Who’s in Charge and How Does It Work? US Cybersecurity of Critical Infrastructure
The protection of critical infrastructure (water, energy, food supply, healthcare etc.) from cyberattack has…
Christopher Bronk, Wm Arthur Conklin September 12, 2022
Cyber and Information Warfare in Ukraine: What Do We Know Seven Months In?
Information and cyber action have been important but ancillary components of the Ukraine war since its outbreak on February 24, 2022. We offer a set of observations:
Christopher Bronk, Gabriel Collins, Dan Wallach September 6, 2022
The Graying of America: Shifting Demographics and Implications for Immigration Reform
The authors show how new immigration policies can help maintain a strong economy as a growing number of older Americans leave the workforce.
Tony Payan, Pamela Lizette Cruz February 23, 2022
Will COVID-19 Accelerate the Cashless Transition?
Driven by pandemic-related concerns, Americans are shifting away from cash toward digital payment transactions. Is COVID-19 fast-forwarding us to a cashless society? Read Joyce Beebe's take at the Baker Institute Blog.
Joyce Beebe December 17, 2020
The Gulf States and the Middle East Peace Process: Considerations, Stakes, and Options
Fellow Kristian Coates Ulrichsen examines where the six nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council currently stand in their outlook and approaches toward the Israeli-Palestinian issue.
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen August 25, 2020
Economic Statecraft: Options for Reducing U.S. Overdependence on Chinese-Supplied Materials and Medications
This policy report explains how specific tools of economic statecraft can be applied to reduce risks caused by dependence on People’s Republic of China-dominated supply chains for critical goods. It offers foundational building blocks for the formulation and implementation of a larger strategy to reduce American vulnerabilities to China.
Gabriel Collins, Andrew S. Erickson April 23, 2020
Policy Considerations for Energy Infrastructure Resilience
Energy fellow Rachel A. Meidl describes how to ensure energy infrastructure resilience when dealing with catastrophic weather events like hurricanes.
Rachel A. Meidl April 7, 2020
Cyber attacks a wake-up call for energy sector
The fallout from Target's major data breach should be a wake-up call for the energy industry to take cyberthreats seriously, according to Chris Bronk, fellow in information technology policy. The best way to improve cybersecurity, he writes, is not new technology or regulations, but collective action and information sharing.
May 16, 2014
Averting a National Blackout: Cybersecurity and the Critical Energy Infrastructure
How much should the U.S. worry about a catastrophic cyber attack against critical infrastructure in the energy industry?
March 8, 2014