All media mentions

Mon, Sep 13, 2021

Handler and Schroeder on Defense & Aerospace Report’s Cyber Report podcast: Lessons from aircraft hijacking to counter ransomware

On this week’s Cyber Report, sponsored by Northrop Grumman, Simon Handler and Emma Schroeder discuss the new paper “Countering Ransomware: Lessons from Aircraft Hijacking,” with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Security & Defense

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

Handler joins Asharq News to discuss ransomware and US cyber strategy

Simon Handler joins Asharq News to discusss ransomware and US cyber strategy.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arabic Cybersecurity

Mon, May 24, 2021

Herr, Handler, and Schroeder on the Cipher Brief’s State Secrets podcast

Trey Herr, Simon Handler, and Emma Schroeder join the Cipher Brief’s State Secrets podcast to discuss their recent report on the Sunburst cyber-espionage campaign.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Intelligence

Tue, May 18, 2021

Handler, Schroeder, and Herr in War on the Rocks: Cyber security as counter-terrorism: Seeking a better debate

To improve US cybersecurity, policymakers should draw on relevant strategic lessons from the study of terrorism and counterterrorism.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Terrorism

Mon, May 17, 2021

Schroeder, Handler, and Herr for the Modern War Institute at West Point: Population-centric cybersecurity: Lessons from counterinsurgency

In developing strategic responses to conflict within and through cyberspace, the United States should learn from past conflicts with similar characteristics. Population-centric counterinsurgency strategies provide a compelling lens.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Security & Defense

Fri, Apr 30, 2021

Myles-Primakoff and Sherman in Foreign Policy: Russia Can’t Afford to Block Twitter—Yet

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Politics & Diplomacy Russia

Thu, Apr 22, 2021

Handler and Sherman in the National Interest: The United States needs a public strategy for deterring disinformation

To give the disinformation threat the credence it deserves, the government must create a public strategy on combating disinformation, with deterrence as a main component.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Disinformation

Tue, Mar 16, 2021

Handler in The Hill: Israel and Palestine must cooperate to combat disinformation

It is in the best interest of both Israel and the Palestinians to confront the challenge of Hamas disinformation together.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Disinformation Israel

Tue, Mar 9, 2021

Herr and Handler featured on an episode of the “Acquisition Talk” podcast

Eric Lofgren hosted Trey Herr and Simon Handler from the Cyber Statecraft Initiative on the Acquisition Talk podcast to discuss how the Department of Defense can improve the resilience of its mission systems.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Defense Industry

Fri, Jan 22, 2021

Loomis and Scott in Lawfare: A role for the vulnerabilities equities process in securing software supply chains

On Jan. 14, something unusual happened—the National Security Agency (NSA) publicly announced that it had discovered a critical vulnerability (CVE 2020-0601) deep within Windows 10 and reported it to Microsoft for patching. The disclosure was lauded because of the bug’s severity; buried in a cryptographic library, it would have allowed opportunistic attackers to decipher encrypted […]

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