Center for Cyber Security and International Relations Studies

Supported by The Cyber Society Column

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The Center for Cyber Security and International Relations Studies (CCSIRS) is part of the Department of Political Sciences of the University of Florence. Established in 2015, the CCSIRS aims at promoting and deepening the knowledge on cyberspace dynamics through a policy-oriented approach. More specifically, activities are focused on analyzing the influence that cyberspace exercises over both Italian national security and the international system's stability, peace and security.

The Center’s multidisciplinary approach succeeds in integrating the traditional fields of Social Sciences (politics, economics, law, strategic and military studies) and Computer Science. The analysis is conducted by Italian and international experts with variegated backgrounds.

The Center shapes its international activities by creating an ever-increasing solid network of public and private partnerships, aiming at guaranteeing excellent research. Through its established collaborations with numerous scholars, researchers, experts, consultants and students, the Center deals with the following topics:

Cyber Warfare | Cyber Diplomacy | Cyber Security | Cyber Crime
| Cyber Law | Cyber Intelligence | Cyber Terrorism | Digital Economy

In order to promote awareness on cyber security issues,
the Center offers:

Free access to its collection of publications, articles and academic papers.

A cyberspace-dedicated bibliographic selection of more than 3000 titles.

A free newsletter on national and global cybersecurity developments.

Brief analyses and daily updates are also offered through the Center’s social media.

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