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Fri, Jan 22, 2021

Loomis and Scott in Lawfare: A role for the vulnerabilities equities process in securing software supply chains

On Jan. 14, something unusual happened—the National Security Agency (NSA) publicly announced that it had discovered a critical vulnerability (CVE 2020-0601) deep within Windows 10 and reported it to Microsoft for patching. The disclosure was lauded because of the bug’s severity; buried in a cryptographic library, it would have allowed opportunistic attackers to decipher encrypted […]

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Mon, Dec 14, 2020

How do you fix a flying computer? Seeking resilience in software-intensive mission systems

Defense organizations, by nature, confront unanticipated and highly impactful disruptions. They must adapt complex mission systems to withstand these disruptions and accomplish defined objectives. To ensure mission systems like the F-35 remain available, capable, and lethal in conflicts to come demands the United States and its allies prioritize the resilience of these systems.

Report by Trey Herr, Reed Porada, Simon Handler, Orton Huang, Stewart Scott, Robert Lychev, and Jeremy Mineweaser

Cybersecurity Defense Industry

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Event recap | Trust and risk in the software supply chain

Event description On Friday, November 20, the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative and the GeoTech Center jointly hosted a private roundtable to discuss policy and technical recommendations to bolster the security of and trust in the software supply chain. Ms. JC Herz, Cofounder and COO at Ion Channel , and Mr. David London, Senior Director […]

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Cybersecurity Technology & Innovation

Stewart Scott is a program assistant with the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center. In this role, he manages a wide range of projects at the intersection of emerging technologies and dynamic geopolitical landscapes. He also conducts research and provides written analysis for publication on Atlantic Council platforms and works on joint projects with other centers in the Atlantic Council. 

Stewart earned his B.A. from Princeton University at the School of Public and International Affairs along with a minor in Computer Science. His course of study centered on misinformation, social media policy, online extremism, journalism, and American political and economic history. He joined the Atlantic Council after interning with its Cyber Statecraft Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.

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