Programs

Cyber Statecraft Initiative

Working at the nexus of geopolitics and cybersecurity to craft strategies to help shape the conduct of statecraft and to better inform and secure users of technology.

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The post-COVID-19 world: GeoTech and the pandemic

Learn what the Atlantic Council GeoTech Center has done since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. View our video recaps. Read our analyses. Glean insights on how tech, data, and leadership can ensure the world gets through the pandemic and we build a better post-COVID-19 world together.

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Experts

Content

Fri, Feb 26, 2021

Borghard at T20: Cyber threats to global financial stability

On February 9, Erica Borghard participated in the first full meeting of Task Force 4: Digital Transformation for the Think20 (T20). The T20 is the official engagement group of the G20, bringing together leading think tanks and research center worldwide. At the meeting, Borghard presented her policy brief on cyber threats to global financial stability. […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity G20

Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Event recap | Synthetic data, privacy, and the future of trust

A live GeoTech Hour where panelists discussedartificial intelligence and how to address the legal and ethical privacy concerns associated with synthetic data.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Africa Coronavirus

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

Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Atlantic Council’s UK Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge returns for its fourth year

BT returns as strategic partner for virtual cybersecurity strategy challenge for UK students

Press Release

Cybersecurity United Kingdom

Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Event recap | The geopolitics of emerging tech during the pandemic

A GeoTech Hour with panelists sharing insights on lessons learned, ongoing challenges, and requisite next steps to be taken when considering the intersection of geopolitics, modern technologies, and COVID-19 pandemic.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Coronavirus Cybersecurity

Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Supersize cyber: NATO 20/2020 podcast

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, Simon Handler

Cybersecurity Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Looking beyond COVID-19: The need to focus US national strategy on the next major crisis

Health security and technology experts joined the Atlantic Council's Scowcroft Center and its Forward Defense practice for a discussion on building resilience for the next major national security shock.

Event Recap by Julia Siegel

Coronavirus Crisis Management

Thu, Feb 4, 2021

The big takeaways from Biden’s first foreign-policy speech

President Joe Biden campaigned on a promise of renewed American engagement with the world after the era of “America First”—and the president’s remarks were designed to show that this shift is already underway.

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

China Cybersecurity

Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Protecting the new frontier: Seven perspectives on aerospace cybersecurity

The aviation community is experiencing unprecedented difficulties, while space is emerging as a new fronter with challenges of its own. But there are opportunities for experts across the aerospace sector to tackle its cybersecurity challenges.

Article by Simon Handler

Cybersecurity Space

Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Borghard in the Council on Foreign Relations: Time to end the dual hat?

On February 4, Erica Borghard published an article entitled “Time to End the Dual Hat?” for the Council on Foreign Relations. In the article, she explores the risks and benefits of separating the dual-hat authority structure that government U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, and maps a path forward for the Biden administration. […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Defense Policy

Events

Thu, Mar 4, 2021

You want us to do what, now? CISO views on public-private partnerships

Online Event Cybersecurity leaders from different sectors discuss events that policy needs to address.

1:00pm Cybersecurity Technology & Innovation