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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 is the 7th Ranked Think Tank in Central and Eastern Europe (including Russia)

16.02.2020

We are pleased to report that the Prague Security Studies Institute was ranked as the 7th top Think Tank in Central and Eastern Europe according to the latest global “Go To Think Tank Index”. The Index is produced by The Think Tanks ... more »

PSSI Contributes to the 2019 Debating Security Plus Report

13.02.2020

PSSI contributed to the Friends of Europe’s 2019 Debating Security Plus Report, which gathers experts’ insights on peace, security and defense. PSSI Space Security Program Director, Jana Robinson, contributed to the section on “Space: ... more »

Launch of a New Project Focusing on Western Balkans

29.01.2020

A kick-off workshop took place in Belgrade on January 27-28, 2020, to launch a new project titled “Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Ways Forward in Analyzing External Actors’ Influence.” This is a follow-up project that aims to build ... more »

Dr. John P. Stopher Joins PSSI as Senior Fellow

09.01.2020

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. Dr. Stopher will provide expertise on American policy, planning, strategy and ... more »

Frank Asbeck Joins PSSI as Senior Fellow

09.01.2020

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. Mr. Asbeck will provide expertise concerning the space policies ... more »

New Study Compares Strategic Communication in the Czech Republic and Poland

05.01.2020

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.  This study aims to map and compare ... more »