Tom Bossert

  • Atlantic Council Announces New Scowcroft Center Fellows

    WASHINGTON – The Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security has added new senior fellows who will advance the Center’s mission of serving as Washington’s premier thought leadership institute on the role of the transatlantic community in shaping global strategy and security policy.

    These fellows bring decades of experience in government, business, and academia focused on global trends, transatlantic security, Asia security, deterrence, cyber security, missile defense, and strategy.

    For more information or to arrange interviews, please contact Taleen Ananian at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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  • Second Cyber Risk Wednesday

    Exploring Cyber Insurance

    With little regulatory framework, cyber insurance is still a developing field. The increasing awareness and occurrence of cyber crimes, such as data breach, cyber espionage, or network intrusion, has placed this important topic squarely in front of risk managers and CEOs. The second Cyber Risk Wednesday, the monthly series organized by Cyber Statecraft Initiative, discussed evolving issues and challenges of cyber risk management and risk transfer, and the role of insurance in cyber risk mitigation.

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  • Ambiguities Remain with War Powers Resolution on Cyberspace

    On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 the Atlantic Council'sCyber Statecraft Initiative held a panel discussion on the role of Congress in cyber conflict with a particular focus on the War Powers Resolution (WPR).

    Passed over the veto of President Nixon in 1973, the WPR requires the president to report to Congress when US forces are introduced into hostilities, and to terminate the use of force within sixty to ninety days unless Congress authorizes the president’s action. While denying its constitutionality, presidents have interpreted the WPR’s requirements to apply only when there is a risk to US personnel.

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