Current focus: Digital geopolitics, EU cyber diplomacy, EU cyber security regulation, EU cyber defense
Since 2005 at SWP, since 2020 Deputy Head of EU/Europe Research Division
January 2015 - December 2015: Head of Project »The challenges of digitalization for German Foreign and Security Policy« (SWP Research Paper Due Diligence in Cyberspace)
April 2014 - October 2014: Policy Planning Staff, German Federal Foreign Office
August 2013 - April 2014: Fellow at the German Marshall Fund and the Transatlantic Academy
2007 - 2013 Deputy Head of the Research Group „EU-External Relations“
2003 - 2005: Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Bielefeld
The Brussels Effect and the EU-US Trade and Technology Council
An Analysis of WannaCry, NotPetya, Cloud Hopper, Bundestag Hack and the Attack on the OPCW
Contributions to Research Papers 2021/RP 10, 13.12.2021, 125 Pages, pp. 65–68
Recently, the Federal Cabinet adopted the Cyber Security Strategy 2021; it formulates the fields of action and goals for the next five years. However, the decisive factor for success is missing, say Annegret Bendiek and Matthias Schulze.
The German Institute for International and Security Affairs – Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) and the Clingendael Institute are collaborating on digital geopolitics and connectivity in the light of the corona crisis.
How does the current pandemic influence multilateralism? Which role can the European Union play in shaping its future? A debate.