Tech at the Leading EdgeMar 16, 2023
Building a shared lexicon for the National Cybersecurity Strategy
By the Cyber Statecraft Initiative
The 2023 National Cybersecurity Strategy, released on March 3, represents the ambitions of the Biden Administration to chart a course within and through the cyber domain, staking out a critical set of questions and themes. These ambitions are reflected within the strategy’s pillars and titled sections, but also key words and phrases scattered throughout the […]
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.
Emma Schroeder is an associate director with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative within the Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab). Her focus in this role is on developing statecraft and strategy for cyberspace that is useful for both policymakers and practitioners. She leads the team’s portfolio of work on Conflict, Tech, and Markets, examining the role of cyber and cyber-enabled technology in conflict in the physical domains, and using the market as a lens through which to understand incentives driving global patterns of insecurity. Within this portfolio of work are three central topics: Conflict in and through Cyberspace, the Proliferation of Offensive Cyber Capabilities, and Combating Cybercrime.
Schroeder is also passionate about using fiction as a tool to build bridges, both to complex topics and to other communities. She is the lead author of The Cyber Moonshot, an ongoing series of short stories from the Cyber Statecraft Initiative designed to communicate core themes and concepts in cybersecurity.
Originally from Duxbury, Massachusetts, Schroeder 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.