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Dr. Jana Robinson, PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, discussed live on The Pat Kenny Show, a national radio broadcast in Ireland, the more insidious economic and financial aspects of the U.S - China space race, mainly on display in the competition for international space partnerships.

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PSSI is looking for a Project Assistant for its Regional Security Program. The candidate should be interested in research, analysis and policy-making in disinformation, information warfare and strategic communications. He/she should be able to work part-time (some 20 hr./week) in Spring and Summer 2021, with a possibility to extend the internship for at least another six months. The position will be located in Prague and is suitable for university students in M.A., Ph.D. programs, and young professionals.

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PSSI is launching a series of Alumni Briefs, composed of policy analyses/commentaries on current security issues prepared by the alumni of PSSI´s Robinson-Martin Security Scholars Academy, Cyber Security Academy, NATO Summer School, our former interns and colleagues. The goal of these Briefs is to inform and enrich public policy debate and official deliberations on these breaking issues. 

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Dr. Jana Robinson, PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, led the plenary session on “greyzone” space threats at the module 2 of the “Critical Infrastructure Protection” Course

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The Prague Security Studies Institute was again honored to be ranked among the top think tanks in the world in six categories, according to the latest edition of the “Global Go-To Think Tank Index”.

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PSSI is looking for an intern for its ​Economic & Financial Threat Program.​ The intern should be interested in research, analysis and policy-making in the security aspects of international economic and financial (E&F) relations. This analyst should be able to work part time during the school semester and potentially full time during the summer (depending on the intern’s performance and available projects). The position will be located in Prague and is suitable for university students Bc., M.A., Ph.D. programs, and young professionals.

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Security Scholars Program //Lauri Almann, Kari-Pekka Rannikko, and Lucie Kadlecová, CybExer Technologies/22 Dec 2020

PSSI Perspectives #7 - Challenges to Strategic Decision-making in Cyber Security

The seventh edition of the PSSI Perspectives brings cyber security into focus. Moreover, it is written by our partners from a leading Estonian cyber security company Cybexer Technologies who delivered a table-top exercise that concluded this intensive week-long educational course. This PSSI Perspective takes a look at four challenges that decision makers face during every major cyber security crisis.

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The Prague Security Studies Institute’s next PSSI Perspective looks at the nexus of disinformation and online advertising.

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Mr. Roger Robinson, Executive Director, Board Chairman at Prague Security Studies Institute, spoke at the Economic Security panel of the Baltic Sea Security Conference, organized by the Baltic Security Foundation.

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Regional Security Program //Jonáš Syrovátka, Alena Zikmundová, Šimon Pinkas, Vanessa Maderová/15 Dec 2020

New Study on Ways to Tackle Online Advertisement on Platforms Spreading Disinformation

In a previous study PSSI researchers outlined how disinformation works as a lucrative business for various media platforms. One of their most significant sources of revenue is online advertisement. Fortunately, PR agencies and private companies are increasingly aware of this problem.