The Research Alliance for Data Governance and Cyber Security is a platform for experts to discuss, formulate and propose policy solutions to common challenges in data governance and cyber security faced by Asia, the European Union, the United States and other areas of the World. Through cross-jurisdictional research collaboration and policy exploration, DGCS-Alliance aims to produce technical solutions to common challenges that are underpinned by broad consensus among stakeholders, with the purpose of facilitating the sustainable, ethical and equitable development of global digital economy.
Areas of Focus
Data Privacy, Cross-boarder Data Flow, Law Enforcement Access to Data, Security of IoT, Ethical Development of Artificial Intelligence, International Governance of Cyberspace, etc.
1. The project will establish online information exchange platform. The website (dgcs-research.net) of the project is formally launched on January 1st, 2018. All the scholars who participate or invited by the DGCS-Alliance will regularly publish their recent research work on data governance and cyber security issues. The language of the website is English and Chinese to facilitate readers around the world to get the most updated information on the developments in countries and regions which members of the DGCS-Alliance follow closely.
2. The project will organize offline face-to-face meetings. The Alliance will hold regular academic conferences to conduct in-depth discussions on specific topics. The first meeting will be held in the middle of 2018 in Beijing. Speakers from academic institutions, enterprises and governments will be invited to participate the meeting.
3. The project will conduct joint research activities on specific issues. The Alliance will regularly publish reports, scholarly articles or policy advice research papers. The methodology to carry out cooperative research project is outlined as following.
Research Methodology on Cooperative Research Project
1. The cooperative research project will explore specific issues in key areas of common concern to regulators, societies and enterprises in Asia, the European Union, the United States and other countries. For instance, the issue on how to provide adequate protection on data when it is exported arise great concern of stakeholders.
2.Based on the above issues raised, the project will further research on the policy thinking, methods and mechanisms adopted or proposed by various countries and regions.
3. The project will sum up similarities and differences on the above issues. In addition, policy proposals and frameworks that can bridge the gaps or new policy solutions will be proposed at the final stage of the cooperative research project.