Dr. Alexander Klimburg, Director Cyber Policy and Resilience Program at the The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS)
- Dr. Alexander Klimburg
- Tuesday 6 February 2018
- International Relations Seminar Series
2311 BD Leiden
Information Warfare and the Darkening Web
Dr. Alexander Klimburg is Director Cyber Policy and Resilience Program at the The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS), an independent think tank that produces strategic surveys, innovative policy recommendations, trend and scenario analyses, risk assessments and geopolitical and regional security analyses. Dr. Klimburg is a world renowned expert in the field of international cybersecurity and worked with organizations as diverse as the European Union, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and NATO. He published various books and research papers, and is regularly covered in media outlets like Newsweek and Reuters. In his most recent book The Darkening Web: The War for Cyberspace, published in 2017, he addresses questions about cyber interdependence and international vulnerabilities relating to major powers like the United States, Russia, China and Europe. In addition to his work at HCSS, Dr. Klimburg is also Associate at Harvard University’s Science Technology and Public Policy Program and Cyber Security Project, he is a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council, and an associate fellow at the Austrian Institute of European and Security Policy. Dr. Klimburg graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies and the London School of Economics, and obtained a Ph.D. at the University of Vienna.