Keyword: Cyber security

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Jamie Collier

Research topic: Cyber Security and International Relations

Florian Egloff

Research topic: Cyber Security in International Relations

Dr Lucas Kello

Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Director of the Cyber Studies Programme, Co-Director of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security (Dept of Computer Science)

Dr Innar Liiv

Cyber Studies Visiting Research Fellow

Mr Robert Madelin

Cyber Studies Visiting Fellow

Mr James Shires

Research topic: The emergence of cyber-security in the Middle East

Max Smeets

Research topic: The Proliferation of Cyber Weapons

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Lucas Kello comments on whether Russia will win every election in Europe this year

6th Mar 2017

Lucas Kello has commented in an article for The New Statesman (24 February) on examining whether and how far Russia will be able to influence the outcome of forthcoming elections in Europe.

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Sir Julian King speaks on cyber security

27th Jan 2017

Sir Julian King, European Union Commissioner for the Security Union, spoke on 'A Comprehensive Approach to Evolving Cyber Threats' at a workshop hosted by the Cyber Studies Programme in the Department of Politics and International Relations. The event was chaired by Dr Lucas Kello and Mr Robert Madelin.

 

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Cyber Studies Programme expands its transatlantic ties

24th Jan 2017

The Cyber Studies Programme in the Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) is expanding its Transatlantic research ties under the Fulbright Cyber Security Award scheme.

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Max Smeets writes on how to determine whether cyber weapons are getting cheaper to acquire

28th Nov 2016

Max Smeets, Research Affiliate of the Cyber Studies Programme, has written an article (21 November) for the website of the Council on Foreign Relations think tank about the question of whether cyber weapons that might be used to attack state infrastructure are getting cheaper, and therefore more available to criminal organisations.

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Florian Egloff writes about the risks of making policy out of cyber privateering

21st Nov 2016

Florian Egloff, Research Affiliate of the Cyber Studies Programme, has written an article (17 November) for Lawfare, a U.S. national security policy website, about the risks of cyber privateering as a policy choice for the United States.

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Ricardo Soares de Oliveira co-authors article about combating influence from hostile nations

16th Nov 2016

Ricardo has co-written an article for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (15 November) with Thorsten Benner of the Global Public Policy Institute, entitled ‘Facing up to authoritarian influence-peddling’.

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Lunch Seminar on the “Human Story of Cybernetics”

14th Nov 2016

On 2 November 2016, the Cyber Studies Programme hosted Colin Williams for a Lunch Seminar on the “Human Story of Cybernetics”, chaired by Dr Lucas Kello. Colin is the Director of Software Box Ltd and an Honorary Fellow at University of Warwick. 

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Max Smeets writes about cyber threats with too many names

26th Oct 2016

Max Smeets, Research Affiliate of the Cyber Studies Programme, has written an article (24 October) for the website of the Council on Foreign Relations think tank about the confusion caused by giving specific cyber threats multiple names.

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Three department members in this quarter's International Security journal

18th Aug 2016

International Security is a peer-reviewed academic journal in the field of international and national security. It was founded in 1976 and is edited by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University and published four times a year by MIT Press, both of Cambridge, MA.  According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 4.455, ranking it 1st out of 85 journals in the category "International Relations". [Source: Wikipedia]

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'The third Oxford Training Session on the Modern Information Society'

20th Jul 2016

The Cyber Studies Programme held its third international training session on the Modern Information Society on April 22-24, 2016, at Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia. The theme of the three-day course was: “The State and Citizens in the Cyber Age: Security, Diplomacy, and Public Policy”. ​Dr Lucas Kello, Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Programme Director, served as faculty chair of the training sessions. The teaching staff also included Dr Ivan Martinovic from the Department of Computer Science; Siim Sikkut of the Estonian Government Office; Prof Innar Liiv of Tallinn University of Technology and Cyber Studies Visiting Research Fellow; and Jamie Collier, DPhil candidate in Cyber Security. The training sessions were funded by the European Social Fund and the Estonian Government.

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Innar Liiv on the use of data science and Big Data in the public sector

16th Jun 2016

On 15 June 2016, Innar Liiv, Associate Professor of Data Science in the Department of Informatics at Tallinn University of Technology and a Cyber Studies Visiting Research Fellow, gave a seminar on the use of data science and Big Data in the public sector. The talk reviewed conceptual frameworks that help to make sense of "Data for Policy” as an emerging field of interdisciplinary study. Dr Liiv also discussed policy challenges and opportunities, cutting-edge technologies, Big Data sources, and emerging research domains (computational social science and political bots), as well as de-anonymisation and privacy issues.

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Cyber Security and the Future of Europe

1st Jun 2016

The Cyber Studies Programme hosted Robert Madelin, Cyber Studies Visiting Fellow based at the department, for a Lunch Seminar on ‘Cybersecurity and the Future of the European Union,’ chaired by Dr Lucas Kello. Robert discussed the current state of affairs regarding cybersecurity within a European context, with a particular focus on legislative and ministerial action as well as the broader question of how European society can prepare for an increasingly digitalised future in the context of persistent cyber threats.

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Innovation in Europe

1st Jun 2016

The Cyber Studies Programme recently hosted a workshop with Robert Madelin focusing on ‘Europe and Innovation’. Robert is the Senior Innovation Adviser in European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's in-house think tank as well as a Cyber Studies Visiting Fellow based at the department.

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