Lars Gjesvik is a Research Fellow at NUPI's Centre for digitalization and cyber security studies, as part of the interdiciplinary research project GAIA.
His thesis examines the interplay between private corporations and state interests in cyber security. Applying theories from IR and political economy he looks at the role of technology companies in constraining international politics. Previous research has looked at topics such as public-private cooperation on cyber security, disinformation and national approaches to cyber security.
Publications All publications
Publication : Article | 2022
The ability of states to exploit private resources at an international level is an increasingly salient political issue. In explaining the mechanisms1
Surveillance Technology at the Fair: Proliferation of Cyber Capabilities in International Arms MarketsPublication | 2021
State cyber capabilities are increasingly abiding by the “pay-to-play” model—both US/NATO allies and adversaries can purchase interception and intrus1
Publication : Chapter | 0
As a small, open and highly digitalized country, cyber security is an issue of growing policy importance in Norway. Yet, like other highly digitalize1
Publication : Chapter | 0
Digitalization is exposing developing countries to a growing number of risks as well as opportunities associated with connecting to the Internet. Mya1
Projects All projects
Research project | 2018 - 2019 (Ongoing)
Why is there not more Nordic cooperation on the international arena, when Nordic politicians so often express a willingness to develop cooperation in this field further? This project aims to build new...
Research project | 2019 - 2022 (Ongoing)
NUPI in collaboration with Simula Research Lab will map global data flows and their impact on national autonomy and sovereignty....
Research project | 2018 - 2019 (Completed)
Protecting critical infrastructures from digital threats is a key challenge for modern states, how should the state approach and make sense of the security of privately owned infrastructures?...
Research project | 2019 (Completed)
How are states responding to the threat of using digital technologies to subvert democratic processes?...
Research project | 2017 - 2018 (Completed)
This project is mapping the threats and the historical usage of digital weapons against critical infrastructures, as well as examining the problems arising from unclear responsibilities in responding ...
Articles All articles
3 Jan 2022
How can we best handle current and future wars and crises? What kind of threats are we likely to face in the years to come? Who are the future actors1