Dr Scott N Romaniuk received his PhD in International Studies from the University of Trento. He holds an MRes in Political Research, an MA in Terrorism, Crime and Global Security, and an MA in Military Studies (Joint Warfare). His teaching and research interests span a range of critical research in the areas of international relations, military and strategic studies, critical security studies, terrorism and political violence, and research methods. His current research explores global (cyber-)security policies and strategies (offensive and defensive cyber operations), including the use of artificial intelligence, (lethal) autonomous weapons systems, and automated security functions and applications. He also explores the rise of (digital) security architectures in Asia, robotic systems within international security and technology and the future of warfare.