Dr. Raphael Perl, executive director, Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes at the Marshall Center, and Dr. Alexey Salinikov, vice director, Lomonosov Moscow State University Institute of Information Security Issues discuss "Cyberconflicts: Development Models and Prevention Mechanisms" at the Fifth Scientific Conference of the International Information Security Research Consortium international forum entitled "Science for Secure Cyberspace" hosted April 23-26 at the Atlas Hotel in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. (DOD photo by Karlheinz Wedhorn)

Dr. Sharyl Cross, professor of international security and politics at the Marshall Center, was a guest speaker at this forum concerning the topic of the convention on international information security concept.

This conference was the sixth international forum for the partnership of state authorities, civil society and the business community in Ensuring Information Security and Combating Terrorism. Approximately 60 multinational representatives attended the conference including from Bulgaria, India, China, Russia, Canada, Azerbaijan, Turkey, the United States and Germany, among others.