Current focus: Digital geopolitics, EU cyber diplomacy, EU cyber security regulation, EU cyber defenseProjects
Positions at SWP
Since 2005 at SWP, since 2020 Deputy Head of EU/Europe Research Division
2007 - 2013: Deputy Head of the Research Group »EU-External Relations«
1 October 2022 - 30 September 2023: Substitute Professorship »European Integration« and »European Governance« at Osnabrück University
Winter Term 2021/2022: Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (NZZ Guest Commentary)
2017-2019: Lecturer in the Postgraduate Master of »European Studies«, FU/TU Berlin
Since March 2022: Head of Project »European Repository of Cyber Incidents« (EuRepoC)
2018 – 2019 Project on AI-based scenario analysis of EU-China relations in digital geopolitics, in cooperation with the Center for the Long View, Deloitte Analytics, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) and Viadrina University (SWP Point of View, SWP Working Paper (German), Contribution to edited volume: Digitale geopolitische Konflikte zwischen der EU und China (German), Video by Deloitte Centre for the Long View: Die Methodik der Szenarioanalyse (German))
2021 Pilot study on the possibilities and limitations of a European cyber incident repository
January 2015 - December 2015: Head of Project »The challenges of digitalization for German Foreign and Security Policy« (SWP Research Paper »Due Diligence in Cyberspace«)
2007 - 2021 annual CFSP Review Conference in cooperation with the Planning Staff of the Federal Foreign Office (CFSP: The Capability-Expectation Gap Revisited, A Critical Perspective on Data Transparency in the Common Foreign and Securi-ty Policy of the European Union)
Secondments to Federal Government
April 2014 - October 2014: Policy Planning Staff, German Federal Foreign Office (IP Analysis »Abschied von der Juniorpartnerschaft«)
Member of the Expert Advisory Board »Europe/Transatlantic« of the Heinrich Böll Foundation for the period of 2021-2024
August 2013 - April 2014: Fellow at the German Marshall Fund and the Transatlantic Academy (Beyond U.S. Hegemony: The Future of a Liberal Order of the Internet)
2003 - 2005: Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Bielefeld (European Integration Online Paper)
Political espionage, ransomware paralysing hospitals, surveillance software targeting civil society organisations – cyber threats are omnipresent. Annegret Bendiek and Jakob Bund are talking about increasingly sophisticated threats and the challenges of effective responses to cyber attacks. Host: Esme Nicholson.
Ambitions to Disrupt Malicious Cyber Activity Need to Protect Norms as Well as Networks
A group of EU member states want to change from unanimity to qualified majority voting in the Common Foreign and Security Policy. A more efficient CFSP should be implemented in a step-by-step approach overseen by the European Parliament, argues Annegret Bendiek.
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
Contribution to a Research Paper 2021/RP 10, 13.12.2021, 125 Pages, pp. 65–68
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.