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"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.

"#Faktenfuchs: Angebliches BBC-Video über Kramatorsk ist Fake"

April 14, 2022 | BR24
Sandro Gaycken, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT, shares his professional insights on a video circulating on the internet where Ukraine is blamed for the attack on the Kramatorsk railway station.

"Droht ein russischer Cyberkrieg gegen Deutschland?"

April 10, 2022 | Heise
Sandro Gaycken, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT, explains why the German infrastructure is poorly prepared for possible Russian IT attacks and recommends bettering the defenses.

"Braucht Deutschland eine Cyberarmee?"

April 1, 2022 | Tagesschau
Sandro Gaycken, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT, spoke with SWR in an interview about whether Germany needs a cyber army in light of the increased threat of cyber attacks.

"Intel kommt – und nun? Europas Aufholjagd bei den Chips fängt gerade erst an"

March 28, 2022 | Handelsblatt
Lola Attenberger, researcher at ESMT, on the European semiconductor industry and servicing its customers in order to avoid devastating supply bottlenecks.

"Die Bedrohung durch russische Cyber-Angriffe"

March 13, 2022 | WELT am Sonntag
Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT, explains the threat of Russian cyberattacks on Ukraine.