• Associate director

Maia Hamin

Maia Hamin is an associate director with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative under the Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab). She works on the intersection of cybersecurity and technology policy, including projects on the cybersecurity implications of artificial intelligence, open-source software, cloud computing, and regulatory systems like software liability.

Prior to joining the Council, Maia was a TechCongress Congressional Innovation Fellow serving in the office of Senator Ron Wyden, where she worked on legislation and oversight projects on topics in cybersecurity, privacy, artificial intelligence and internet governance. Previously, she was a software engineer on Palantir’s Privacy and Civil Liberties team, building full-stack software products to implement privacy and data security protections for private and public sector clients.  

Maia holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Princeton University, where she did undergraduate research in cognitive science and machine learning and ran a humor magazine of ill repute.  

October 2023

The 5×5—The Cybersecurity Implications of Artificial Intelligence

by Maia Hamin and Simon Handler

A group of experts with diverse perspectives discusses the intersection of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.
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July 2023

The National Cybersecurity Strategy Implementation Plan: A CSI Markup

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

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.
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July 2023

Critical Infrastructure and the Cloud: Policy for Emerging Risk

by Tianjiu Zuo, Justin Sherman, Maia Hamin, and Stewart Scott

Critical infrastructure increasingly depends upon cloud computing. Policy must adapt its approach to risk management accordingly.
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