Programs

The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative focuses on providing practical, innovative, and relevant solutions to the challenges in cyberspace.

Experts

Content

Sat, Nov 2, 2019

McFate quoted in the Telegraph on cyber warfare

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Defense Policy

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 16, 2019

StratComDC: Global Forum on Strategic Communications

The Atlantic Council will host its third annual Global Forum on Strategic Communications (StratCom 2019) in Washington, DC on October 23-24, 2019.

Press Release by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Disinformation

Wed, Oct 9, 2019

How governments can use cyber tools irresponsibly to preserve power

The Kazakh case serves as an example of irresponsible cyber statecraft, when governments use cyberspace and technological tools to achieve specific political goals, placing the rights of citizens, as well as their political legitimacy, on the line.

New Atlanticist by Safa Shahwan

Central Asia Cybersecurity

Wed, Oct 9, 2019

Bell quoted in InfoSecurity Magazine on vulnerabilities to cyber attacks

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Energy & Environment

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

Europe’s new commission: The outlook for digital policy

A quick look at how the new European Commission will line up on digital policy.

New Atlanticist by Frances Burwell

Cybersecurity Digital Policy

Wed, Sep 18, 2019

A transatlantic agenda for the new European Commission

The new European Commission will take office on November 1, 2019, at a time of intensifying great power competition and new strain for transatlantic relations. This memo gathers the contributions of several Atlantic Council experts on a variety of issues such as defense, foreign policy, trade, and energy policy

Issue Brief by Benjamin Haddad and Jörn Fleck (Eds)

Cybersecurity Economy & Business
Cyber security official

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

The American way of cyber warfare and the case of ISIS

The Cyber Vault collection shows the complexity in design and executing offensive cyber operations which help distinguish an ‘American way’ of cyber warfare—one that is no doubt closely mirrored by many of our allies.

New Atlanticist by JD Work

Cybersecurity

Fri, Sep 6, 2019

Leveraging AI to transform power grid security

Given our acute dependency on an uninterrupted supply of power, it is hardly surprising that power grids are among the most strategically important pieces of infrastructure for economic and national security alike.

New Atlanticist by Lukas Trakimavičius

Cybersecurity Defense Policy

Events

Tue, Nov 12, 2019

Cross-Strait seminar series: Digital connectivity in the Indo-Pacific

Hosted by the Atlantic Council’s Asia Security Initiative, this public panel looks at ongoing digital connectivity efforts under the US Indo-Pacific Strategy in the region’s changing strategic environment.

12:00pm 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