Jun 16, 2023

Accelerating digitalization and innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean

By Pepe Zhang

To sustain the ongoing recovery against short-term headwinds and boost inclusive, productive, and sustainable development in the long term, governments cannot, and should not, act alone. The private sector can improve infrastructure, foster skills, and promote adoption to help the region transform its digital potential into development gains.

Americas Economy & Business

The 5×5

Sep 28, 2022

The 5×5—The Internet of Things and national security

By Simon Handler

Five experts from various backgrounds assess the national security challenges posed by IoT and discuss potential solutions.

Cybersecurity Digital Policy


Sep 26, 2022

Security in the billions: Toward a multinational strategy to better secure the IoT ecosystem

By Patrick Mitchell, Liv Rowley, and Justin Sherman with Nima Agah, Gabrielle Young, and Tianjiu Zuo

The explosion of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and services worldwide has amplified a range of cybersecurity risks to individuals’ data, company networks, critical infrastructure, and the internet ecosystem writ large. In light of this systemic risk, this report offers a multinational strategy to enhance the security of the IoT ecosystem. It provides a framework for a clearer understanding of the IoT security landscape and its needs, looks to reduce fragmentation between policy approaches, and seeks to better situate technical and process guidance into cybersecurity policy.

Cybersecurity Internet of Things

The 5×5

May 12, 2022

The 5×5—Reflections on trusting trust: Securing software supply chains

By Simon Handler

Five experts discuss the implications of insecure software supply chains and realistic paths to securing them. 

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies

In the News

May 8, 2022

Nia quoted in Bloomberg on the implications of Elon Musk’s overtaking of Twitter for activists and companies

By Atlantic Council

Digital Policy Internet

In the News

May 5, 2022

Nia quoted in the Washington Post on long-term implications of Elon Musk’s control over Twitter

By Atlantic Council

Digital Policy Economy & Business

In the News

Jan 29, 2022

Dagres quoted in Voice of America Persian News Network on human rights and internet freedom in Iran

By Atlantic Council

Farsi Human Rights

In the News

Jul 12, 2021

Cybersecurity of Space-Based Assets and Why this is Important

By the GeoTech Center

On a recent joint Georgetown and Atlantic Council masters' class, GeoTech Director Dr. David Bray shared his insights on the seminar's question: "Cybersecurity of Space-Based Assets and Why This Is Important." This masters' class also featured GeoTech Fellows and experts Dr. William Jeffrey, Chuck Brooks, and Dr. Divya Chander.

Cybersecurity Entrepreneurship

Press Release

May 26, 2021

Atlantic Council releases landmark recommendations on the geopolitical impacts of new technologies

Findings based on bipartisan study groups of U.S. government officials and senior figures in tech industry.

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship
geotech, economy, data, trust

In-Depth Research & Reports

May 25, 2021

Conclusion, appendices, and acknowledgements

By The GeoTech Center

An in depth report produced by the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies, making recommendations to maintain economic and national security and new approaches to develop and deploy critical technologies.

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies