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Tue, Dec 15, 2020

Which hacker group is most like your astrological sign?

Which cyber Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) is most like your astrological sign? After all, behind every cyber operation is a human, led by his or her values and decisions, which can be shaped by one’s astrological sign. These APT-sign pairings provide a guide to some of the most dangerous cyber threat actors and perhaps even a forecast of their prospects for success.

New Atlanticist by Safa Shahwan Edwards and June Lee

Cybersecurity Internet

Wed, Oct 14, 2020

Supersize cyber

NATO should adopt a digital .2 percent policy whereby member states commit to spend .2 percent of their gross domestic product on cybersecurity and digital defense modernization.

NATO 20/2020 by Safa Shahwan Edwards, Will Loomis, and Simon Handler

Cybersecurity Europe & Eurasia

Mon, Sep 21, 2020

Herr, Shahwan Edwards, Handler, and Loomis featured on an episode of the “Lessons from the School of Cyber Hard Knocks” podcast

Joe Saunders hosts Trey Herr, Safa Shahwan Edwards, William Loomis, and Simon Handler to discuss the four pillars of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative, their recent research on the software supply chain, and programming plans going forward.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Technology & Innovation

Safa Shahwan Edwards is the Deputy Director of the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative within the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. In this role, she manages the administration and external communications of the Initiative, as well as the Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge, the Initiative’s global cyber policy and strategy competition.

Safa holds an MA in International Affairs with a concentration in Conflict Resolution from the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs and a BA in Political Science from Miami University of Ohio. Safa is of Bolivian and Jordanian heritage and speaks Spanish and Arabic.

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