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The COVID-19 pandemic has recently changed the way we live, work, interact and engage. The emergency lockdown across Europe marks a critical moment in which the digital infrastructure of our civilisation is being put to the hardest stress-test yet, and cybersecurity becomes more important than ever before. In this exceptional moment, it is even more crucial for us […]

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 […]

CYBERSEC Young Leaders

3rd edition of CYBERSEC Young Leaders LOOKING INTO THE CYBERFUTURE THROUGH THE EYES OF YOUNG LEADERS ABOUT CYBERSEC YOUNG LEADERS Launched in 2018 by the Kosciuszko institute, the CYBERSEC Young Leaders initiative invites MA and PhD students to take part in a CALL FOR PAPERS addressing and analysing challenges in cyberspace within the domains of international […]


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 […]

European Cybersecurity Journal – CALL FOR PAPERS!

The realm of cybersecurity evolves at the most rapid of speeds. The European Cybersecurity Journal, edited by the European Cybersecurity Forum - CYBERSEC, tracks these developments and brings them up forward for discussion. In the previous issues, the Journal has provided innovative and thoughtful insights, comments from world-class experts and leaders, and interviews to the […]


The recommendations for the Polish digital economy after the pandemic were presented togehter by the Kosciuszko Institute and the Digital Poland Association in the policy brief "危机 [wēijī]". The word “crisis” in Chinese (危机) consists of two characters. One stands for “threat” and the other stands for “opportunity”. Download the publication.  Facing the challenge of […]


THE BIG PICTURE – WHY THE TOPIC MATTERS? The COVID-19 crisis that has forced the mass of people to move their activities to the online world – their ability to ensure a viable continuity of institutions and social life despite a pandemic. However, it has also brought forward some of the basic truths about the […]

CYBERSEC 2020 Programme Committee Members announced

The Kosciuszko Institute is glad to present the list of CYBERSEC 2020 Programme Committee members. By enhancing out-of-the-box thinking and providing sharp insights from their respective fields of expertise, Programme Committee makes each edition of CYBERSEC Forum more innovative and impactful. Gathering internationally renowned figures coming from both the public and private sector, the Programme […]