First NATO Workshop on Autonomous Cyberdefence

On March 19 NATO IST152 Research Task Group on Autonomous Intelligent Agents for Cyberdefence organised the first NATO-Industry workshop on Autonomous Cyber Defence at Cranfield University, UK. The workshop saw a very good participation both in terms of audience size and interaction with the group members. In the first part… Continue reading

The Geopolitics of AI

I delivered a talk on how Artificial Intelligence is influencing geopolitics balance and international relations at the 2019 Pirate Security Conference in Munich. The conference is organised by the German Pirate Party and others and represents and “alternative” to the Munich Security Conference, held on the same days. After summarising… Continue reading

CyCon 2016 Opens Tomorrow in Tallinn

[This is a CCDCOE Press Release] The 8th International Conference on Cyber Conflict opens tomorrow in Tallinn, Estonia and continues through June 3. Focused on the theme of Cyber Power, CyCon 2016 asks how the traditional concept of power applies to cyberspace. Accredited media is invited to a media briefing at… Continue reading

Cyber Conference 2016 at Chatham House

Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs) hosted its annual Cyber Conference this week in London. It must be said that the main threads of the discussion were not new in the field of cyber policy in general, and cyber security in particular. The raise of digital sovereignty was… Continue reading

Cyber Security 2014 at Chatham House

Last week at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs hosted its annual conference on Cyber Security. The theme was “Building Resilience, Reducing Risks” and it brought together a diverse set of speakers in the various panels, ranging from diplomats to public servants, from former military persons to corporate… Continue reading

The Ethics of Cyber Conflict

Cyber warfare is one of the most debated and vibrating buzzwords in recent years: geeks, security experts, military officers, lawyers could not even agree on a definition. Add philosophers to the mix and you obtain…. complete confusion or valuable contributions to the conversation (the line between the two is kind… Continue reading

Cyber Conflict in the Media

This is the first post of a series that explores the Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT) and the Global Knowledge Graph. GDELT, in the words of its creators, is […] an initiative to construct a catalog of human societal-scale behavior and beliefs across all countries of the… Continue reading

Jason Healey on Autonomous Intelligent Agents

I had the opportunity to ask Jason Healey, editor of “A Fierce Domain – Conflict in Cyberspace, 1986 to 2012” and director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative of the Atlantic Council, some questions on Autonomous Intelligent Agents (AIAs) in cyber conflict for a feature article that will be published in the fall… Continue reading

Autonomous Intelligent Agents in Cyber Offence

During the last CyCon conference, organized by the Cooperative Cyber Defence Center of Exellence in Tallinn, Estonia, I presented a paper titled “Autonomous Intelligent Agents in Cyber Offence”, exploring the concept of AIAs, a complete definition, taxonomy and scenarios of applications.  The paper also includes an overview of the legal… Continue reading

Digital Forensics in a Cyber Warfare Context

I present here a paper exploring how digital forensics can be logically framed in the context of cyber warfare. We all know the attribution of a cyber attack is widely considered a fundamental aspect to be resolved before the formulation of every cyber strategy by nation-states: digital forensics procedures and… Continue reading