Florian Egloff

 Florian Egloff

Research topic:
Cyber Security in International Relations
Degree course:
DPhil
Supervisor(s):
Email:
florian.egloff@cybersecurity.ox.ac.uk

Research Themes:
Cyber security International relations International security Violence, security and conflict 

Academic Profile

Florian Egloff is a Clarendon Scholar and DPhil Candidate in Cyber Security at Oxford’s Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security, supervised by Dr. Lucas Kello. He focuses on the implications of cyber enabled national and transnational non-state actors to international security. He is interested in politics, intelligence, and the role of non-state actors in cyber security. 

Florian provides input into the Oxford Martin School Global Cyber Security Capacity Building Centre's working group on cyber policy and cyber defence and is a Resarch Affiliate in the Cyber Studies dimension of the Centre for Technbology & Global Affairs at the Department of Politics and International Relations. Florian has provided expert training for the UK Cabinet Office and Foreign & Commonwealth office in analytic methods and cyber security policy. He contributes to Oxford Analytica on matters of international security policy and cyber security. As a member of the Virtual Academic Network convened by International Institute of Strategic Studies on behalf of the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Florian provided academic support and expertise to cyber security policymakers in the UK (2014-2016).

Florian has a professional background working for the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and banking. He completed his undergraduate studies in Law and International Affairs at the University of St. Gallen and holds a Masters of International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID, Geneva). He has been a visiting student at SciencesPo Paris and at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University.

 

Publications:

Academic:

"Intentions and Cyberterrorism." in Oxford Handbook of Cyber Security, edited by Prof. Paul Cornish, Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming (2017)

"Cybersecurity and the Age of Privateering." In Understanding Cyberconflict, edited by George Perkovich and Ariel Levite, Washington DC: Georgetwon University Press, (2017). (link)

"Cybersecurity and the Age of Privateering: A Historical Analogy", Cyber Studies Working Papers, 1, 4. March 2015. (link)

"Targeting the University of Oxford via E-Mail", CDT Technical Paper, 5, 2015. (link)

 

Expert Commentary and Policy Briefs:

"Cyber Privateering: A Risky Policy Choice for the United States", Lawfare, 17. November 2016. (link)

Various briefs on Oxford Analytica.

 

Presentations & Lectures:

"Cybersecurity and Privateering" Keynote Presentation, Annual FIRST conference, Keynote presentation, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA (June 2017). (link)

"State, Semi-State, and Non-State Actors in Cybersecurity" Conference Presentation, Annual conference of the International Studies Association, Baltimore, MD, USA (February 2017).

"Cyberterrorism and Intentions" Workshop with the University of Oxford Cyber Studies Working Group, Oxford, UK (1. December 2016).

"Policy Responses to Cyber Threats" Cyber Policy Induction Course for UK FCO Staff, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London (21. March 2016).

"Cybersecurity and Privateering" Book workshop, Carnegie Endowment for Peace and US CYBERCOM, Fort Meade, MD, USA (7. December 2015).

"Cybersecurity and the Age of Privateering" Presentation at a Funding Dinner for Pembroke College Oxford. RAF Club, London (1. December 2015).

"Analogical Research Design: Cybersecurity and the Age of Privateering" Presentation at an analyst conference entitled "Alternative methods and ways of seeing the world" sponsored by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Royal College of Defence Studies, London (25. September 2015).

"Cyber Security and the Age of Privateering" Lecture held Oxford Training Sessions on the Modern Information Society. Session No. 1b: Government, Security, and Conflict in the Cyber Age at the Technical University of Tallinn, Estonia (4. September - 6. September 2015).

"Cyber Security and the Age of Privateering" Presentation at International Summer Academy, Studentenforum Tönissteiner Kreis, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin (28. August 2015).

"Cyber Security and the Age of Privateering: a Historical Analogy" Presentation at the Connected Life Conference of the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford (3. June 2015).

"Cyber Security and the Age of Privateering: a Historical Analogy" Lecture held at the Oxford Training Sessions on the Modern Information Society. Session No. 1a: Government, Security, and Conflict in the Cyber Age at the University of Tallinn, Estonia (28. May - 30. May 2015).

"Cyber Security and the Age of Privateering: a Historical Analogy" Presentation at the University of Oxford Changing Character of War Seminar Series, University of Oxford (3. March 2015).

 

Teaching & Tutorials

"Cyberterrorism: Myth or Reality" Tutorial at the University of Oxford (Trinity 2016).

"Computers in Society" Seminars & Tutorials for the Masters in Computer Science & Philosophy and MSc in Computer Science at the University of Oxford (Hilary 2016). 

 

Secure contact:

Florian can be contacted confidentially via PGP on florian.egloff@pmb.ox.ac.uk. Fingerprint: A2C7 1889 AACB 6C16 1D75  F213 9A53 58E3 E299 2E83 Subkey 78E806AE.

 

Awards

2013-2017: Merit Doctoral Scholarship from the Oxford University Clarendon Fund

2013-2017: Pembroke College Graduate Scholarship

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