A SWOT Analysis for Nontraditional security on Cyber Security Between China and Thailand

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Non Naprathansuk


This research paper analyzed nontraditional security on cybersecurity between China
and Thailand for mutual security benefits which used a SWOT analysis method. The new
global non-security has been shaped by internet technology. Hence, many criminals have
been using internet technology such as social media and telecommunication for terrorism,
telecommunication fraud, and credit card have increased over past three years. This research
paper was qualitative research by conducted document review based on non-traditional
theory and strategic planning (SWOT analysis). The result of the SWOT analysis found
that the strength of both China and Thai relationship had strong. The weakness was China
and Thailand military have conducted some operation in non-traditional security in multilevels for a shot period which was not continued. While the major opportunity were relied
on civilian especially Chinese tourist and economic cooperation. The threats were main
player counties such as United States and Japan dominate in economy and military power.
Also ASEAN community which was has a conflict with China in case of South China
Sea. Moreover, they did not have strategic plan for non-traditional security. Therefore, for
a long term security China and Thailand need to initiate a strategic plan by set up formal
Sino-Thai transnational organization for non-traditional security for bilateral beneficial


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Naprathansuk, N. (2019). A SWOT Analysis for Nontraditional security on Cyber Security Between China and Thailand. The Journal of International Association of Buddhist Universities (JIABU), 12(1), 338–352. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/Jiabu/article/view/217157


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