Melissa Hathaway

Melissa Hathaway is president of Hathaway Global Strategies LLC and a member of CIGI’s Board of Directors.

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Expertise
Cyber crime, espionage and security
Internet policy and infrastructure

Bio

Melissa Hathaway joined CIGI’s Board of Directors in March 2019. She is president of Hathaway Global Strategies LLC, where she brings a multidisciplinary and multi-institutional perspective to strategic consulting and strategy formulation for public and private sector clients. She served in two US presidential administrations, leading the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative for President George W. Bush and spearheading the Cyberspace Policy Review for President Barack Obama.

Melissa has served on the boards of directors for three public companies and three non-profit organizations and is a strategic adviser to a number of public and private companies. She brings a unique combination of policy and technical expertise, as well as boardroom experience, to help others better understand the intersection of government policy, developing technological and industry trends, and the economic drivers that impact acquisition and business development strategy in this field. She publishes regularly on cybersecurity matters affecting companies and countries.

Melissa has a B.A. from American University in Washington, DC, and is a graduate of the US Armed Forces Staff College, with a special certificate in information operations.

In the News

Select Publications

  1. Hathaway, Melissa
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    2013
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    Cyber Readiness Index 1.0
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    Paper Science Technology and Public Policy Program Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Harvard Kennedy School
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Why Digital Infrastructure Must Be Resilient Big Data, Security Opinion
Patching Our Digital Future Is Unsustainable and Dangerous Security, Surveillance & Privacy CIGI Papers
Governing Cyberspace during a Crisis in Trust Security, Platform Governance, Surveillance & Privacy Essay Series
Patching Our Digital Future Is Unsustainable and Dangerous Security, Surveillance & Privacy Opinion
CyberCanada Senior Leadership Summit Security Event
Getting beyond Norms: New Approaches to International Cyber Security Challenges Internet Governance, Platform Governance, Surveillance & Privacy Special Reports
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Getting beyond Norms: When Violating the Agreement Becomes Customary Practice Security, Standards CIGI Papers
GTEC Conference Internet Governance Event
Connected Choices: How the Internet is Challenging Sovereign Decisions Internet Governance CIGI Papers
The Future of Internet Governance Internet Governance Video
Cybersecurity: Are You Winning or Losing? Event
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Change the Conversation, Change the Venue and Change Our Future CIGI Commentaries