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Vivi Ringnes Berrefjord

Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies
Research fellow
Phone: 97705421

Vivi is a PhD candidate at UiO’s  Political Science department and a research fellow at Norwegian Defence University College. At NDUC, she is affiliated with Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies and the R&D program Information warfare and data driven operations. Her thesis looks at the intelligence potential of metadata and democracies’ digital surveillance of citizens.

She holds a Master of political science from the University of Oslo, a Master of international relations from Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations and a Bachelor of social science from Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She has previously worked for the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI), Geelmuyden Kiese, Telenor Norway, International Telecommunication Union, International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL-CMC) and SOS Children’s Village Dharamsala.

    • Geopolitics, cybersecurity and digitalization
    • Security implications of technological innovation and trends
    • International relations and information warfare