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PSSI participated in a cybersecurity research trip to Budapest

24.05.2016

On May 19, PSSI Jakub Tomášek participated in the third study trip to Budapest, which was realized as part of project "Secure and Strong: V4 Goes Cyber" led by the Slovak Security Policy Institute (SSPI) and supported by the International Visegrad Fund.

Experts from the Visegrad region held a series of consultations. The first meeting was chaired by Gábor Pozderka from the Hungarian Ministry of Defence and focused on the interlinkage between cyber security and data protection in the Armed Forces. It was followed by a discussion with Gábor Hirsch, Head of ICT Working Group from Alliance for Digital Economy, who highlighted the cyber security concerns in the private sector. Subsequently, Arthur Keleti, Head of the Voluntary Cyber Defense Collaboration, addressed the need for further cooperation of different sectors in protecting critical infrastructure.

In late afternoon, Zsolt Illési, Associate Professor at College of Dunaújváros; and Tomáš Flídr, Member of Board of the Czech Institute of Information Security Managers, took part in a discussion concerning cyber security challenges and the V4 group, which was held at the Corvinus University of Budapest.

Call for Applications: Workshop “Become a Mythbuster” on Disinformation and Fact-Checking Tools for Students of Journalism

16.10.2018

PSSI is now accepting applications from students of journalism and related subjects for the workshop, “Become a Mythbuster.” The deadline for applications is on the 20th of November, 2018.  The workshop will focus on disinformation ... more »

PSSI at 69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

07.10.2018

PSSI took part in the 69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) held this year on October 1-5, 2018, in Bremen, Germany. The theme of this year’s Congress was “IAC2018 – Involving Eveyone“ (more information about ... more »

PSSI Published a Second Briefing Paper Written within the Project “Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Assessing Non-Democratic External Influence Activities"

21.09.2018

The second briefing paper focuses on Russian, Chinese, Turkish and Gulf States’ influence and activities in the political arena of the Western Balkan countries. Defining the political sphere is particularly difficult since it permeates all other ... more »

PSSI to Hold a Public Debate on Cyber Warfare

15.09.2018

Cyber Warfare in the 21st Century Former secretary of defense Leon Panetta once described cyber warfare as “the most serious threat in the twenty-first century,” capable of destroying our entire infrastructure and crippling the nation. ... more »

PSSI Contributes to AMOS SSA Policy Forum

14.09.2018

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, participated in a panel discussion at the SSA Policy Forum, part of the annual Advanced Maui Optical and Surveillance (AMOS) Technologies Conference, held in Maui, Hawaii, on September ... more »

PSSI Held a Brainstorming Meeting on China’s One Belt One Road Initiative with Experts from V4+ Countries

13.09.2018

On September 13, PSSI held a brainstorming meeting with project partners within the project „Comparative analysis of the approach towards China: V4+ and One Belt, One Road (OBOR)“. Invited experts presented their briefings, in which they ... more »