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Oct 15, 2021

Cooper in U.S. Naval Institute on expanding the concept of national security

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Scott Cooper on the need to expand the conception of national security.

China Disinformation

Issue Brief

Oct 15, 2021

Designing decentralized finance for financial inclusion

By Nikhil Raghuveera

The next iteration of DeFi must be developed toward an intentional vision for financial inclusion. Financial inclusion means that everyone has the tools to not only meet their daily needs, but to also build wealth for themselves, their families, and their communities. And in turn, greater financial inclusion supports more resilient and robust economies.

Digital Currencies Digital Policy

Press Release

Oct 14, 2021

Atlantic Council Releases new report on international technology standards and geopolitics

This new GeoTech Center report finds that, while China is seeking to increase influence over technology standards setting, China is still a long way from unfairly dominating international standards organization.

Technology & Innovation

Report

Oct 14, 2021

Standardizing the future: How can the United States navigate the geopolitics of international technology standards?

By Giulia Neaher, David Bray, Julian Mueller-Kaler, and Benjamin Schatz

Standards for data and technology represent a key part of the world’s digital ecosystem, and as such, they can have significant implications for geopolitics. This report, published in partnership with the American Edge Project, endeavors to study the geopolitical dynamics surrounding technology standards setting to better inform related US policy.

China Digital Policy

UkraineAlert

Oct 12, 2021

Medvedev echoes Putin’s dangerous Ukraine obsession

By Peter Dickinson

Former Russian president and prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has penned a vitriolic essay attacking the current Ukrainian leadership that underlines the scale of Moscow's dangerous obsession with the loss of Ukraine.

Conflict Disinformation

empowerME Conversations

Oct 12, 2021

The path to 25 healthcare breakthroughs by 2025

By Atlantic Council

In Season 2, Episode 3 of empowerME Conversations podcast, host and Atlantic Council empowerME Director Amjad Ahmad speaks with Pfizer Regional President for Africa and Middle East Patrick van der Loo about the COVID vaccine rollout in the region, prospects for machine learning and AI to revolutionize healthcare, policies that will promote innovation, and ways companies can nurture women leaders in the workplace.

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship

UkraineAlert

Oct 7, 2021

Ukraine seeks peace with the past

By Olesya Khromeychuk

Since becoming independent in 1991, Ukraine had been locked in relentless memory wars. Three decades on, the country may now be moving towards a new era marked by more meaningful commemoration of the troubled past.

Disinformation Resilience & Society

In the News

Oct 7, 2021

Stephen Rodriguez in the America’s future series on technological innovation

By Atlantic Council

Stephen Rodriguez discusses technological innovation and great-power competition at an event run by the America's Future Series

China Defense Technologies

Press Release

Oct 4, 2021

Atlantic Council’s Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge expands to South Africa

The University of Cape Town’s Cybersecurity Capacity Centre for Southern Africa joins as strategic partner for virtual competition WASHINGTON, DC; CAPE TOWN – October 4, 2021 – The Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, part of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, has partnered with the University of Cape Town (UCT)’s Cybersecurity Capacity Centre for Southern Africa […]

Cybersecurity

In-Depth Research & Reports

Oct 4, 2021

Introduction: Cooperation on maritime cybersecurity

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.

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