Experts

  • Position : Senior product marketing manager at the Department of critical infrastructure protection
  • Affiliation : Kaspersky Lab
  • Position : Director
  • Affiliation : Information Culture
  • Position : CEO
  • Affiliation : InfoWatch Group
  • Affiliation : Business Development Director, JSC AMT-Group
  • Position : Consultant
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
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News

15.07.2018

“А third party, be it a country or a non-state actor, can attack critical infrastructure of the US or Russia, making it look as if the aggressor was the other one, thus provoking war between them. In cyber space this is possible. Both the Russian and the US cyber doctrines allow them to react to major cyberattacks with all military means. Therefore, an effective direct communication and de-escalation channels between the two countries are a priority,” – Dr. Elena Chernenko, PIR Center Executive Board Member and Deputy Head of the Kommersant Newspaper Foreign Policy Department.

13.06.2017

PIR Center Library presents new collection of articles Global Internet Governance and Cyber Security: As Viewed by Russian Experts in English. The articles are done by the most experiences Russian experts, most of them are the members of the PIR Center’ working group on Global Internet Governance and International Information Security.

02.03.2017

“Both strategic stability and global security rely heavily on confidence. The inherent dual-use nature of all emerging technologies can undermine this confidence and has the potential to trigger arms races”, Jarmo Sareva, Director of the UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR). 

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Global Internet Governance and International Information Security

The project Global Internet Governance and International Information Security is part of the PIR Center Emerging Technologies and Global Security program. The project examines the negotiation processes for the development of norms for the information space, international cooperation in issues related to Internet governance, as well as challenges to Russia's security and international security emanating from the information space.

The Project includes research activities in the field of international information security and global Internet governance. PIR-Center believes that the analysis of these threats, in the context of the objective dualism of the global role of ICT, is an urgent task, necessary both for the purpose of forming responses within Russia and for determining priorities for international cooperation.

PIR Center started research in the field of international information security and Internet governance in the late 1990s, when these issues were just beginning to appear on the Russian security agenda. Today we use the scientific baggage of previous research as a full-fledged basis for further works. Among the problems that PIR Center experts currently explore are:

  • Global Internet governance
  • International information security: negotiation formats and norms, strategies and use of cyber tools
  • Big Data Regulation.

We actively cooperate with leading Russian experts from the Kaspersky Lab, Group-IB, Info-Watch, Cisco, and others in our trainings on new technologies and security in the field of ICT.

PIR Center closely cooperates with MGIMO, the Russian Foreign Ministry, the Russian Diplomatic Academy, Russian and foreign research centers and universities in these and a number of other areas.

For questions regarding the project, please contact "Emerging Technologies and Global Security" Program Director Vadim Kozyulin by phone +7 (495) 987 19 15 or via e-mail [email protected].

PIR Center Analysis

 

Since I delivered these remarks during a Track Two meeting between US and Russian experts, my essential point remains unchanged: Washington and Moscow need to discuss nuclear weapons and doctrine, even at the toughest bilateral moments. However, there remains a major obstacle to a similar discuss...

 

On July 16, 2018, one of the issues that might come up during the Russia-US summit in Helsinki is cyber security. This topic was discussed during the first meeting of Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump in Hamburg in July 2017. Although those negotiations yielded no practical result – the two preside...

In this issue of Russia Confidential, we continue our review of highlights of the 4th Moscow Conference on International Security attended by leading security experts, military specialists, and decision-makers from 86 countries.
The focus of this issue is on information security - which was for the f...

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Materials

The National Interest

February 18, 2021


High-level political dialogue might identify the slim common ground to curb cyber-hostilities, with quid-pro-quos not necessarily confined to the cybersphere.

he United States and Russia have corralled themselves into an adversarial relationship for the fores...

The Valdai Discussion Club

 December 18, 2020.

 

It looks as if Washington’s activities are based on the unproductive premise of doing anything other than what Russia suggests. This approach will maintain the division for years without any hope for rapprochement in cyberspace or on the entire range ...

Valdai

November 20, 2020

Russia’s negative image as a “cyber aggressor” makes it more difficult for it to suggest arguments on the peaceful use of information technology to the Americans. The search for a common denominator is complicated by the fact that Moscow and Washington have completely differ...

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Documents

The White paper is intended to provide a guide for the incoming Biden-Harris administration, identifying possible early policy achievements and suggesting priorities for action over the coming months and years.

Within the first 100 days of taking office, the Biden-Harris administration can set in mo...

A report by the US Department of State for International Security in Cyberspace declares two models for reducing "cyberspace risks" for the United States - promoting the norms of responsible state behaviour and deterrence. However, the method of cooperation on the issue of jointly ensuring informati...

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC) was established in the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 to "develop a consensus on a strategic approach to defending the United States in cyberspace against cyber attacks of significant consequences." The finished report ...

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