In the News

Dec 2, 2022

Evanina testifies to Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

By Atlantic Council

William Evanina testifies on the growing cyber threat posed to US business and academic institutions.

Cybersecurity Intelligence

Issue Brief

Nov 22, 2022

The cases for using the SBOMs we build

By Amelie Koran, Wendy Nather, Stewart Scott, and Sara Ann Brackett

Software bills of materials (SBOMs) provide key data suit for many uses. Industry and government can continue to sharpen their demand signals, shape implementation, and continue driving development and adoption.

Cybersecurity Technology & Innovation

Tech at the Leading Edge

Nov 18, 2022

GRU 26165: The Russian cyber unit that hacks targets on-site

By Justin Sherman

Russian hackers are not always breaching targets from afar, typing on their keyboards in Moscow bunkers or St. Petersburg apartment buildings. Enter GRU Unit 26165, a military cyber unit with hackers operating remotely and on-site. Going forward, Western intelligence and law enforcement personnel, as well as multinational organizations, would be wise to pay attention. 

Cybersecurity Russia

The 5×5

Nov 16, 2022

The 5×5—The rise of cyber surveillance and the Access-as-a-Service industry

By Simon Handler

Experts discuss the rise of cyber surveillance and the impact of the Access-as-a-Service industry on the United States and its allies.

Cybersecurity Intelligence


Nov 7, 2022

The cyber strategy and operations of Hamas: Green flags and green hats

By Simon Handler

This report seeks to highlight Hamas as an emerging and capable cyber actor, and help the policy community understand how similar non-state groups may leverage the cyber domain in the future.

Conflict Cybersecurity

The 5×5

Oct 26, 2022

The 5×5—Non-state armed groups in cyber conflict

By Simon Handler

Five experts from various backgrounds assess the emerging threats posed by non-state armed groups in cyber conflict.

Conflict Cybersecurity

In the News

Oct 25, 2022

Guevara in El Heraldo de México: on the effectiveness of state’s strategic capabilities (in Spanish)

On October 25, TSI NRSF Inigo Guevara authored an op-ed in El Heraldo de México discussing what makes a state’s strategic capabilities effective (text in Spanish).

Cybersecurity Maritime Security

Issue Brief

Oct 17, 2022

China’s surveillance ecosystem and the global spread of its tools

By Bulelani Jili

This paper seeks to offer insights into how China’s domestic surveillance market and cyber capability ecosystem operate, especially given the limited number of systematic studies that have analyzed its industry objectives.


Hybrid Conflict Project

Sep 30, 2022

How the US can focus its fight against foreign influence operations

By Jennifer A. Counter

Understanding exactly what US adversaries plan to do in the information space is vital to building domestic defenses.

Conflict Cybersecurity

Tech at the Leading Edge

Sep 29, 2022

The ITU election pitted the United States and Russia against each other for the future of the internet 

By Konstantinos Komaitis and Justin Sherman

Earlier this morning, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) elected American candidate Doreen Bogdan-Martin as the agency's Secretary-General. Even with her election, the future role of the ITU in internet governance remains uncertain, and the organization will face challenges in the future debate over respecting extant internet processes while trying to drive genuine progress—and Beijing and Moscow will certainly not sit on the sidelines.

Cybersecurity United Nations