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Max Smeets
Managing Editor
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Max Smeets is the Co-Director of the European Cyber Conflict Research Initiative (ECCRI), and a Senior Researcher at the Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich. He is the author of ‘No Shortcuts: Why States Struggle to Develop a Military Cyber-​Force’ (Oxford University Press & Hurst, 2022) and published widely on cyber statecraft, strategy and risk. Max was previously a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer at Stanford University CISAC and a College Lecturer at Keble College, University of Oxford.
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Understanding patterns of cyber conflict coverage in media
Christos Makridis / Lennart Maschmeyer / Max Smeets • 9 February 2024
A new study on media coverage of cyber incidents uncovers a double bias in reporting that distorts our understanding of the threat
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The magic of sophisticated cyber attacks
Max Smeets • 4 December 2023
To truly measure sophistication, we need to look past the technical and consider the broader elements of cyber operations
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Introducing Binding Hook
James Shires / Max Smeets • 7 November 2023
Managing Editors Max Smeets and James Shires introduce our new platform
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