Programs

The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative focuses on providing practical, innovative, and relevant solutions to the challenges in cyberspace.

Experts

Kaitlin Demchuk

Digital Strategist, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Kanishk Karan

Research Assistant, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Zarine Kharazian

Assistant Editor, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Roman Osadchuk

Research Assistant for Eurasia, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Trey Herr

Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative

Cyber Statecraft Initiative

Bobbie Stempfley

Senior Fellow, Cyber Statecraft Initiative

Cyber Statecraft Initiative

Content

Wed, Sep 18, 2019

A transatlantic agenda for the new European Commission

The new European Commission will take office on November 1, 2019, at a time of intensifying great power competition and new strain for transatlantic relations. This memo gathers the contributions of several Atlantic Council experts on a variety of issues such as defense, foreign policy, trade, and energy policy

Issue Brief by Benjamin Haddad and Jörn Fleck (Eds)

Cybersecurity Economy & Business
Cyber security official

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

The American way of cyber warfare and the case of ISIS

The Cyber Vault collection shows the complexity in design and executing offensive cyber operations which help distinguish an ‘American way’ of cyber warfare—one that is no doubt closely mirrored by many of our allies.

New Atlanticist by JD Work

Cybersecurity

Fri, Sep 6, 2019

Leveraging AI to transform power grid security

Given our acute dependency on an uninterrupted supply of power, it is hardly surprising that power grids are among the most strategically important pieces of infrastructure for economic and national security alike.

New Atlanticist by Lukas Trakimavičius

Cybersecurity Defense Policy

Fri, Sep 6, 2019

Alternate Cybersecurity Futures

If the national security community continues to focus on immediate threats and managing current emergencies, it will never escape a cycle of crises, nor manage to impose a strategy to shape tomorrow’s environment.

Report by John Watts, Ben Jensen, JD Work, Nina Kollars, and Chris Whyte

Cybersecurity

Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Jensen in The Washington Post: How cyber operations can help manage crisis escalation with Iran

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In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Iran

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

Jensen in War on the Rocks: What a US operation in Russia shows about the limits of coercion in cyber space

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In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Europe & Eurasia

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Foreign Interference in Ukraine’s Election

Ukraine Election Task Force The Atlantic Council, the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, and the Transatlantic Commission on Election Integrity established the Ukrainian Election Task Force. Working with other Ukrainian institutions—StopFake, Razumkov Centre, and Detector Media—the three partners created a rapid-response team with the ability to monitor, evaluate, and disclose the full range of foreign subversive activities […]

Insights & Impact by Bridget Corna

Cybersecurity Disinformation
ICCE

Tue, Apr 23, 2019

8th Annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement

On April 23, the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security hosted the International Conference on Cyber Engagement in conjunction with Dentons, PKO Bank Polski, and Texas A&M University. The conference featured 600 participants from over sixty countries for one day of panels and keynotes on some of the world’s most pressing cyber issues, such as […]

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity

Thu, Oct 4, 2018

US Offers NATO Allies Cyber Warfare Capabilities

The United States is expected to announce in the coming days that it will use offensive and defensive cyber capabilities on behalf of NATO if asked, a senior Pentagon official said,

NATOSource by Idrees Ali, Reuters

Cybersecurity NATO

Wed, Mar 30, 2011

Global Watercooler: Scowcroft on Cyber

Around the watercooler today: the similarity between nuclear- and cyber-war; al Qaeda in Libya; and Greenspan takes on Dodd-Frank.

Thinking Global by Frederick Kempe

Cybersecurity Security & Defense