Ryan Johnson

Ryan Johnson

Senior Manager, International Public Policy at Access Partnership
Joined on June 13, 2016
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Ryan works in Access Partnership's public policy consulting team, focusing mainly on cybersecurity and Internet governance issues. He works with global companies and organizations to develop strategies, shape policy discussions and access new markets. He has worked on Internet policy issues for some years, primarily in developing countries in Africa, Latin America and South Asia.

Before joining Access Partnership, he worked for Neo Globe Consulting, where he managed market research, policy advocacy and new market entry activities, and focused on cybersecurity, data protection and cryptography. He has advised various Latin American countries on their digital agendas, national cybersecurity strategies and electronic-crime laws. Ryan holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Intercultural Relations from Indiana Wesleyan University, and is completing a master's in Internet Governance and Contemporary Diplomacy at the University of Malta.

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WikiLeaks' Vault 7: CIA Gives a Free Lesson in Personal Cyber Security

WikiLeaks' newly released Vault 7 trove is a tantalizing study in how one of the world's premiere intelligence agencies hacks devices. Analysts and experts have signaled that this leak appears authentic based on some clues in the content. But while it may ultimately be comparable in size to the Snowden or Manning leaks, it lacks the "wow" factor that made those landmark whistleblowing cases so important. What lessons are to be learned from the leaks, and how should we apply them to our personal digital lives? more»

A Field Guide to Internet Governance in 2017

The global debate on Internet Governance has come a long way since 2005. In the 12 years following the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis, governments have paid more attention than ever to policies that can promote economic development, security, and innovation. You may not have felt the progress, however; if it is hard to see a reduction in the confusion and "soup of forums" described on this site nearly six years ago, this is because as we have made progress, the scope of the issues addressed have increased to match. more»

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ICANNInternet GovernancePolicy & RegulationCybersecurity

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