RUSI’s research aims to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the global anti-money laundering regime in an evolving financial crime landscape.
RUSI’s research addresses climate change as the backdrop to all national security, defence and foreign policy discourses.
RUSI’s research explores ways to mitigate the risks from cyber attacks and build cyber-resilient societies.
We examine the most pressing strategic challenges related to cyber policy and strategy.
We examine the scale and methods of cybercrime and its impact on national security and prosperity.
Our cutting-edge global research on environmental crime focuses on environmental security, wildlife crime, illegal fishing, corruption and illicit finance.
Our research focuses on the threat of fraud as it relates to money laundering, cybercrime and international security.
Global illicit flows take diverse forms that are frequently interlinked, driven by organised crime and able to generate substantial proceeds, posing a significant threat to international security.
We focus on the challenges facing law-enforcement agencies in the 21st century and the opportunities that exist to overcome them.
Proliferators of weapons of mass destruction, such as North Korea and Iran, fund their programmes through illicit means, evading international sanctions in the process.
RUSI’s research spans areas such as the intersection between technology and geopolitics, ethical and legal applications of AI, technology procurement, FinTech and cyber.