Alphaeus Hanson is an assistant director with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative under the Digital Forensics Lab (DFRLab). Prior to joining the Council, Hanson was the inaugural security fellow at Krebs Stamos Group (KSG). As an analyst at KSG, he managed its policy portfolio and drafted feedback on National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) space cybersecurity guidance. Hanson also developed policy recommendations for Group of Seven (G7) leaders as the 2023 US G7 youth (Y7) economics and peace and security delegate. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Delaware at the Alfred Lerner School of Business and Economics and a foreign language certificate in Spanish.