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Tue, Aug 4, 2020

Alliance power for cybersecurity

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.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Kenneth Geers

Cybersecurity Europe & Eurasia

Tue, Jan 28, 2020

The 2010s: A cyber decade in review

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.

New Atlanticist by Simon Handler

Cybersecurity

Wed, Feb 27, 2019

Geers Quoted in WIRED on US Hackers’ Strike on Russian Trolls

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In the News by Kenneth Geers

Russia

Kenneth Geers (PhD, CISSP) is a COMODO senior research scientist based in Toronto, Canada and a non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative. In addition, Dr. Geers is a NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (NATO CCD COE) ambassador, an affiliate with the Digital Society Institute-Berlin, and a visiting professor at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv in Ukraine. Dr. Geers spent twenty years in the US Government, with time in the US Army, at National Security Agency (NSA), Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), and NATO, and was a senior global threat analyst at FireEye. He is the author “Strategic Cyber Security”, Editor of “Cyber War in Perspective: Russian Aggression against Ukraine”, Editor of “The Virtual Battlefield: Perspectives on Cyber Warfare”, Technical Expert to the “Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare”, and author of more than twenty articles and chapters on cyber security.