In her article Noor states that the “regional grouping looks to produce meaningful deliverables for its upcoming summit in November, it will be challenged by parallel developments in a domain that is continually being stress-tested in many ways.”
“The challenges for ASEAN in maintaining the current momentum are structural and substantive” according to Noor. She follows this up with a description of next moves that are important for ASEAN in order for policy formulation to keep up with technology.
Elina Noor is Associate Professor, Daniel K Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies and Visiting Fellow, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia. She also serves on the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace. The views expressed in this piece are her own.