Mon, Dec 16, 2019

US-China collaboration on the Internet of Things safety: What next?

While the Internet of Things offers a range of humanitarian, commercial, and national security benefits, its pervasive nature has many concerned over its impacts on safety and security in society. In a new report by the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Karl Rauscher notes that the world’s two largest powers are at a crossroads with regard to their level and scope of cooperation in continued IoT advances. United States–China Collaboration on the Internet of Things Safety: What’s Next? analyzes possibilities for the United States and China to work together to establish consensus policies and standards to make their societies safer and provide a model for the world.

Report by Karl Frederick Rauscher

China Cybersecurity

Wed, Dec 11, 2019

Aviation cybersecurity: Scoping the challenge

The digital attack surface the aviation sector presents to its adversaries continues to grow in such a way that both managing risk and gaining insight on it remain difficult. With emerging technologies like machine learning and fifth-generation (5G) telecommunications seeing wider adoption—alongside electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL), autonomous aircraft, and increased use of space—aviation-cybersecurity risk management is on the cusp of becoming more complex.

Report by Pete Cooper, Simon Handler, Safa Shahwan

Cybersecurity Internet of Things

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

A digital agenda for the new European Commission: issues and opportunities

Under the outgoing European Commission of President Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Union has emerged as the regulatory superpower of the global digital economy. Early signs indicate Brussels will continue to leverage the power of the single market and its regulatory approach when a new Commission takes office in November 2019.

Blog Post by Jörn Fleck and Alex Baker

Digital Policy European Union

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

Europe’s new commission: The outlook for digital policy

A quick look at how the new European Commission will line up on digital policy.

New Atlanticist by Frances Burwell

Cybersecurity Digital Policy

Fri, Apr 27, 2018

Building a smart partnership for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Along with greater prospects for human advancement and progress, advancements in emerging technologies have the potential to be dramatically disruptive, threatening existing assumptions around national security, rules for international cooperation, and a thriving global commerce.

Report by Beau Woods, Vaughan Turekian, Taehee Jeong, Gigi Kwik Gronvall, Elizabeth Prescott, Gwanhoo Lee, and Rebekah Lewis

Defense Technologies Digital Policy

Tue, Nov 7, 2017

Aviation cybersecurity—Finding lift, minimizing drag

The aviation industry is faced with a complex and critical challenge to carefully balance costs with evolving business imperatives, customer demands, and safety standards.

Report by Pete Cooper

Cybersecurity English

Fri, Apr 7, 2017

Confronting transatlantic cybersecurity challenges in the internet of things

In 2016, a series of highly impactful and publicized disruptions provided a wake-up call to societies on both sides of the Atlantic making obvious their dependence on inherently unpredictable technology. Just before the year began, a targeted attack disrupted the Ukrainian energy grid, forcing its operators to fall back on decades-old manual processes, and a […]

Issue Brief by Beau Woods

Cybersecurity English

Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Cyber Risk Wednesday: Software Liability—the Good, the Bad, and the Uncomfortable

With more cars and medical devices connecting to the internet, what happens if automakers and health care companies don’t start prioritizing digital security? Many cybersecurity experts worry that faulty code in the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) won’t just cause systems to malfunction and freeze. Instead, they say, flaws inside connected cars or pacemakers could […]

Cyber Risk Wednesdays by Jack Detsch, CSM Passcode

Cybersecurity Internet

Wed, Feb 24, 2016

Cyber Risk Wednesday: Healthcare Internet of Things

The Atlantic Council revisited its groundbreaking work on the Healthcare Internet of Things and updated the discussion to see what the likely implications are, how to proceed, and what the future of healthcare cyber safety might look like.

Cyber Risk Wednesdays by Brent Scowcroft Center

Cybersecurity Internet

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Cyber risk Wednesday: Rewards and risks of the healthcare Internet of Things

In order to examine the balance of the security challenges and societal opportunities of networked healthcare devices, on March 18, 2015 the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative gathered a group of experts for a panel discussion and an accompanied report release. Jason Healey, Director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative, moderated the discussion between Pat Calhoun, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Network Safety at McAfee, Suzanne B. Schwartz, Director of Emergency Preparedness, Operations, and Medical Countermeasures at US Food and Drug Administration, and Joshua Corman, Chief Technology Officer at Sonatype.

Cyber Risk Wednesdays by Cyber Statecraft Initiative

Cybersecurity Internet