GeoTech CuesSep 28, 2021
Getting ahead of the next catalyst: A new paradigm for cybersecurity in the space domain
By Andrew LaBarbera and Jeremy Harchelroad
Consider the terms “cyber attacks”and” information and influence activities.” These two terms were relatively infrequently used before the computer malware Stuxnet and the 2016 US presidential election , respectively. Yet these events and the terms characterizing the emergence of new threats mark a threshold where a traditional […]
Governance and CybersecurityNov 14, 2018
Utilizing the human element to mitigate today’s sophisticated cyber threat landscape
By Sean Berg
Cyber security investment continues to rise, but so does the volume of threats in stealing sensitive data. A paradigm shift in how we address cybersecurity is needed to stop this vicious cycle and empower cyber defenders with the right tools to mitigate the onslaught of cyberattacks.
Event RecapMay 27, 2016
Regulators Look for Role in the Internet of Things
By CSM Passcode and Jack Detsch
With more than 20 billion devices getting hooked up to the Internet by 2020, the US government could play a big role in creating rules to eliminate software vulnerabilities in those products. But regulating the potentially $19 trillion so-called Internet of Things (IoT) industry won’t be easy. Officials won’t just need to develop rules for products […]
Event RecapApr 21, 2016
Did Ukraine Power Grid Hack Give Russia an Edge?
By CSM Passcode and Jack Detsch
At an Atlantic Council event Thursday, experts said that a Ukrainian power outage allegedly triggered by Russian hackers may be just a small piece of Moscow’s cybersecurity strategy. If Russian hackers did shut down swaths of Ukraine’s power grid last year, as US officials have claimed, it may be just one piece of Moscow’s strategy […]
Event RecapJun 19, 2015
What Does it Mean to ‘Win’ a Cyberwar?
By CSM Passcode
What we learned from an Atlantic Council event discussing the dynamics of global cyberconflict. Even as countries build up digital defense networks and train armies of hackers, the nature of cyberconflict remains little understood. There isn’t even a firm grasp on what it means to fight – let alone win – a cyberwar. That was […]
Governance and CybersecurityJun 8, 2015
Slavin on Ukraine and the National Security Agency on Issues in the News
By Barbara Slavin
Voice of America’s Issues in the News features South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin on renewed fighting in Ukraine in light of the Atlantic Council’s report Hiding in Plain Sight, a renewal of EU-imposed economic sanctions against Russia. and the persistent powers of the National Security Agency, despite Congressional restrictions.
ArticleSep 3, 2014
Building a Pluralist Future for the Internet
By Alexander Klimburg
This Week’s Internet Conference in Istanbul Follows an Historic Debate at Brazil’s NETmundial “History,” John W. Gardner reputedly said, “never looks like history when you are living through it.” Maybe that is why one of the recent years’ biggest events in shaping the future of the Internet got so little attention recently. Global news media […]
Event RecapMar 29, 2011
Brent Scowcroft Speech at International Engagement on Cyber Conference
By James Joyner
Lt. General Brent Scowcroft delivered the following remarks at the conference on international engagement in cyberspace hosted by Georgetown University’s Institute for Law, Science, and Global Security and the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative. Congratulations to Catherine Lotrionte of Georgetown University and the Atlantic Council for bringing all of you together today. From what I am told, we […]