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PSSI Perspectives #2 - Infodemic and Disinformation

The Prague Security Studies Institute continues its PSSI Perspectives, regular short memos on select security-related topics. 

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Two new interlinked studies by Srecko Latal look at the challenges the pandemic has brought for the EU and provide recommendations on how the EU could improve its standing in the Western Balkan region.

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PSSI’s Senior Fellow, Dr. John P. Stopher, spoke at the American Astronautical Society (AAS) online discussion entitled “Protecting National Security Assets and Critical Functions for the Space Enterprise” on September 29, 2020.
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PSSI's Jonáš Syrovátka will share his insights at the lunchbreak session of the Cybersec Global 2020 called "Together Against Disinformation - Where Public Sector Meets Private".

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Dr. Jana Robinson’s article on “Arctic Space Challenge for NATO Emerging from China’s Economic and Financial Assertiveness” was published in the 30th edition of the Journal of the Joint Air Power Competence Centre

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Dr. Jana Robinson and her work on Chinese "space sector capture” activities globally is described in an article in today’s Financial Times, entitled “US Military Officials Eye New Generation of Space Weapons”. 

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In an August 10 report, PSSI critiques the five recommendations of the U.S. Presidential Working Group on Financial Markets addressing risk-related concerns regarding China. 

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As an educational, research and analytical public policy Institution, PSSI is committed to enriching – and shaping – the Transatlantic security policy debate, especially in more underdeveloped issue portfolios, like the Economic and Financial (E&F) Threat Domain and Space Security, areas in which PSSI enjoys a global leadership position in the NGO community. The Institute also has a long history of tracking several regional security issues.

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Societies in crises tend to be more suspicious, confused and susceptible to false stories. In this regard, the current Coronavirus pandemic represents a tremendous challenge. The governments are confronted with tackling not only COVID-19 impact on the public health, but also on the information space where disinformation and misinformation has already caused a lot of confusion in an already critical situation.

 

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Are you interested in international and security affairs? Would you like to expand your knowledge of cybersecurity issues? APPLY NOW to the Cyber Security Academy in Prague, Czech Republic!

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Are you interested in international and domestic security affairs? Would you like to become a well-equipped professional capable of understanding the complex national security problems and foreign policy issues of the 21st century? Apply now to the Robinson-Martin Security Scholars Academy (RMSSA) 2020/2021!

New Cyber Security Study

The Prague Security Studies Institute has published a new study focusing on cyber security in the financial sector.

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PSSI is pleased to announce that Dr. John Stopher, former Principal Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of the Air Force for Space, has joined the Institute as a Senior Fellow. 

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PSSI is pleased to announce that Frank Asbeck, former Principal Advisor for Space and Security Policy at the European External Action Service, has joined the Institute as a Senior Fellow.

Strategic communication in Czech Republic and Poland..

In a world characterised by the decline of traditional media and the expansion of social networks, strategic communication is an invaluable tool for building trust between citizens and state institutions. 

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On December 19, 2019, PSSI released the Summary Report from PSSI’s Fifth Space Security Conference that was convened in Prague on June 9-11, 2019, in partnership with Japan’s Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center (CSICE), the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Secure World Foundation (SWF). 

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The Prague Security Studies Institute was happy to celebrate the Cybersecurity Awareness Month with PSSI's Cyber Security Academy, organized in cooperation with the National Cyber and Information Security Agency.

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Are you interested in international and security affairs? Would you like to expand your knowledge of cybersecurity issues? Apply to the Cyber Security Academy in Prague, Czech Republic (September 30-October 4, 2019)!

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Are you interested in international and domestic security affairs? Would you like to become a well-equipped professional capable of understanding the complex national security problems and foreign policy issues of the 21st century? Apply now to the Robinson-Martin Security Scholars Academy (RMSSA) 2019/2020.

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PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, announced the release of the Executive Summary of PSSI’s Report entitled "State Actor Strategies in Attracting Space Sector Partnerships: Chinese and Russian Economic and Financial (E&F) Footprints."