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Testimony by Ian Brzezinski

Nov 1, 2021

Brzezinski testifies to US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Black Sea security

Testimony by Ian Brzezinski

Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Ian Brzezinski testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on a US strategy for security in the Black Sea region.

Arms Control Defense Policy

UkraineAlert by Dmytro Kuleba

Oct 28, 2021

Strong Ukraine-Turkey partnership holds the key to Black Sea security

UkraineAlert by Dmytro Kuleba

The strengthening strategic partnership between Ukraine and Turkey is vital for Black Sea security and offers a model for greater NATO engagement in the region, writes Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba.

Conflict Defense Technologies

In the News by Atlantic Council

Oct 12, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford address the specter of war over Taiwan

In the News by Atlantic Council

On October 8, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discuss recent Chinese incursions into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), Taiwan’s strategic significance to the United States, and the possibilities for […]

China Conflict

New Atlanticist by Katerina Sokou

Oct 7, 2021

Greece and France give European strategic autonomy a shot

New Atlanticist by Katerina Sokou

A new defense pact between the two aims to address instability in the Mediterranean by tackling multiple challenges in the region.

France Greece

In-Depth Research & Reports by William Loomis, Virpratap Vikram Singh, Dr. Gary C. Kessler, Dr. Xavier Bellekens

Oct 4, 2021

Recommendations: Cooperation on maritime cybersecurity

In-Depth Research & Reports by William Loomis, Virpratap Vikram Singh, Dr. Gary C. Kessler, Dr. Xavier Bellekens

This report puts forward twelve recommendations—split into three overarching themes—to help better secure all subsystems of the MTS from evolving cyber threats.

Cybersecurity Maritime Security

Report by William Loomis, Virpratap Vikram Singh, Dr. Gary C. Kessler, Dr. Xavier Bellekens

Oct 4, 2021

Appendices: Cooperation on maritime cybersecurity

Report by William Loomis, Virpratap Vikram Singh, Dr. Gary C. Kessler, Dr. Xavier Bellekens

The appendices for key players and an acronym list referred to in 'Raising the colors: Signaling for cooperation on maritime cybersecurity.'

Cybersecurity Maritime Security

In-Depth Research & Reports by William Loomis, Virpratap Vikram Singh, Dr. Gary C. Kessler, Dr. Xavier Bellekens

Oct 4, 2021

Raising the colors: Signaling for cooperation on maritime cybersecurity

In-Depth Research & Reports by William Loomis, Virpratap Vikram Singh, Dr. Gary C. Kessler, Dr. Xavier Bellekens

Few industries are as critical to the global economy as the maritime transportation system (MTS). However, the efficient operation of the MTS is at risk, as the industry is increasingly vulnerable to cyber threats. The MTS must work to raise its baseline for cybersecurity and better protect its actors from systemic cyber threats going forward.

Cybersecurity Maritime Security

In-Depth Research & Reports by William Loomis, Virpratap Vikram Singh, Dr. Gary C. Kessler, Dr. Xavier Bellekens

Oct 4, 2021

Introduction: Cooperation on maritime cybersecurity

In-Depth Research & Reports by William Loomis, Virpratap Vikram Singh, Dr. Gary C. Kessler, Dr. Xavier Bellekens

It is imperative to establish at the outset that there is no silver bullet for maritime cybersecurity. This report is intended to deliver a more complete and operational plan to better protect the MTS by focusing on building upon, broadening, and deepening the priorities put forward by the National Maritime Cyber Plan by focusing on three key principles: risks and standards, information and intelligence sharing, and creating a maritime cybersecurity workforce.

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies

In-Depth Research & Reports by William Loomis, Virpratap Vikram Singh, Dr. Gary C. Kessler, Dr. Xavier Bellekens

Oct 4, 2021

A system of systems: Cooperation on maritime cybersecurity

In-Depth Research & Reports by William Loomis, Virpratap Vikram Singh, Dr. Gary C. Kessler, Dr. Xavier Bellekens

The MTS is not monolithic; it is a markedly complex “system of systems.” This section segments the MTS into three discrete systems—ships, ports, and cargo—each with its own life cycle, in order to highlight areas of risk and leverage for policy makers and the industry.

Cybersecurity Maritime Security

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Sep 16, 2021

FAST THINKING: Can Australian nuclear subs help corner China?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

What impact will this deal have on competition with China? What about the allies left high and dry? Our experts emerged from the deep with the answers.

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