberspace.




G7 Principles and Actions on Cyber

This document contains G7’s principles and objectives promoting security and stability of the cyberspace and the digital economy.


G7 Charter for the Digitally Connected World

This Statute contains the needed objectives for a digitally interconnected world.


Chair's Report of the Meeting of the G7 Ise-Shima Cyber Group

This Report sums the G7 Member States’ vision regarding cyberspace and all its problems and opportunities. It also renews the need to foster a cyber international cooperation.


G7 Fundamental Elements for Effective Assessment of Cybersecurity in the Financial Sector (G7FE-Assessment)

This document recognizes cyberspace’s pervasiveness related risks while establishing the need for a better financial sector’s cybersecurity. The document is divided into 2 parts: the first indicates 5 results to be achieved in this challenge and, in the second, 5 methods to achieve them.


G7 Fundamental Elements of Cybersecurity for the Financial Sector (G7FE)

This document indicates 8 fundamental elements to help G7 Member Countries to enhance the financial sector’s cybersecurity.


G7 Fundamental Elements for Threat-Led Penetration Testing (G7FE-TLPT)

This guide indicates the basic elements and approaches to TLPT (Threat-Led Penetration Testing) for G7 Member Countries.


G7 Fundamental Elements for Third Party Cyber Risk Management in the Financial Sector

This document defines a set of 6 fundamental elements that would help financial entities to improve their resilience to cyber-accidents.


G7 Opportunities for Collaboration: Annex to Joint Declaration by G7 ICT Ministers

This Annex document to the "Joint Declaration by G7 ICT Ministers ", indicates the opportunities deriving from effective international cooperation in cyberspace divided into 4 fields: facilitating access to ICT, protecting the flow of information, advancing technological innovations and solving global challenges through ICT.


Cyber Norm Initiative - Synthesis of Lessons Learned and Best Practices

This document indicates the measures to facilitate the implementation of 11 rules for a responsible behavior in G7 Member States.


G7 Ise-Shima Leaders Declaration

This Declaration contains considerations and perspectives of all G7 Member States on a series of key topics, including cyber. In such section, the G7 reiterates the support for an accessible and secure cyberspace, the applicability of international law in cyberspace and the adherence to the principles outlined in UNGEE reports.


G7 Declaration on Responsible States Behaviour in Cyberspace (G7 Lucca Declaration)

This Declaration reiterates the support for voluntary standards aimed at responsible behavior of States in cyberspace, with a view to the search for stability, cooperation and conflict prevention in cyberspace.


Joint Declaration by G7 ICT Ministers (Action Plan on implementing the Charter)

This Declaration indicates the efforts that will be undertaken by G7 countries in the implementation of the "Charter for the Digitally Connected World".


Joint Communiqué from the G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting 2017

This G7 Foreign Ministries Communication highlights a series of international problems related to international peace and security. The document contains a section dedicated exclusively to cyberspace.


G7 Dinard Declaration on the Cyber Norm Initiative

This Declaration underlines the willingness of G7 member countries to strive promoting a safe, free and peaceful cyberspace. It renews its adherence to the principles of international law and of the UN Charter announcing the measures necessary to reach the "Cyber ​​Norm Initiative" objectives.


G7 ICT and Industry Ministers' Declaration: Making the Next Production Revolution Inclusive, Open and Secure

This Statement contains visions and guidelines managing the revolution in production methods in an open and safe way. It contains considerations on the impact of ICT in this field.




G7 ICT Ministers' Meeting in Takamatsu, Kagawa

After 20 years, this was the first Meeting with the participation of all ICT competent Ministries. During the 4 sessions, 3 documents were elaborated and adopted: the G7 Charter for the Digitally Connected World, the Joint Declaration by G7 ICT Ministers and its annex, and the G7 Opportunities for Collaboration.


G7 Industry and ICT Ministerial Meeting in Taormina, Italy

During this Meeting, the G7 evaluated the transformations of production processes due to ICT. In this meeting, the “G7 ICT and Industry Ministers´ Declaration” adopted the following documents: Making the Next Production Revolution Inclusive, Open and Secure”, plus 3 other annexed documents.


Ise-Shima Cyber Group (ISCG)

It is G7 internal group that discusses issues related to cybersecurity and the promotion of international law, peace and stability in cyberspace.


Cybersecurity: Coordinating efforts to protect the financial sector in the global economy

This Conference was promoted by France’s presidency in 2019, aiming to promote the exchange of experiences and information in the field of cybersecurity for the financial sector.




G7 Cyber Expert Group (CEG)

This Group was created in 2015 with the aim of coordinating international cybersecurity, with particular attention to the financial sector, promoting initiatives and by suggesting actions to be taken.

last update: 31-Aug-2020
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