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Mamuka Kirkitadze

2023-2024 European Cybersecurity Fellow

Mamuka Kirkitadze is a Digital Manager at the London-based communications agency Zinc Network. Among other things, he’s responsible for conducting research using Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) on various topics. He also occupies the position of Policy Analyst at the Global Foundation for Cyber Studies and Research on part-time bases. In this role, he focuses on researching the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in cybersecurity. Currently, Mamuka represents the ECCRI at the Community of Democracies (CoD) Working Group on Democracy and Technology (WGD&T).

Mamuka holds a MA in international relations from Ilia State University and is an alumnus of the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS) National Security and Public Policy training program. His main interests include researching state-sponsored cyber attacks coming from Russia and China as well as using offensive cyber operations during kinetic warfare. He has published and co-authored several peer-reviewed articles and expert opinion papers on state-sponsored cyber operations.