Cyberspace Solarium Commission Digital Event Series

Digital Event #12: Launch Event for the 2021 Annual Report on Implementation

August 12, 2021

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In March 2020, the U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission made 82 recommendations to help the United States secure its interests in cyberspace. Since then, the Commission has produced five white papers, adding to the set of recommendations proposed by the Commission. More than a year later, the Commission's 2021 Annual Report on Implementation reviews these recommendations, the progress made toward their implementation, and the next steps needed.

On August 12, 2021, Commission Co-Chairs, staff, and outside experts held a discussion of the Commission's progress to date. The discussion focused on areas of congressional and executive action, remaining barriers to the implementation of Commission recommendations, and the path forward for national cyber policy.


Opening Remarks (Recorded):

  • Sen. Angus King: Co-Chair

  • Rep. Mike Gallagher: Co-Chair

  • Mark Montgomery: Executive Director (Moderator)


Walkthrough of the Report:

  • Laura Bate: Senior Director

  • Mark Montgomery: Executive Director (Moderator)

  • Robert Morgus: Senior Director


Panel Discussion: Taking the Next Steps in Cyber Policy:

  • Laura Bate: Senior Director (Moderator)

  • Matt Eggers: Vice President of Cybersecurity Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

  • Shane Tews: Nonresident Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

  • Kiersten Todt: Managing Director, Cyber Readiness Institute