Dec 4, 2023

Community watch: China’s vision for the future of the internet

By Dakota Cary

In 2015, Beijing released Jointly Building a Community with a Shared Future in Cyberspace, a white paper outlining the CCP’s vision for the future of the internet. In the eight years since then, this vision has picked up steam outside of China, largely as the result of Beijing’s efforts to export these ideas to authoritarian countries.

China Cybersecurity

The 5x5

Nov 29, 2023

The 5×5—Veteran perspectives on cyber workforce development

By Simon Handler, Nitansha Bansal

In honor of National Military Veterans and Families Month, a group of veterans discuss their transitions from the military to the cyber workforce and suggest ways to improve the process for others. 

Cybersecurity National Security

The 5x5

Oct 27, 2023

The 5×5—The cybersecurity implications of artificial intelligence

By Maia Hamin, Simon Handler

A group of experts with diverse perspectives discusses the intersection of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence Cybersecurity

New Atlanticist

Oct 18, 2023

The US-EU Summit: Time to focus on geopolitics

By Frances G. Burwell and Georg Riekeles

Faced with an increasingly hostile and divided world, US and EU officials must make the most of the upcoming summit in Washington DC.

Cybersecurity Digital Policy

In the News

Oct 16, 2023

Cartin quoted in Politico on Huawei use in Germany

On October 15, IPSI nonresident senior fellow Josh Cartin was quoted in a Politico article on continued attempts by the United States to convince Germany to curb its use of Huawei technology. Cartin explained that “having a Chinese company that is strongly susceptible to the [Communist Party of China] leading the globe in a foundational […]

China Cybersecurity

In the News

Oct 14, 2023

Atkins on Industrial Cybersecurity Pulse podcast

On October 13, IPSI nonresident senior fellow Victor Atkins spoke on an episode of the Industrial Cybersecurity Pulse Cybersecurity Awareness Month podcast series. He discussed issues such as patching organizational and personal cyber vulnerabilities, IT/OT integration, and emerging technologies such as AI and machine learning. Atkins noted that with the increasing automation of critical infrastructure […]

Artificial Intelligence China


Oct 4, 2023

The sixth domain: The role of the private sector in warfare

By Franklin D. Kramer

The private sector is the "sixth domain" of modern warfare, argues Frank Kramer, and the government should act to protect it.

Artificial Intelligence Cybersecurity

In the News

Sep 21, 2023

Warrick quoted in Bloomberg Government

By Atlantic Council

Thomas Warrick discusses the risks of not renewing DHS authorities, which are set to expire given partisan divides in Congress.

Civil Society Cybersecurity

The 5x5

Sep 20, 2023

The 5×5—Bridging the divide: Cyber conflict in international relations

By Simon Handler

Researchers discuss the relationship between the cyber policy and academic communities, and share their advice for those interested in breaking into each community.

Cybersecurity National Security


Sep 6, 2023

Sleight of hand: How China weaponizes software vulnerabilities

By Dakota Cary and Kristin Del Rosso

China's new vulnerability management system mandates reporting to MIIT within 48 hours, restricting pre-patch publication and POC code. This centralized approach contrasts with the US voluntary system, potentially aiding Chinese intelligence. MIIT shares data with the MSS, affecting voluntary databases as well. MSS also fund firms to provide vulnerabilities for their offensive potential.

China Cybersecurity