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CDAC Supports and Endorses the Establishment of Cyberspace Funds

Heading into 2024, the Cyber Defense Assistance Collaborative (CDAC) is demonstrating support for the establishment of cyberspace funds and new authorities granted to the State Department under S.2043–a part of the Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act. Greg Rattray, Executive Director of CDAC, represents the organization and partner companies’ support in the following letter. …

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Cyber Defense Assistance Collaborative sends delegation to Annual Cycon Conference in Tallinn to develop Cyber Defense Assistance for Ukraine

The Cyber Defense Assistance Collaborative (CDAC), a CRDF Global Initiative, recently sent a delegation to the Annual Cycon Conference in Tallinn, Estonia, from May 28th – June 2nd. CDAC delegation members met with global like-minded governments and private sector partners to discuss the expansion of cyber defense assistance to Ukraine. Meetings proved to be productive, …

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CDAC Featured in Aspen Digital Paper: “The Cyber Defense Assistance Imperative – Lessons from Ukraine”

Russia’s further invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 was a watershed moment, and unique in that a major nation-state had engaged in coordinated, convergent digital and physical attacks in an effort to conquer a neighboring country. Leaders will draw lessons from this conflict for years, but one is already clear: the ability to deliver cyber …

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CDAC Featured on “Click Here” Podcast Episode: “Rounding up a cyber posse for Ukraine”

By Dina Temple-Raston “Just weeks after Russian tanks began rolling into Ukraine, a representative from the cybersecurity firm Mandiant phoned executives at Naftogaz, Ukraine’s largest state-owned oil and natural gas company, with an unusual offer: Would Naftogaz be open to having Mandiant check their network for bad guys? Russian hackers have been trying to break …

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CRDF Global Becomes Platform for Cyber Defense Assistance Collaborative (CDAC) for Ukraine, Receives Grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Prior to the February Russian expanded military invasion of Ukraine, cyber attacks on Ukrainian public and private institutions accelerated in number and intensity.  Two former U.S. government officials and leading experts on cyber security and Ukraine, Greg Rattray and Matthew Murray, had been working with CRDF Global to help Ukraine create the nation’s first national …

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