• Jennifer Bachus, Senior Bureau Official and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy, US Department of State
  • Rasmus Hindrén, Head of International Relations, European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats
  • Bret Schafer, Senior Fellow and Head, Information Manipulation Team, Alliance for Securing Democracy
  • Emma Schroeder, Assistant Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council


  • Emerson Brooking, Senior Fellow, Digital Forensics Research Lab, Atlantic Council

Some of the biggest threats to Europe and the United States continue to be gray-zone hybrid threats, including state-sponsored disinformation campaigns, cyber-attacks, and the manipulation of migration. How can the EU and the United States counter disinformation, cyber, and other hybrid threats in a coordinated way? How will the EU implement the goals laid out in the Strategic Compass? How can cooperation with the United States and NATO maximize the response when it comes to new security threats? How can transatlantic coordination be improved to counter state-sponsored or state-aligned hybrid attacks?