Cyber Policy and Digital Affairs

Legal, Ethical, and Democratic Issues

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The datasphere presents new challenges for collective security, economic prosperity, democratic values and state sovereignty. The public policy challenges concern in particular:

  • International regulation to ensure peace and stability in cyberspace in the face of the proliferation of tools and offensive operations
  • Conflicts of jurisdiction between States or between the State and the private sector and the transformation of the exercise of the regalian powers of States faced with the power of intermediation platforms
  • The development of digital technologies (cryptography, AI, 5G, cloud)
  • The challenges and strategies of digital sovereignty in a context of strategic competition
  • Ethical, legal and democratic issues in an environment that offers a multitude of actors unprecedented access to personal data.

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Researchers of the theme

BECHROURI Ibrahim PhD candidate, expert on anti-terrorism issues
BENSAAD Ali University professor, specialties: Arab world, Africa, Middle East
BERTRAN Marie Gabrielle PhD candidate, software development specialist in Russia
BÔMONT Clotilde PhD candidate in geography, Cloud specialist
CASSOU-NOGUÈS Pierre University Professor of Philosophy
CATTARUZZA Amaël University professor in geography, specialist in digital technology and the Balkans
COLIN Sébastien Lecturer in Geography
DANET Dider Lecturer and Director of the Specialized Master in Cyber ​​Defense Operations and Crisis Management
DOUZET Frédérick Director of GEODE, University Professor and member of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace
ESCORNE Charlotte PhD candidate, specialized in the deployment of 5G in Africa
ESTECAHANDY Hugo PhD candidate, specialist in geopolitical issues of crypto-currencies and the development of their industries in Russia
FRANÇOIS Camille PhD candidate, specialist in informational operations on social networks
FRANÇOIS Margot PhD candidate, specialist in Cuban digital space
GÉRARD Colin PhD, specialist in Russian information influence strategies
GÉRAUD Rémi Cryptologist and security researcher, affiliated to the Ecole normale supérieure
GÉRY Aude PostDoc in public international law, specialist in international legal issues of cybersecurity
GRUMBACH Stéphane Research Director at Inria, specialist in databases and geopolitical digital issues
NOCETTI Julien Teacher and researcher at the Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan schools
NORODOM Anne-Thida Professor of public law at Paris Descartes University, secretary general of the French Society for International Law
PETINIAUD Louis PhD candidate, specialist in the lower and middle layers of cyberspace in territorial conflicts in Ukraine and Georgia
RAUZY Pablo Lecturer in computer science, specialist in emancipatory computer security
SAINT-MEZARD Isabelle Professor at the French Institute of Geopolitics and Deputy Director of IFG Lab
SALAMATIAN Kavé Professor at the University of Savoie. Specialist in Internet measurement and information theory in networks
SALAMATIAN Loqman PhD candidate in mathematics. Internet transmission protocol specialist
SCIALOM Ilan Phd candidate, specialist in cybersecurity of critical infrastructure and the Israeli digital space
TAILLAT Stéphane Lecturer, Cyber ​​Warfare specialist