Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative
TopicsCyber Policy, Cyber Security, NATO and its Partners, US Cyber Policy, US Foreign Policy
RegionsCentral Europe, Europe
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Klara Jordan is a nonresident senior fellow with the Cyber Statecraft Initiative at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Ms. Jordan is the Director for the EU at the Global Cyber Alliance, an international, cross-sector effort dedicated to eradicating cyber risk and improving our connected world. At the Global Cyber Alliance Ms. Jordan supports its mission by developing and sustaining partnerships, and furthers GCA's collaborative efforts regarding matters of policy, projects, and fundraising.
Previously, she served as the director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative, expanding the Initiative’s Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge and its presence and programming in Europe. She brings to the Council relevant experience from the private sector, where she supported a range of cybersecurity companies in policy and government affairs space. She also worked in policy and privacy division of FireEye, a global cybersecurity company, focusing on providing insight to FireEye on opportunities and risks that stem from emerging policy, laws, and regulation. Prior to her private sector experience, Klara spent two years at the Atlantic Council rising to the level of deputy director at the Cyber Statecraft Initiative. While at the Council, she supported the Atlantic Council’s programming on cybersecurity, focusing on cybercrime, cyberespionage, and cyberwarfare, and led the programming on NATO and EU cybersecurity issues. Her background also includes work on international law issues at the American Society of International Law and at NATO’s Allied Command Transformation.
Ms. Jordan earned her LL.M from the law school at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. She also holds a masters in interdisciplinary European studies from the Institute of Advanced European Studies in Strasbourg, France and earned her law degree from Matej Bel University in her native Slovakia.