Machine-based Text Analytics of CyberSecurity Strategies

Analyze and visualize the text of CyberSecurity strategies of more than 70 countries to find commonalities, differences, and key characteristics.

Updated by UN-OICT Analytics on November 1, 2016

Project repository

Project Objective

This project aims to analyze the National CyberSecurity Strategies of close to one hundred countries in the International Telecommunications Union who have made them publicly-available.

Access them here:
National Cyberse​​curity Strategies repository​

Project deliverables

This project will result on a web application enabling search and visualization of the CyberSecurity strategies given. The web application will allow the user to view for each strategy the key topics discussed, the keywords used, the main entities (e.g. people, places, organizations, etc.) mentioned, their scope and depth, and any other useful details derived from the text.

1st deliverable - Expected delivery December 15, 2016

As a first objective, this project will focus on parsing the cyber security strategies currently available in the repository.

The web application is intended to be showcased at various publicly available websites of the United Nations and other partners.

Additional background

For more details on the structure and organizations collecting the cyber security strategies and their involvement see:

See a similar project here: International Telecommunications Union, CyberSecurity National Strategies

Project Team

Data Analytics

Fordham University’s Center for Digital Transformation

W. “RP” Raghupathi, Ph.D- Fordham University
Professor of Information Systems
Director, MS in Business Analytics Program
Director, Center for Digital Transformation
Gabelli School of Business

Prof. Yilu Zhou, PhD - Fordham University Associate Professor
Information Systems
Gabelli School of Business

This team is advised by staff members from the International Telecommunications Union and the United Nations Office of Information Technology who provide background as well as detailed information on the expected work and objectives.