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"GCA Announces Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar as New Chair"

December 21, 2022 | Global Cyber Alliance
The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), an international nonprofit dedicated to eradicating cyber risk, announced today the appointment of Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar as the new chair of its Board of Directors.

"NIS-2 und die Lieferkette: Wird die Position von Kritis-Betreibern gestärkt?"

December 21, 2022 | Tagesspiegel Background
With the NIS-2 directive, the EU has defined a new framework for cybersecurity, and even smaller companies can now fall under the critical definition. But they are sometimes left alone, comments Nils Brinker from ESMT Berlin.

"Cyber attack insights Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, Director of the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin"

December 6, 2022 | The Irish Tech News Podcast
Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, the director of the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin, talks to The Irish Tech News Podcast about her background, cyber attack definitions and response, the Estonian cyber attack in 2007, and more.

"Kann Sicherheit einfach beschlossen werden?"

November 26, 2022 | Golem
Nils Brinker, a researcher at the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin, writes an article for Golem, where he discussed the NIS-2 Directive and its implications for IT security.

"Von Worten zu Taten – Der lange Weg zu Cybernormen"

November 23, 2022 | Tagesspiegel Background
UN negotiations on establishing rules of conduct in cyberspace have often threatened to fail. Yet they are elementary for the community of nations in cyberspace, says Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, director of the Digital Society Institute at ESMT.

"Geopolitik nach der Zeitenwende"

October 6, 2022 | ARD Alpha
Sandro Gaycken, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT Berlin, speaks about the Russian invasion of Ukraine and what it means for Western security policy.

"Wir erleben den Sicherheitsgurt-Moment in der Cybersicherheit"

September 26, 2022 | Tagesspiegel
In an interview with Tagesspiegel, Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT, talks about the new opportunities at the DSI, the challenges posed by Brussels regulations for small and medium-sized companies, and a general paradigm shift in cybersecurity.

"Hätte man das nicht vorher wissen können?"

July 31, 2022 | Golem
In his article for Golem, Nils Wehkamp, a researcher at the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin, talks about the similarities between legal texts and programming and their differences in practice.

"Cyber Symposium – Diplomatic Considerations for Armed Attack"

July 26, 2022 | Lieber Institute Westpoint
In her article for Lieber Institute Westpoint, Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, the Director of the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin, writes about what constitutes an armed attack in cyberspace.

"Die Ukraine ist auch im Cyberkrieg: Russland hat versucht, ukrainische Regierungsdaten zu löschen"

July 21, 2022 | RTL News
Sandro Gaycken, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT, talks about how Ukraine is also in a cyberwar as Russia tries to access Ukrainian government data.

"SSI im Urteil der Sachverständigen"

July 6, 2022 | Identity Economy
Among other experts, Isabel Skierka, program leader technology policy at the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT, gave an opinion on the use of digital identity technologies.

"Fact check: Imposter content targets DW, BBC and other international media outlets"

July 6, 2022 | Deutsche Welle
Sandro Gaycken, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT, spoke with Deutsche Welle about pro-Russian fabricated posts pretending to be those of the BBC, CNN, and DW fueling the mis- and disinformation war between Russia and Ukraine.

"Chipkrise – wie Politik und Unternehmen gegensteuern"

May 17, 2022 | Computerwoche
With many billions of euros, European semiconductor production is to be revived. Lola Attenberger, researcher & project lead at the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT, explains why this industrial policy makes sense.

"Russische Cybertruppen können westliche Sanktionen aushebeln"

April 21, 2022 | ZEIT Online
In Russia's attack on Ukraine, the Kremlin has so far made limited use of cyberattacks. But that could soon change, explains Sandro Gaycken, founding director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT.

"Truppe gegen digitale Angriffe: das Cyber-Rapid-Response-Team der EU"

April 14, 2022 | Deutschlandfunk
Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT, speaks about what could be expected from the EU Cyber Rapid Response Team during cyberattacks by Russia against EU countries.