Cybersecurity in the digital supply chain – decoupling accelerated by COVID-19

Introduction  International affairs are affected by the technological change to the extent which is hard to grasp and fully understand. Emerging  digital technologies such as 5G or artificial intelligence have exacerbated the global struggle for power and domination. The complexities in the digital supply chain and the challenges regarding the decoupling might be called modern technological Gordian knots. Cutting them requires bold moves and decisions bringing at […]

#CSGlobal20 in unprecedented time

We live through the high-speed social and economic change. The connections we establish today are faster, more globalized and more interconnected than ever before. Our obsession with high-speed has driven the astonishingly fast development of all sorts of technological tools which are indispensable to the health of our economies and our societies, but unfortunately progress […]

Big Data = Big Challenges? Countering adversity in the data-driven economy

INTRODUCTION The tensions and trade-offs related to data, the most valuable resource in the digital economy, are huge. The exponential growth of data is driving the interest in using it in marketing strategies and as amplifiers to spread the political and ideological messages. The exploitation of big data causes concerns about privacy, compliance, liability, information security […]

Towards a global surveillance society? The race between authoritarian and democratic practices of digital governance

INTRODUCTION For the better part of the last few decades, the Internet was idealised as a global open network which is free, interoperable, secure and resilient. Although these might have been the intentions once it was designed, all current emerging technologies, with the new opportunities they provide, also bring an array of challenges for human […]


Nowadays, in the times of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to discuss the accelerating digital transformation is more valid than ever before. In the new world, the digital dimension is critically significant in terms of business continuity and the functioning of the state. With this in mind, we decided to enrich the road to CYBERSEC Forum 2020 […]