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



Wed, May 8, 2019

China wants to ‘divide western alliances through bits and bytes,’ warns Pompeo

In a speech in London on May 8, Pompeo also said US intelligence sharing relationships with its friends and allies are at stake.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Cybersecurity

Wed, Apr 24, 2019

Cybersecurity: Changing the model

The need to update the cybersecurity model is clear. An enhanced public-private model – based on coordinated, advanced protection and resilience – is necessary to protect key critical infrastructure sectors

Report by Franklin D. Kramer and Robert J. Butler

Cybersecurity English

Tue, Apr 23, 2019

An ‘increase in clarity’ in US cyber strategy

The “ability to partner across all of the elements within cyberspace is a critical enabler for all of us," Timothy Haugh says.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Cybersecurity National Security

Tue, Apr 23, 2019

The United States is adapting to the cyber challenge, says top DHS official

Shifting tactics have prompted federal authorities to change their approach to defense, Krebs says.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Cybersecurity National Security

Tue, Apr 23, 2019

8th Annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement

On April 23, the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security hosted the International Conference on Cyber Engagement in conjunction with Dentons, PKO Bank Polski, and Texas A&M University. The conference featured 600 participants from over sixty countries for one day of panels and keynotes on some of the world’s most pressing cyber issues, such as […]

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council


Tue, Apr 23, 2019

International engagement key to building cyber resilience

International cyber leaders call for more global cooperation to secure cyberspace.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Cybersecurity Security & Defense

Wed, Mar 27, 2019

Cyber Risk Wednesday: Supply Chain Security in the 21st Century

On March 27, 2019, the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, housed within the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, hosted a public panel to discuss supply chain cybersecurity. The timely discussion, underwritten by Raytheon, followed on the heels of the March 25 disclosure that computer hardware company ASUS had unwittingly been delivering malicious software to ASUS computer owners via its automatic software update utility.

Cyber Risk Wednesdays by Jared Zimmerman


Tue, Mar 26, 2019

United States will ‘reconsider’ information sharing with allies that embrace Huawei, says Pentagon official

“If our allies and partners go with a Huawei solution, we need to reconsider how we share critical information with them because we want to make sure that that is secure information,” Ellen Lord said.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Cybersecurity

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

7th Annual DC Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge

On March 21-22, 2019, the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative hosted its seventh annual DC Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge. United States Air Force Academy’s team, “Delogrand,” winning first place in the Student Track and National Defense University College of Information and Cyberspace’s team, “NDU Team 3,” winning first place in the Professional Track. Grand prize for […]

Cyber 9/12 Project by Jared Zimmerman

Cybersecurity Security & Defense

Wed, Mar 6, 2019

It’s time for a cyber Geneva Convention

If we are going to defend our networks and fight back, we must develop a cyber doctrine that clearly defines what action can be taken to protect and defend the United States from cyberattack. 

New Atlanticist by Bill Leigher



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