Exploring the Security Landscape: Non-Traditional Security Challenges

  • Anthony J. Masys

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Anthony J. Masys
    Pages 1-8
  3. Miloš Jovanović, Tim Sweijs, Ksenia Chmutina, Francesca Vietti, Roberto Franzini Tibaldeo, Joachim Burbiel et al.
    Pages 9-29
  4. Christian O. Fjäder
    Pages 31-58
  5. David Skillicorn, Christian Leuprecht, Victoria Tait
    Pages 249-265

About this book


This book provides international perspective for those studying or working in the security domain, from enforcement to policy. It focuses on non-traditional threats in a landscape that has been described as transnational in nature and incorporates natural disasters, gang violence, extremism and terrorism, amongst other issues. Chapters provide innovative thinking on themes including cyber security, maritime security, transnational crime, human security, globalization and economic security.

Relevant theoretical frameworks are presented and readers are expertly guided through complex threats, from matters pertaining to health security which pose threats not only to humans but also have significant national security implications, to issues regarding critical infrastructure vulnerability and the complexity of understanding terrorist operations. Authors reveal how emerging uncertainties regarding global critical infrastructure and supply chain security, food security, and health security are linked to the notion of human security.

Security professionals, policy makers and academics will all gain from the insights, strategies and perspectives in this book. It builds understanding of the deepening and broadening domain of security studies and provides a valuable reference text for courses on security studies and international relations.


Globalisation of risk Transnational threats European Energy Security Risk and Security Maritime Security Health Security Gang Violence and Extremism Demographics and Security Challenges Economic Security Supply Chain and Critical Infrastructure Security Counter-Terrorism Cyber Security Food Security Transboundary impacts

Editors and affiliations

  • Anthony J. Masys
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  1. 1.Centre for Security ScienceOTTAWACanada

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