Turkey’s National Cyber Security Strategy and the Next Step

Dr. Hayrettin Bahşi- Director, TÜBİTAK BİLGEM Cyber Security Institute 

Date: Issue 48 - January 2014

With the growing dependence on information technologies in sectors such as energy, transportation and health which have direct influence in society’s welfare, cyber security has started to become a national security issue that countries have to handle.

In this endeavor, many developed countries prepared strategies with the aim of managing  cyber security, a horizontal phenomenon which has related to many other areas and created action plans to realize goals in accordance with the vision presented in national cyber security strategies. Therefore, these regulations provide states more flexible structures to deal with cyber security and the need to have coordinated bodies.