Cyber is one of the domains in which hybrid threats occur, and cyberspace is an enabler of both cyber operations and cyber-enabled information operations. In this Hybrid CoE Trend Report, three current trends of hybrid threats in the cyber domain are identified: an increase in the disruptive use of artificial intelligence; the expansion of the role of cyber during times of crisis; and growth in dependencies between policy and technology. These trends are examined from the point of view of relevant technological developments and the possibilities for cascading effects.
Highlights trends and theme clusters related to hybrid threats. Provides multiple perspectives on current security challenges and brings forth current academic discourse. Based on the meetings of the Hybrid CoE Research and Analysis function’s expert pools, composed of top-ranking experts from different Hybrid CoE Participating States.