Kerstin Zettl-Schabath
Full Name
Kerstin Zettl-Schabath
Job title
Cyber-conflict researcher
Heidelberg University
Speaker Bio

Kerstin Zettl-Schabath is a research associate at the Institute for Political Science at Heidelberg University, where she works on the political dimension of cyber conflicts within the research consortium “European Repository of Cyber Incidents” (EuRepoC). Until the official launch of EuRepoC, Kerstin was engaged in a project funded by the German Foundation for Peace Research, which developed the Heidelberg Cyber Conflict Dataset HD-CY.CON which serves as the basis of today's EuRepoC database. At this time, she also completed her doctoral thesis on the topic of autocratic and democratic proxies in cyberspace, by comparing state-proxy interactions and strategies for China, Russia, the US and Israel from 2000 until 2021.