Cyber Strategy

Strategy is the effort to achieve policy goals through the application of appropriate means on the adversary and on the operating environment. As these factors change and policymakers better understand those changes, strategy must evolve. The 2023 US National Cybersecurity Strategy provides us with an important framework, but also with questions that the cyber policy community must work to answer in the years to come.



Rebalancing responsibility: Implementing the National Cybersecurity Strategy

THU, APRIL 6, 2023

Top United States government leaders discuss and answer questions on the latest US cyber strategy, what the National Cybersecurity Strategy offers to the public, and how it will be implemented in a panel discussion.

Building the picture bit-by-bit: Why the US needs a Bureau of Cyber Statistics

MON, AUGUST 2, 2021

As attacks on US critical infrastructure and government agencies are on the rise, a standardized dataset on America’s cybersecurity would be invaluable to protecting both networks and citizens.

The Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, under the Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab), works at the nexus of geopolitics and cybersecurity to craft strategies to help shape the conduct of statecraft and to better inform and secure users of technology.

Cyber Strategy

#AtlanticDebrief - How will the OSA be implemented? | A Debrief from Melanie Dawes

Fri, Dec 1, 2023

#AtlanticDebrief – How will the OSA be implemented? | A Debrief from Melanie Dawes

An #AtlanticDebrief with Ofcom Chief Executive Dame Melanie Dawes covering the Online Safety Act and regulatory guidance on illegal harms. In partnership with the Atlantic Council's Europe Center.

by Digital Forensic Research Lab

Cyber Strategy Digital Policy

Tue, Jul 18, 2023

The National Cybersecurity Strategy Implementation Plan: A CSI Markup

On July 13, the White House released the Implementation Plan for the 2023 US National Cybersecurity Strategy. Read along with CSI staff, fellows, and experts for commentary and what the NCSIP means for the Strategy.

by Trey Herr, Stewart Scott, Maia Hamin, Will Loomis, Sara Ann Brackett, Jennifer Lin

Cyber Strategy Cybersecurity

Wed, Jun 28, 2023

Shaping the global spyware market: Opportunities for transatlantic cooperation

The United States and its allies can do more to improve their position on spyware. Further policy action should, through greater collaboration with marketplace operators and allies and partners, work on furthering the development of norms and common understanding of what spyware can and cannot be used for.

by Jen Roberts and Emmeline Nettles

Cyber Strategy Cybersecurity