Programs

Logo of the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies and Data. Includes an 8-point compass rose in the middle with the words "Be Bold. Be Brave. Be Benevolent" at the bottom.

GeoTech Center

Championing positive paths forward that societies can pursue to ensure new technologies and data empower people, prosperity, and peace.

Experts

Content

Fri, Jul 30, 2021

Securing digital infrastructure: How transatlantic partners can lead transformative investment in global connectivity

Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Rep. Ro Khanna, and NSC Sr. Director Peter Harrell spoke at the Atlantic Council on challenges to securing infrastructure and the promise of a "trusted connectivity" approach.

Event Recap by Alyxandra Marine

China Cybersecurity

Tue, Jul 27, 2021

GeoTech Commissioner Vint Cerf and others release the report, “Strategy Toward a Solar System Internet For Humanity”

As part of the InterPlanetary Networking Special Interest Group (IPNSIG), GeoTech Commissioner Vint Cerf was one of the five authors that released a report that discussed the technical, operational and political challenges toward the development of a Solar System Internet (SSI).

In the News by the GeoTech Center

Internet Space

Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Rosenblum interviewed by the Federal News Network on cybersecurity and the National Guard

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Todd Rosenblum interviewed by the Federal News Network on the role of the National Guard in combatting cyberattacks.

In the News

Cybersecurity Internet

Wed, Jul 14, 2021

Estonian Prime Minister H.E. Kaja Kallas on securing digital infrastructure with ‘trusted connectivity’

Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Rep. Ro Khanna, and NSC Sr. Director Peter Harrell speak at the Atlantic Council on challenges to securing infrastructure and the promise of a "trusted connectivity" approach.

Transcript by Atlantic Council

China Cybersecurity

Mon, Jul 12, 2021

Reassessing RuNet: Russian internet isolation and implications for Russian cyber behavior

This issue brief examines recent “RuNet” developments and explores how they could elevate national security risks for the United States and Europe by changing the internet landscape in Russia and potentially shifting Russian cyber behavior.

Issue Brief by Justin Sherman

Cybersecurity Europe & Eurasia

Thu, Jul 8, 2021

Rosenblum in the Hill on addressing cybersecurity vulnerabilities

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Todd Rosenblum writes an op-ed for the Hill titled "What to do with cyber vulnerabilities?"

In the News

Cybersecurity Internet

Tue, Jul 6, 2021

National Bank of Ukraine prioritizes green finance

The National Bank of Ukraine's recently updated strategy document identifies green finance as a key focus for the institution in the coming years as NBU officials look to further Ukraine's European integration.

UkraineAlert by Kyrylo Shevchenko

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Thu, Jul 1, 2021

Estonian president: Our connected world needs a trusted architecture

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and Anne Neuberger, deputy US national security advisor for cyber and emerging technology, made the case for "trusted connectivity" at the Atlantic Council.

New Atlanticist by Nick Fouriezos

Cybersecurity Digital Policy

Wed, Jun 30, 2021

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid on combating digital threats with ‘trusted connectivity’

The Estonian president and Anne Neuberger, US deputy national security advisor for cybersecurity and emerging technology, appeared at the Atlantic Council to discuss the world's digital challenges ahead. Here's the full transcript.

Transcript by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Internet

Mon, Jun 28, 2021

Collective cybersecurity for the Three Seas

In Central and Eastern Europe’s Three Seas region, twelve countries have joined together to invest in critical infrastructure projects and increase interconnectivity on energy, infrastructure, and digitization efforts along the way. To strengthen the resilience of these technical investments and better bind together the defensive cybersecurity operations of these societies, Three Seas member states should establish a regional hub for cybersecurity together with key private sector partners.

Report by Safa Shahwan Edwards, Simon Handler, Trey Herr, Adam Marczyński, and Jakub Teska

Central Europe Cybersecurity