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CISAC's work is organized around formal research projects as well as broader themes involving collaboration among individual scholars. The Center's research and track-two diplomacy address the following areas of concern, which often share interdisciplinary connections: Nuclear Security and Risk; Cybersecurity Threats and the Future of the Internet; Terrorism, Insurgency, and Homeland Security; Governance, Organizations, and Security; Migration and Transnational Flows; and Health and the Environment.

Research

Biology, global health, and associated technologies will heavily affect security in the coming decades and pose important challenges for international...
Cybersecurity represents one of the most pressing challenges the world will face in the coming decades. Ensuring continued economic prosperity and defense...
Governments and the private sector face constant threats of cyber-intrusion traveling across borders on far-reaching computer networks. Unsafe food and...
On any given day, federal agencies inspect about a million people entering the United States and 50,000 truck, rail, and sea containers. Trillions of dollars...
Since its founding as the Center for International Security and Arms Control, CISAC has worked through scholarly research and Track II diplomacy to influence...
Regional conflicts present their own set of unique challenges to the international community. These conflicts may be political, economic, environmental, or...
Issues related to terrorism and violent insurgencies are at the forefront of U.S. and international security policy. CISAC researchers are engaged in...