Andrey Mikonin, lawyer, partner of S&K Vertical law firm, took part in discussion of speech of Dmitry Gavra, Doctor of Social Sciences, professor of Saint Petersburg State University, on «Information and Psychological Wars of the Present and the Future»
On October 7, 2010, in Context auditorium Dmitry Gavra, Doctor of Social Sciences, professor of Saint Petersburg State University, made a speech on Information and Psychological Wars of the Present and the Future . This lecture was organized by Zero communication agency and sponsored by Duvernoix Legal law firm. Tatiana Alexandrova, counselor of Director General of Peterburg TV and radio company; Nadezhda Kalashnikova, Development Director of LEK construction company; Andrey Mikonin, lawyer, partner of S&K Vertical law firm; Alexandr Segal, co-owner of Kiev Communication Group (KCG); Olga Serebryanaya, journalist, observer of Russian and western blogs in Gorod-812 magazine, were invited as experts to discuss the lecture.
The lecture gave a general idea of information and psychological operation, and information and psychological war against a company, a corporation, a state; models and algorithms of information and psychological operation in modern complex systems were reviewed. Gavra paid special attention to description of modern technologies of destruction/liquidation of an entity/business using information and psychological means. Notion and principles of spin technology and media technology in information and psychological wars were considered.
Invited experts shared their individual perception of such phenomenon as information war as well as practical experience in the field of technologies of modern information wars and methods of protection against them with the audience.