Welcome to DERASAT, a think tank in the Kingdom of Bahrain, with a vision to create a forum for intellectual thought, creative dialogue and high quality analyses.
Saudi Arabia hosted the world’s first Global Cybersecurity Forum (GCF) that aimed to address the threats, challenges, risks and cyber opportunities in order to “build a secure, resilient and prosperous cyber world for all”. Dr Ashraf Keshk looks into the proceedings of the conference and at the vital role cyber defence needs to countering future security risks.
Is France taking a more active role towards the security of the Arabian Gulf? Dr. Ashraf Keshk notes recent military developments and looks more broadly at French policy in the region.
A timely report on Blockchain by Derasat analyst, Dr. Fatima AlSubaei, has now been published by the Cyber Program at the Middle East Institute, USA. The report is available in both Arabic and English at the below link……….
A research study on why global suicide bombing rates are decreasing, that examines the motivations for perpetrating these forms of attack and how the Arab Gulf states stand to benefit from the decline.