Dr. rer. pol. Annegret Bendiek

Dr. rer. pol. Annegret Bendiek


Research Division: EU/Europe
Senior Associate

annegret.bendiek(at)swp-berlin.org

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

Areas of Expertise:

European Union, Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), Euro-Atlantic security, Cyber-security, EU foreign policy, Strategic partnerships, Transatlantic relations

Current focus: Digital geopolitics, EU cyber diplomacy, EU cyber security regulation, EU cyber defense


SWP Publications (selection):

Annegret Bendiek, Matthias Schulze

Disinformation and Elections to the European Parliament

SWP Comment 2019/C 16, March 2019, 8 Pages

doi:10.18449/2019C16


Annegret Bendiek, Ronja Kempin, Nicolai von Ondarza

Qualified Majority Voting and Flexible Integration for a More Effective CFSP?

A Critical Examination of the EU’s Options

SWP Comment 2018/C 25, June 2018, 8 Pages
Annegret Bendiek, Raphael Bossong, Matthias Schulze

The EU’s Revised Cybersecurity Strategy

Half-Hearted Progress on Far-Reaching Challenges

SWP Comment 2017/C 47, November 2017, 7 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Annegret Bendiek, Magnus Römer

Externalizing Europe: the global effects of European data protection

in: Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance, Emerald Publishing Limited, Vol. 21 Issue 1, January 2019, pp.32-43, https://doi.org/10.1108/DPRG-07-2018-0038
Annegret Bendiek

The European Union’s Foreign Policy Toolbox in International Cyber Diplomacy

in: Cyber, Intelligence, and Security, INSS, Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2018, pp.- 57-71
Annegret Bendiek, Christoph Berlich, Tobias Metzger

European Cyber Foreign and Security Policy through Digital Integration

in: European Cybersecurity Journal, Volume 1, Issue 1, October 2015, pp. 23-30

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Annegret Bendiek, Milena Geogios, Philip Nock, Felix Schenuit, Laura von Daniels

EU-Canada relations on the rise

Mutual interests in security, trade and climate change

Working Paper 2018/ Nr. 03, October 2018, 15 Pages
Annegret Bendiek, Tobias Metzger

Deterrence theory in the cyber-century

Lessons from a state-of-the-art literature review

Working Paper RD EU/Europe, 2015/ 02, May 2015, 20 Pages

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Annegret Bendiek

No New Cold War: Give Strategic Interdependence a Chance

With its concept of strategic autonomy, the EU risks triggering a new Cold War. In the context of globalisation and digitisation, it should focus on strategic interdependence instead. A plea by Annegret Bendiek.

Point of View, November 2018
Annegret Bendiek

Europe’s Patchwork Approach to Cyber Defense Needs a Complete Overhaul

in: Council on Foreign Relations, Net Politics & Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program, 30.08.2017
Annegret Bendiek, Christoph Berlich, Tobias Metzger

Three Priorities for Cyber Diplomacy under the German OSCE Chairmanship 2016

Its OSCE Chairmanship 2016 is a chance for Germany to extend cyber diplomacy beyond its politico-military dimension, argue Annegret Bendiek, Christoph Berlich and Tobias Metzger.

Point of View, November 2015
Annegret Bendiek, Miqdaad Versi, Mustafa Yoldas

The EU Summit in Brussels and efforts to fight terrorism across Europe after the deadly terror attacks in France

Interview by Anand Naidoo in: CCTV AMERICA, 13.02.2015 (Video)

Media quotes (selection):

Annegret Bendiek, Tim Ridout

Restoring Trust in Internet Privacy and Data Security

The Obama administration and U.S. businesses have an enormous stake in restoring trust in Internet privacy and data security. According to Annegret Bendiek and Tim Ridout, signing the UN data protection resolution proposed by Germany and Brazil would be a good first step to do so.

Point of View, November 2013

News

Annegret Bendiek on Twitter

Annegret Bendiek, Matthias Schulze
Disinformation and Elections to the European Parliament
SWP Comment 2019/C 16, March 2019

Annegret Bendiek
Europa verteidigen. Die Gemeinsame Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik der Europäischen Union. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer Verlag, 2018

Annegret Bendiek
No New Cold War: Give Strategic Interdependence a Chance
Point of View, November 2018

SWP Comments

Judith Vorrath, Maike Voss
The Hidden Dangers of Falsified and Substandard Medicines

Developing Countries Are Most Affected by the Illegal Trade


Barbara Lippert, Erik Brandes
It Is Up to the Government

Political Lessons Learnt from the 2016 Brexit Referendum


SWP Research Papers

Paweł Tokarski
Divergence and Diversity in the Euro Area

The Case of Germany, France and Italy


Sabine Fischer
The Donbas Conflict

Opposing Interests and Narratives, Difficult Peace Process