Tech at the Leading EdgeMar 22, 2023
Modernizing critical infrastructure protection policy: Seven perspectives on rewriting PPD21
By Will Loomis
In February of 2013, then President Obama signed a landmark executive order - Presidential Policy Directive 21 (PPD 21) - that defined how U.S. Departments and Agencies would provide a unity of government effort to strengthen and maintain US critical infrastructure. Almost a decade later, evolutions in both the threat landscape and the interagency community invite the US government to revise this critical policy.
Tech at the Leading EdgeMar 3, 2023
How will the US counter cyber threats? Our experts mark up the National Cybersecurity Strategy
By Maia Hamin, Trey Herr, Will Loomis, Emma Schroeder, and Stewart Scott
On March 2, the White House released the 2023 US National Cybersecurity Strategy. Read along with CSI staff, fellows, and experts for commentary on the document and its relationship with larger cybersecurity policy issues.
New AtlanticistOct 12, 2022
Experts react: The hits and misses in Biden’s new National Security Strategy
By Atlantic Council experts
We put the call out to our experts from across the Atlantic Council: Does this document deliver? What does it get right and what’s missing?
Danielle Jablanski is a nonresident fellow at the Cyber Statecraft Initiative under the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) and an OT cybersecurity strategist at Nozomi Networks, responsible for researching global cybersecurity topics and promoting operational technology (OT) and industrial control systems (ICS) cybersecurity awareness throughout the industry. Jablanski serves as a staff and advisory board member of the nonprofit organization Building Cyber Security, leading cyber-physical standards development, education, certifications, and labeling authority to advance physical security, safety, and privacy in public and private sectors. Since January 2022, Jablanski has also served as the president of the North Texas Section of the International Society of Automation, organizing monthly member meetings, training, and community engagements. She is also a member of the Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Advisory Taskforce with the Building Apprenticeship Systems in Cybersecurity Program sponsored by the US Department of Labor.
Jablanski has been responsible for conducting academic and market research on emerging technologies throughout her career. She has independently consulted for the US government and a technology startup on novel technology applications for the military, Department of Defense, and commercial sectors. She began her career with the Stanley Center for Peace and Security evaluating cyber technology impacts to nuclear weapons policy and use worldwide. Before returning to the world of physical and industrial cybersecurity, Jablanski was a senior research analyst with Guidehouse Insights and spent the two years prior contributing to the creation and development of the Stanford Cyber Policy Center at Stanford University. She holds a master’s degree in international security from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Missouri – Columbia. In her free time, Jablanski enjoys reading, camping, and the great outdoors with her family and two pups. She also volunteers locally with Reading Partners North Texas and the Tarrant Area Food bank.