New AtlanticistMay 11, 2021
How operational collaboration can improve US cyber capability and response
By Gregory Rattray
Dealing with cyber challenges to US national security will take operational collaboration that unites all levels of the government and the private sector. These efforts can maximize the strategic impact of public- and private-sector capabilities, speed up defenders’ response times, and provide organizations with advanced warning of potential attacks and complex threats to resilience.
Elections 2020Sep 24, 2020
Five big questions as America votes: Cybersecurity
By Cyber Statecraft Initiative
With the next US presidential election looming, the next administration will face no shortage of substantive cyber policy issues. US adversaries such as China and Russia continue to undermine and fracture the free and open internet, while the technology ecosystem has been altered by the rapid adoption of cloud computing, placing immense power and responsibility in the hands of few technology giants, such as Amazon and Microsoft.
Event RecapOct 10, 2018
Managing Cyber Risks to Protect Financial Stability
By Jack Watson
On October 10, 2018, the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative convened key stakeholders from the financial, governmental and academic communities to convene for the release of a joint report by the Brookings Institution and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, The Future of Financial Stability and Cyber Risk.
Gregory Rattray is the partner and co-founder at Next Peak and was a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative. He previously served as the Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at JPMorgan Chase and established their cyber defense strategy and program. He headed the Global Cyber Partnership program for cybersecurity policy development with industry partners, clients, government agencies and global organizations. Under that program, Mr. Rattray led the establishment of the Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center (FSARC), a private-public initiative to address systemic cyber risks to the financial system and enhance the level of operational collaboration. He also drove key industry cyber security initiatives including Sheltered Harbor the Financial Sector Cybersecurity Profile.
Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Mr. Rattray was founding partner and CEO of Delta Risk LLC. He served as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Chief Internet Security Advisor from 2007-2010. He retired from the US Air Force in 2007 as a Colonel, having commanded the Operations Group of the Air Force Information Warfare Center, and served as Director for Cybersecurity in the White House. He also pioneered Department of Defense (DoD) and US national cyber exercise programs, and initiated the Air Force and DoD partnership with defense industry.
Mr. Rattray has a B.S. degree from the US Air Force Academy, a M.P.P. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and a Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He authored Strategic Warfare in Cyberspace and numerous other books and articles related to cyber and national security. A thought leader in cyber security, he established the concepts of Advanced Persistent Threat and Operational Collaboration, founded the Cyber Conflict Studies Association, and served on numerous national level cyber commissions and studies.