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Assessing India’s Cyber Resilience: Institutional Stability Matters

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Army Cyber Institute

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Cyber Resilience - Functional Public Institutions Matters India’s most likely potential adversaries are totalitarian states or experimental democracies, a term coined by political scientists for regimes that have democratic elements but still operates in a non-democratic framework. India benefit from its functional democracy, and ability to solve cleavages in a democratic manner, which over time increases the legitimacy of the government and the confidence that the government is pursuing the best interest of the people. During national challenges and national crisis, the parliamentary system of India has been functional and there has been a continuum of functional democracy.

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