RD Insight: We talked to Pavel Sharikov, the head of the Center for Applied Research at the Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences, about cyber trends in the contemporary world, cybersecurity and information warfare.

Video by Pavel Gazdyuk

With the U.S. Army getting ready to release a new strategy for cyberspace in November, Russia Direct talked to Pavel Sharikov of the Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences, whose research focuses on cyber security and international security issues. In the interview below, Sharikov discusses key ideas from his recently published book, “Issues of Information Security in the Polycentric World,” which analyzes the main global challenges and threats in the field of information security.

Read the full version of the interview here.