IDSF – Speaker Profile

Josef Schröfl

Josef Schroefl, started his career in the Austrian Armed Forces in 1982 and worked since that in various areas of the military, including several UN-tours f.e. to Syria. Since 2006 he served in the Austrian MoD heading: “Comprehensive Approach”, “Hybrid threats” and “Cyber Security/Cyber Defence”.

He holds a M.A. in Intern. Relations from University of Delaware/US and a PhD in Intern. Politics from University of Vienna. Several publications/books on Asymmetric/Cyber/Hybrid threats, crisis, conflict and warfare. Peer Board member/reviewer of/from several magazines, f.e. “The Defence Horizon Journal”.

Current position: Deputy Director for CoI Strategy & Defence at the hybrid CoE in Helsinki/Finland.

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