- School of Public Policy
Karl Grindal is a policy analyst and information security researcher based in Atlanta, GA. He is a collaborator with the Internet Governance Project and studying as a Ph.D. Student at the Georgia Institute of Technology's School of Public Policy.
Karl previously served as the Director of Research for Intelligent Cyber Research (ICR), where he developed the Geocyber Risk Index (GCRI), a comparative assessment of the cyber threats of operating a network in different countries in collaboration with the Eurasia Group. Before joining ICR, he provided strategic, policy, and research services as a Senior Analyst at Delta Risk LLC. From 2014-2017, Karl was the Executive Director of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association (CCSA), a non-profit dedicated to advancing a research agenda on cyber conflict. Earlier with CCSA, Karl had collaborated with Jason Healey as the Associate Editor to the book A Fierce Domain: Conflict in Cyberspace 1986 to 2012.
Karl completed a Master's of Public Policy from Georgetown University. He completed his undergraduate studies with a Bachelor's of Arts in Government from Wesleyan University.
- Emerging Technology and Security
- Information Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection
- Information and Communications Technology Policy
- Media Studies
- Science and Technology Studies
- Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy
- Communication Policy
- Diffusion of Technology
- Emerging Technologies - Innovation
- Internet Studies
- National Security
- Non-Traditional Security Challenges
- Science and Technology
- Technology Management and Policy
- Cyber Attribution: Can a New Institution Achieve Transnational Credibility?
In: Cyber Defense Review
Date: April 2019
This paper argues that authoritative attribution of cyberattacks to nation-state actors requires more than purely technical solutions. New, credible institutions are needed to develop procedural checks and balances that will make attribution more than one nation pointing its finger at an adversary.
- Data Flows and the Digital Economy: Information as a Mobile Factor of Production
In: Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance [Peer Reviewed]
Date: January 2019
Who is requesting websites from whom in the global economy? This paper analyzes quantitative data about the national location of the requestor of a web site and the location of the requested web site to look at information as a mobile factor of production in the global economy.
- Trade Regimes as a Tool for Cyber Policy
In: Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance
Date: January 2019