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Paulo Fernando Viegas Nunes

Head of Information Warfare Branch at Army CIS Directorate and MNCDE&T Project Manager


Lt Col Paulo Nunes is a Signal Corps Army Officer, qualified with the Army Staff Officer’s Course. He has a degree and a Master in Electronics and Computer Science from the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) and a PhD in Information Sciences from the Complutence University of Madrid.

He has been involved in several research projects and Cyber related working groups, namely at Cyber Security and Cyber Defence Capability Development Projects at NATO, EU and National levels.

Lt Col Nunes is currently the scientific coordinator of the Information Warfare Master at the Military Academy and an invited Professor at the National Defence Institute, Instituto de Estudos Superiores Militares, Nova University, Minho University and Coimbra University. He is also an invited lecturer at Saint-Cyr Military Academy.

In 2014 he was appointed Project Manager of the “NATO Smart Defence Multinational Project on Cyber Defence Education and Training (MNCDE&T)” and the National Representative at the European Union CSDP Cyber Defence Discipline Leader Team.