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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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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 […]

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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, Simon Handler

Cybersecurity Europe & Eurasia

William Loomis is an Assistant Director with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, within the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. In this role, he manages a wide range of projects at the nexus of geopolitics and national security with cyberspace. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, he worked on market research and strategy at an emerging technology start-up in Madrid, Spain. 

Originally from New York, he holds a BA in Political Science, with a focus on International Relations and Securities Studies from Colgate University.