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

Wed, Jan 27, 2021

Friedland joins the German Marshall Fund to debate the topic of 5G and whether Germany is selling out Europe to China

Read the full article here.

In the News by Julia Friedlander

China Defense Technologies

Sun, Jan 10, 2021

Warrick interviewed on Government Matters on security risks of Capitol attack

Forward Defense and Hariri Center non-resident senior fellow Thomas Warrick was interviewed on "Government Matters" on the security implications of the January 6th attack on the United States Capitol.

Future of DHS by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management Cybersecurity

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Future of DHS Project examines the role of Congressional oversight in department reform

On Thursday, December 17, the Scowcroft Center’s Forward Defense practice and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted a panel of former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials to discuss why now is the time to streamline congressional oversight of DHS.

Event Recap by Julia Siegel

Coronavirus Cybersecurity

Tue, Dec 29, 2020

The Future of DHS Project: Key Findings and Recommendations: Congressional Oversight

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is overseen by more than ninety committees and subcommittees--an oversight burden far greater than any other cabinet department. This issue brief proposes that Congress streamline its oversight of DHS to increase its effectiveness as a department with national security responsibilities.

Issue Brief by Thomas Warrick & Mark J. Massa

Defense Policy Infrastructure Protection

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

Warrick on Newsy Tonight on SolarWinds hack

Forward Defense non-resident senior fellow and Future of DHS Project Director Thomas Warrick was interviewed on Newsy Tonight on the implications of the SolarWinds hack of the US government. Warrick commented on the gravity of the cyber espionage and the actions that the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), a component of the Department of Homeland Security, was taking to mitigate the intrusion.

Future of DHS by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies

Wed, Dec 9, 2020

NATO needs continuous responses in cyberspace

Today, NATO’s security is threatened by Russia’s and China’s continuous cyberattacks on the Alliance and its members. To accomplish its mission of deterrence and defense, NATO needs to implement a strategy of proactive, continuous responses to China and Russia in cyberspace, where great power competition is playing out in real time.

New Atlanticist by Franklin D. Kramer, Lauren Speranza, and Conor Rodihan

Cybersecurity Europe & Eurasia

Thu, Dec 3, 2020

Warrick quoted in The Record on cyber and election security

On December 3, Forward Defense Non-Resident Senior Fellow Thomas Warrick was quoted in The Record on cyber and election security.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management Cybersecurity

Wed, Nov 11, 2020

Washington Post: Durkovich announced as part of Biden’s DHS agency review team

On November 11, FD NRSF Caitlin Durkovich was mentioned in The Washington Post as part of Biden’s agency review team for the Department of Homeland Security.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Democratic Transitions

Mon, Oct 26, 2020

Warrick featured on the Burn Bag Podcast

On October 26, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Thomas S. Warrick spoke on an episode of the Burn Bag Podcast titled “Defending the Homeland: Crises, Controversies, and Successes at the Department of Homeland Security.” In the episode, Mr. Warrick discussed findings of the Future of DHS Report, highlighting the changing threat environment facing DHS.

Future of DHS by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Infrastructure Protection
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