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New Study on Cyber Security and the Financial Sector in the Czech Republic

15.01.2020

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

The aim of the report is to demonstrate the latest legislative and regulatory developments in the field of cyber security and financial sector, underlying the cooperation between private and public sector. The overall aim is to point out three selected challenges in the financial sector that are closely linked to cyber security or security more broadly. Namely, the report will address challenges in (1) risks related to implementation of innovations, including open banking and PSD2, the use of Artificial intelligence (AI) and the Cloud strategy; (2) risks related to the emergence of FinTech startups, including cyber risks and the link between startups, data privacy and national security; and lastly (3) risks related to the development of digital currencies, including cybercrime, sanction evasion and the future of global digital currency worldwide.

PSSI US Capital Markets Triumph

12.05.2020

The White House has made a major move to stop the imminent transfer of some $50 billion of  US federal pension funds into a new stock index that includes a number of U.S.-sanctioned Chinese companies and other corporate national security and human ... more »

Former Principal Assistant to the US Air Force Secretary for Space Delivers Guest Lecture for PSSI’s Space Security Course

27.04.2020

On April 27, 2020, Dr. John P. Stopher, a Senior Fellow supporting PSSI’s Space Security Program, previously serving as the Principal Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force for Space, delivered a guest lecture entitled “The United States ... more »

Invitation: Guest Lecture on the United States Space Force

21.04.2020

The Prague Security Studies Institute invites you to a public guest lecture by Dr John P. Stopher, Senior Fellow supporting PSSI’s Space Security Program and former Principal Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force for Space , on the topic ... more »

Disinformation Pandemic - New Project Monitors Disinformation Narratives Related to Covid-19

11.04.2020

The goal of this project is to monitor the coverage of coronavirus pandemic on the Czech websites known to be spreading disinformation, misinformation and other contested content with the aim of identifying main narratives, authors and patterns of spreading ... more »

PSSI Staff Announcements

01.04.2020

With deep gratitude for his 13 years of dedicated service to PSSI, all of us at the Prague Security Studies Institute wish to bid a fond farewell to our dear friend and colleague, Petr Lang, who has decided to pursue new career opportunities. After the ... more »

New Study on Disinformation Business Model

01.04.2020

PSSI published a new study analyzing advertising revenues of Czech websites spreading disinformation. The study also takes a look at both international and domestic initiatives dealing with the topic. The authors of the study introduce a newly ... more »