New AtlanticistJun 22, 2020
The 5×5—Baseball and cybersecurity: Stealing insights from America’s pastime
By Simon Handler
Whether you have played, watched, hated, or never heard of baseball, lessons from the sport can be applied to many things in life—including cybersecurity. Cyber Statecraft Initiative experts go 5×5 to draw parallels between America’s pastime and today’s cybersecurity issues.
New AtlanticistFeb 25, 2020
The 5×5—The evolution of the internet and geopolitics
By Simon Handler
The internet has been a pivotal force behind the growth of the global digital economy and altered the relationship among states, their citizens, and the private sector. These changes have disrupted the geopolitical balance of power and ushered in a new generation of globally-powerful multinational companies. However, new dynamics of conflict are threatening the internet as we know it.
Josephine Wolff is a nonresident fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, an associate professor of cybersecurity policy at the Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. Her research interests include the social and economic costs of cybersecurity incidents, cyber-insurance, internet regulation, and security responsibilities and liability of online intermediaries. Her book “You’ll See This Message When It Is Too Late: The Legal and Economic Aftermath of Cybersecurity Breaches” was published by MIT Press in 2018. Her writing on cybersecurity has appeared in Slate, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Newsweek, Scientific American, and Wired.