The Centre for Cyber Security and International Relations Studies (CCSIRS)

Partner Description: The Center for Cyber Security and International Relations Studies (CCSIRS) is part of the CSSII and the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the University of Florence. CCSIRS was established in 2015 with the aim of enhancing the current understanding of cyberspace, and in particular to analyze the influence and impact this domain has on the Italian national security and global international system. Among key Center’s objectives is the development and promotion of a global culture of cyber security, including the facilitation of private-public partnerships. The Center deploys a multidisciplinary approach, merging the traditional political, strategic and military studies with computer sciences. Bringing together recognized domestic and international experts from various fields and countries, the Center continues to forge international research and practice alliances to advance its objectives. With MA students, 13 faculty and associates involved in research and project activities, the Center covers the following topics:

  • Cyber Warfare,
  • Cyber Diplomacy,
  • Cyber Security,
  • Cyber Crime,
  • Cyber Law,
  • Cyber Intelligence,
  • Cyber Terrorism,
  • Digital Economy

GFCE Member Since: 21 December 2017

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