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Fri, Nov 22, 2019

What do we know about cyber escalation? Observations from simulations and surveys

Do cyber operations alter how states respond to international crises in a way that creates incentives for decision makers to cross the Rubicon and use military force to settle disputes? This question is central to current cyber strategy debates and the idea of persistent engagement and defending forward in cyberspace. The answer is surprising: no. Based on the evidence, cyber operations offer a valuable escalatory offramp.

Issue Brief by Benjamin Jensen and Brandon Valeriano

Cybersecurity

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

Over the horizon: NATO joint intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance in the Baltic Sea region

NATO joint intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance is about getting the right information to the right person at the right time in the right format.

Report by Task Force Co-Chairs: ADM Mark E. Ferguson, III, USN (Ret.) and AM Sir Christopher Harper, RAF (Ret.) Project Director: Dr. Richard D. Hooker, Jr.

Drones Intelligence

Tue, Nov 5, 2019

Tougher test than Cold War

As the 30th anniversary of the Berlin Wall’s fall approaches, does the US have a consistent strategy and a unified alliance needed to address today's challenges?

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

China Europe & Eurasia

Tue, Nov 5, 2019

Report Launch: Present at the Re-Creation: A Global Strategy for a World at Risk

How can the rules-based international system be re-created for the 21st century? Can and should the US re-build a liberal, rules-based international system? What goals should the US, and its allies, pursue in a changed world, where emerging risks and enduring challenges persist? Those were some of the key questions which animated the event Present […]

Insights & Impact by Atlantic Council

China European Union

Sat, Nov 2, 2019

McFate quoted in the Telegraph on cyber warfare

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Defense Policy

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Hudson quoted in VOA on Russian interference in Africa

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Disinformation

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Present at the Re-Creation: A Global Strategy for a World at Risk

How can the rules-based international system be re-created for the 21st century? Can and should the US re-build a liberal, rules-based international system? What goals should the US, and its allies, pursue in a changed world, where emerging risks and enduring challenges persist? Those were some of the key questions which animated the event Present […]

Insights & Impact by

China European Union

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Bell quoted in Smart Energy International on the new Siemens and the Ponemon Institute report, decarbonization, and vulnerabilities to cyberattacks.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Energy & Environment

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

The zero-day war? How cyber is reshaping the future of the most combustible conflicts

Conventional wisdom would suggest that scaled-up capabilities, growing competition, and the proliferation of malware across cyberspace presents a legitimate risk of escalation in state conflict, transcending the cyber domain toward the kinetic. However, recent history has shown that states have more often availed themselves of their offensive cyber arsenals to achieve surprisingly de-escalatory effects.

New Atlanticist by Simon Handler

Cybersecurity

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

Combating everyday falsehoods

From false headlines about veteran benefit cuts to broad campaigns discrediting climate science, the spread of fake or misleading information online has disrupted democratic societies around the world.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Disinformation

Events

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

A candle in the dark: US national security strategy for artificial intelligence

There is an intense and high-stakes competition being waged by the United States and its near-peer adversaries across the spectrum of emerging technologies, including AI. What are policy options the US can pursue and what are the implications for security strategy?

3:30pm Washington DC

Wed, Dec 11, 2019

Aviation cybersecurity – scoping the challenge

The report launch event on cybersecurity in the aviation ecosystem and discussion on the results of the first-ever global survey on aviation cybersecurity.

4:00pm Washington DC