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New AtlanticistOct 29, 2020
The 5×5—Trick or threat? The ghouls and goblins behind this year’s cyber incidents
By Simon Handler
This year has witnessed its fair share of unnerving cyber incidents from a range of spooky characters. But 2020 is not over yet. What further ghouls and goblins might lurk? Cyber Statecraft Initiative experts go 5×5 to discuss spine-chilling cyber incidents this Halloween.
In-Depth Research & ReportsAug 4, 2020
Alliance power for cybersecurity
By Kenneth Geers
There is only one internet, and cybersecurity is therefore an inherently international challenge that countries cannot tackle alone. Alliances like NATO and the EU give democratic countries a cyber edge over their authoritarian challengers.
New AtlanticistJan 28, 2020
The 5×5—The 2010s: A cyber decade in review
By Simon Handler
The past ten years have, among other things, witnessed the most-costly cyberattack on record, the discovery of a computer worm capable of wreaking physical destruction, and USCYBERCOM’s elevation to unified combatant command status. As we turn the page to 2020, we’re looking back to recap the most significant, overblown, and emergent cyber incidents of the decade.
Dr. Kenneth Geers is an analyst at Very Good Security, a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, a NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence Ambassador, and a Digital Society Institute-Berlin Affiliate.
Kenneth served for twenty years in the US Government: in the Army, National Security Agency (NSA), Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), and NATO. He is the author of Strategic Cyber Security, editor of Cyber War in Perspective and The Virtual Battlefield, and technical expert to the Tallinn Manual.