Building Resilience: Hybrid’s Weakness?

by Roger Clarke & Owen Jackson - April 24, 2019

The fluidity of ‘Hybrid Threats’ makes them hard to theoretically grasp, and practically counter. This Working Paper encourages security practitioners to draw on insights from established work on resilience and civil preparedness. Resilience ensures that households, communities, societies, infrastructure and states are able to withstand and recover from shocks. Building resilience is an important part… Read more


From Nudge to Novichok: The response to the Skripal nerve agent attack holds lessons for countering hybrid threats

by Sir David Omand - April 18, 2018

The attempted murder of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia using a military grade nerve agent known as Novichok is an extreme manifestation of an “active measure” of a type for which the Russian state has been responsible in the past. The combination of the known Russian association with the development of the Novichok nerve… Read more


Regional Cooperation to Support National Hybrid Defence Efforts

by Juha Mustonen Aapo Cederberg Pasi Eronen - October 19, 2017

Hybrid CoE working paper to EU-NATO workshop, which served as feed in to NATO’s on-going Baltic Sea process and EU’s work on preparing a hybrid risk survey. The Paper was prepared to serve as food for thought for the workshop and is now published with key takeaways from the workshop.