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Mon, Sep 13, 2021

Handler and Schroeder on Defense & Aerospace Report’s Cyber Report podcast: Lessons from aircraft hijacking to counter ransomware

On this week’s Cyber Report, sponsored by Northrop Grumman, Simon Handler and Emma Schroeder discuss the new paper “Countering Ransomware: Lessons from Aircraft Hijacking,” with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Security & Defense

Thu, Aug 26, 2021

Countering ransomware: Lessons from aircraft hijacking

Ransomware has plagued organizations for more than a decade, but the last three years have experienced a surge in both the number of incidents and the ransoms demanded. To more effectively counter ransomware, the US government should develop a strategy that draws on lessons learned from addressing a surge in aircraft hijackings through the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Issue Brief by Simon Handler, Emma Schroeder, Frances Schroeder, and Trey Herr

Cybersecurity Terrorism

Mon, May 24, 2021

Herr, Handler, and Schroeder on the Cipher Brief’s State Secrets podcast

Trey Herr, Simon Handler, and Emma Schroeder join the Cipher Brief's State Secrets podcast to discuss their recent report on the Sunburst cyber-espionage campaign.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Intelligence

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.