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Thu, Feb 11, 2021

The 5×5—Looking ahead for the Biden administration after a busy year in cybersecurity

It’s been a wild twelve months in the world of cybersecurity since the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative launched the 5×5 series. In celebration of the series' one-year anniversary, experts plotted the year ahead.

New Atlanticist by Simon Handler

Cybersecurity Technology & Innovation

Mon, Feb 8, 2021

Sherman and Herr in The National Interest: Finding a foreign policy for the internet

At present, the United States foreign policy for the internet is absent, and much of the country’s policy efforts could be summed up as “not what China is doing,” a rejectionist attitude beset on all sides by purposeful adversaries and weakened alliances. The United States government does not yet have a constructive strategy for the […]


Tue, Dec 15, 2020

FAST THINKING: Why the new Russian hacks are a game-changer

The bad news keeps coming about the scope of a suspected Russian hack: The US Department of Homeland Security was compromised, in addition to the State, Treasury, and Commerce Departments and parts of the Pentagon. What's going on?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Russia

Dr. Trey Herr is the director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative under the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. His team works on cybersecurity and geopolitics including cloud computing, the security of the internet, supply chain policy, cyber effects on the battlefield, and growing a more capable cybersecurity policy workforce. Previously, he was a senior security strategist with Microsoft handling cloud computing and supply chain security policy as well as a fellow with the Belfer Cybersecurity Project at Harvard Kennedy School and a non-resident fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He holds a PhD in Political Science and BS in Musical Theatre and Political Science.