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Fri, Apr 23, 2021

#94: Shift the Landscape for Adversaries After Sunburst

By: Emma Schroeder and Will Loomis What is the kernel of the issue? Information sharing on cybersecurity issues between industry and government is all the rage, but to what end? While much of the last decade of debate over how and when to share information in cybersecurity has focused on responding to a crisis, the […]

100 Ideas for the first 100 days

Wed, Apr 14, 2021

#85: Bolster Cyber Literacy Across the Nation

By: Emma Schroeder What is the kernel of the issue? Cyber literacy, the ability to use cyber-connected technologies and understand the consequences of their use, must be framed by the United States government as a national security priority. Currently, the US is not promoting a healthy and equitable level of cyber literacy, which would improve the cybersecurity posture of its citizens, private […]

100 Ideas for the first 100 days

Mon, Mar 29, 2021

Broken trust: Lessons from Sunburst

The story of trust is an old one, but the Sunburst cyber-espionage campaign was a startling reminder of the United States’ collective cyber insecurity and the inadequacy of current US strategy to compete in a dynamic intelligence contest in cyberspace.

Report by Trey Herr, Will Loomis, Emma Schroeder, Stewart Scott, Simon Handler, and Tianjiu Zuo

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Emma Schroeder is an assistant director with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative within the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Her focus in this role is on developing statecraft and strategy for cyberspace that is useful for both policymakers and practitioners.

Originally from Duxbury, Massachusetts, she holds an MA in History of War from King’s College London’s War Studies Department. She also attained her BA in International Relations & History, with a concentration in Security Studies, from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.