Thornike Zedelashvili

Thornike Zedelashvili / ISPC Member

(May 16, 1993, Georgia, Tbilisi) is a technical documentation specialist of the Information Security Department of the Digital Governance Agency of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia, founder of the Internet publication "Leader" (https://lideri.ge) and a doctor Ph.D. in political science. His research interests include cyber security and information security, kinetic and artificial intelligence development processes, global political processes in the digital dimension.

E-mail: ThomasZedelashvili@gmail.com

Education

2015 - he graduated from Gori State University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Law, majoring in journalism (additional major - tourism). The academic degree of Bachelor of Social Sciences was awarded.

2017 - he graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Caucasus International University, defended the scientific topic: "Information Warfare Strategy and NATO's New Geostrategic Tasks" and was awarded the academic degree of Master of International Relations.

2021 - he defended his dissertation at the same university on the topic: "Cyber war - a modern threat to national security and a new dimension of political conflict" and became a doctor of political science.

1999-2011 - he studied at the 133rd Public School of Georgia, Tbilisi.

Publications

Monograph

(in Georgian) "The century of digital technologies and contemporary international political challenges of cyber security", Georgia, Tbilisi, 2022. P. 173.

Scientific articles

  1. (in English) "Geopolitical Countours of Modern Information Warfare Russian-US Confrontation Line from Baltic Sea to Black Sea”, refereed international scientific journal - "ANTE PORTAS Security Studies", No. 13. Number 1. 2019. PP. 119-131.
  2. (in English) " Reflection of Cyber Warfare Phenomenon in National Security Strategies - Myth and Reality on the Example of the United States", refereed international scientific journal - "American Studies Periodical", International University of the Black Sea, No. 12. 2019. PP. 73-80.
  3. (in English) " Cyberwar as a Phenomenon of Asymmetric Threat and Cyber-Nuclear Security Threats", referenced international scientific journal - "Modern Historical and Political Issues: Journal in Historical & Political Sciences". – Chernivtsi", Chernivtsi National University, N 40. 2019, PP. 50-57.
  4. (In Georgian) "The Concept of Cyber War and the International Security System of the 21st Century", Caucasus International University. Referred international scientific journal - "Polito/Logos". II edition. 2020. PP. 22-33.
  5. (in English) "Cyber threats and asymmetric military challenges in the context of nuclear security: analysis of Ukrainian and international cases", Ukrainian peer-reviewed international scientific journal - "Ukrainian Policymaker", volume 7. 2020 PP. 20-27.
  6. (in English) " The cybersecurity of Georgia and threats from Russia", international scientific journal referred to by the University of Lodz, Poland - "Eastern Review", volume 9. 2020. PP. 2-16.
  7. (in English) "Black Sea Region Security, Cyber Welfare and New Technologies", refereed international scientific journal - "ANTE PORTAS Security Studies", No. 15. Part 2. 2020. PP. 25-33
  8. (in English) "Eu Cyber Security Strategy and Economic Threats”, refereed international scientific journal - "ANTE PORTAS Security Studies", No. 16. Part 1. 2021. PP. 81-93.
  9. (in English) "NATO and EU cyber security environment and standards", Ukrainian peer-reviewed international scientific journal - "Ukrainian Policymaker", volume 9. 2021 PP. 4-11.
  10. (in English) "Geopolitics of the Russia-Ukraine war, Russian cyberattacks on Ukraine-Georgia and expected threats", Ukrainian refereed international scientific journal - "Ukrainian Policymaker", volume 10. 2022. PP. 27-36.
  11. (in Georgian) "Military-political dimension of cyber security in the 21st century", LEPL – Davit Aghmashenebeli National Defence Academy of Georgia, Current issues of National Security, Collection of the Papers of the Papers of the scientific-practical conference, 2022. PP. 32-45.