People

Vladimir Radunović
Director of Cybersecurity and E-diplomacy

Serbian-born Mr Vladimir (Vlada) Radunović is a lecturer in cybersecurity policy, Internet governance, and e-diplomacy on postgraduate and professional courses. He also serves as an expert with the Geneva Internet Platform. He served as a member of the Advisory Board of the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) from 2016 to 2020, and a member of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group of the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF) from 2012 to 2014. Vlada has been a lecturer, speaker, and resource person on a number of educational and training programmes and events worldwide, including within the WSIS and IGF processes. His professional and research focus is on Internet governance, broadband policy and net neutrality, cybersecurity and cyber-diplomacy, e-diplomacy, and capacity development. He holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Belgrade and a Master’s in Contemporary Diplomacy from the University of Malta. He is currently working on his PhD in cybersecurity. Vlada is currently member of the Board of Directors of Diplo US.

Events

7th EAPTC: Technology and peacekeeping

16 Apr 19 - 18 Apr 19

Serbia

Business-Policy Roundtable

02 Apr 19 25 Mar 19 -

Diplo & GIP at EuroDIG 2018

05 Jun 18 - 06 Jun 18

Georgia

Diplo at Cyber Week 2017

25 Jun 17 - 29 Jun 17

Israel

Cybersecurity: a Strategic View

15 Jan 15 -

Switzerland

Asia Cyber Diplomacy Workshop

28 Aug 15 - 29 Aug 15

Thailand

Cybersecurity 2014 Winter School

01 Dec 14 - 05 Dec 14

Serbia

Blogs

How did Facebook go down? An analysis

05 October 2021

On 4 October, Facebook and its sister services Whatsapp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger went down for almost six hours and reminded us how dependent we are on digital infrastructure. I tried explaining what went do...

New Year’s in New York: A Crowded Cyber-Norms Playground (Part 2)

04 December 2019

One could say that the wish list for cyber-peace was already written in 2015, when states agreed on some rules of behaviour in cyberspace - including that existing international law applies to it. Are we good to go? N...

New Year’s in New York: A Crowded Cyber-Norms Playground (Part 1)

04 December 2019

In December of last year, New York City was the place for diplomats to write a long list of New Year cyber-wishes, which came in the form of resolutions that established the first UN Open-Ended Working Group on Develo...

At the table with the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace

19 December 2018

At the opening of the annual UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF), held on 12–14 November 2018 at UNESCO in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron launched the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace, a high-...

Resources

2016

Cybersecurity competence building trends

Report on cybersecurity competence building trends in OECD countries.... Read more...

2018

The secret life of a cyber vulnerability

The comic brings a worrying, yet realistic and educative story that follows a life of a cyber vulnerability, from its inception to its deployment for an actual cyberattack. ... Read more...

2013

DDoS – Available Weapon of Mass Disruption

The increasing militarisation of cyber-space comes in response to fears of critical damage caused by digital weapons like Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS). Understanding that the botnets are the key platform behind DDoS, we compared the costs of running a large-sca... Read more...

2017

Towards a secure cyberspace via regional co-operation

The study Towards a secure cyberspace via regional co-operation provides an overview of the international dialogue on establishing norms of state behaviour and confidence-building measures in cyberspace. ... Read more...

2016

Cybersecurity in the Western Balkans: Policy gaps and cooperation opportunities

Report on cybersecurity cooperation in the Western Balkans.... Read more...

2007

Linking the community through capacity-building

'A worldwide community of people is built, accompanied by the network of the organisations and institutions each one represents. Such a community has an enormous analytic and decision-influencing potential once introduced to the global process.' - Vladimir Radunovic fr... Read more...

2010

The Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Diplomacy and Diplomatic Service

Rapid development of information and communication technologies (ICT) has lead to significant changes in social, economical and political relations of the modern society. ... Read more...