Building the next generation of cyber leaders

The global cyber skills shortage is hindering the ability of government and industry to adequately defend networks, protect infrastructure and operationalize strategies. Historically, workforce development efforts have disproportionately focused on the development technical skillsets, omitting the political, legal, economic and social contexts of cybersecurity crisis management, as well as swaths of next generation talent with diverse skillsets, backgrounds and experiences.


Check out the Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge:

The Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge is an annual cyber policy and strategy competition where students from across the globe compete in developing policy recommendations tackling a fictional cyber catastrophe.

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.