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PIR Center can take rightful pride in being one of the first non-governmental think tanks...


On November 7, 2013 Chairman of PIR Center Executive Board Michael Yakushev delivered a lecture on “The Challenge of Cyber-Security: Prospects for Global Governance of the Internet?” in the framework of the Seminar organized by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) at the Monter...

For quite a short period of time starting from July 2013 the fugitive American intelligence analyst Edward Snowden has revealed huge amounts of classified information about America's and Britain's clandestine surveillance and intelligence gathering in the Internet and other communication networks.

Identification of internet users, owners of internet content and technical infrastructure, as well as persons providing various services via the internet, has undoubtedly become one of the hottest topics of discussions between representatives of government agencies and the expert community. As far a...

It is not Iran that the story of Flame begins with. The first versions of this malware, or rather of its prototype, were found by the American company Webroot Сommunity in late 2007 in Europe. The following year the virus was spotted in the UAE. At the time of its detection in early May 2012, Flame ...


  • Affiliation : Executive Vice-President for Cooperation with Public Authorities, PJSC VimpelCom
  • Position : Division Head
  • Affiliation : Department of Innovation Development, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
  • Affiliation : Director General, Group-IB
  • Position : Business Consultant on Information Security
  • Affiliation : Сisco Systems
  • Affiliation : Vice-president for Stakeholder Engagement in Russia/CIS/Eastern Europe, Internet Corporation for Assiigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
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PIR Center’s Training Course “Global Internet Governance and International Cybersecurity for Young Specialists”, March 17-20, Moscow, Russia 20.03.2014