Shahrukh KhanMinistry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan · Arms Control & Disarmament Division
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A career diplomat having interests in arms control & disarmament, cyber security & global cyber regulations, nuclear safety & security, emerging technologies and their impact on strategic stability, nuclear diplomacy and outer space security.
According to the theory of nuclear deterrence, a state acquires nuclear weapons in self-defense if its territorial integrity and sovereignty come under attack. Nuclear weapons serve as a shield for a state having conventional asymmetries against its adversary. However, emerging technologies are questioning the efficacy of nuclear deterrence. The un...
The recent hacking of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) system, which resulted in the leakage of confidential data on the dark web, has once again raised questions on the effectiveness cybersecurity response system in Pakistan 1. However, it’s not a new incident. In January 2021, Sophos Labs (A private cyber threat intelligence firm) report made s...