Andrea Little Limbago

Technical Writer, Writer

PhD Computational social scientist researching and writing at the intersection of cybersecurity, technology, and geopolitics

Dr. Andrea Little Limbago is the Chief Social Scientist at Endgame, where she researches and writes on geopolitics, cybersecurity, and technological innovation. She also directs the company’s technical content, and serves as editor-in-chief of the Endgame blog. Her writing has been featured in numerous outlets, including Politico, the Hill, VentureBeat, Forbes, War on the Rocks, and Dark Reading, and she has presented at a range of security conferences (e.g., Enigma, DerbyCon BSidesLV, SXSW), government conferences (e.g. SOCOM’s Global Synchronization), and in academia (e.g. International Studies Association Annual Conference). She has previously worked in academia and at the Joint Warfare Analysis Center, and has excelled in interdisciplinary environments in both the public and private sectors. While at JWAC, Andrea received the Command’s top award for technical excellence for her analytic support across the Department of Defense. Andrea holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she taught a variety of international relations and foreign policy courses, and a bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College.
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Published Content

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Trump Could Address a Major Security Problem At His Putin Summit — But He Won’t
taskandpurpose.com
Trump Could Address a Major Security Problem At His Putin Summit — But He Won’t
July, 16 2018
Mueller’s Bombshell Russia Indictments May Mark A New Era For American Democracy
taskandpurpose.comArticle
Mueller’s Bombshell Russia Indictments May Mark A New Era For American Democracy
February, 19 2018
How Cyberattacks Will Affect The Average Person In 2018
forbes.com
How Cyberattacks Will Affect The Average Person In 2018
January, 30 2018
Why So Few Women Work In Cyber Security (And How We Can Change It)
forbes.com
Why So Few Women Work In Cyber Security (And How We Can Change It)
January, 29 2018
What the rise of cyber indictments means for 2018
helpnetsecurity.comArticle
What the rise of cyber indictments means for 2018
January, 10 2018
Why cybersecurity workers are some of the hardest to retain
venturebeat.com
Why cybersecurity workers are some of the hardest to retain
November, 11 2017
The ‘Hacking Back’ Bill Isn’t the Answer to Cyberattacks
warontherocks.comArticle
The ‘Hacking Back’ Bill Isn’t the Answer to Cyberattacks
October, 31 2017
Deviation From The Norm: Cyberattacks on the Rise
thestrategybridge.orgArticle
Deviation From The Norm: Cyberattacks on the Rise
October, 12 2017
China’s Global Charm Offensive
warontherocks.comArticle
China’s Global Charm Offensive
August, 28 2017
Destructive cyberattacks are only going to get worse
businessinsider.comArticle
Destructive cyberattacks are only going to get worse
September, 13 2017
The dangers of hacking back
venturebeat.com
The dangers of hacking back
May, 31 2017
WannaCry malware is just the latest warning sign when it comes to global cyber insecurity
thehill.comArticle
WannaCry malware is just the latest warning sign when it comes to global cyber insecurity
May, 15 2017
DOJ indictment of Russian hackers shows attribution is possible
thehill.comArticle
DOJ indictment of Russian hackers shows attribution is possible

DOJ indictment of Russian hackers shows attribution is possible

March, 20 2017
Opinion: The trouble with Trump's Russia reset
csmonitor.com
Opinion: The trouble with Trump's Russia reset
February, 8 2017
Opinion: Trump’s internet opportunity
csmonitor.com
Opinion: Trump’s internet opportunity
January, 11 2017
Why Washington must help U.S. companies respond to cyberattacks
politico.com
Why Washington must help U.S. companies respond to cyberattacks
December, 14 2016
The global push for cyber sovereignty Is the beginning of cyber fascism
thehill.com
The global push for cyber sovereignty Is the beginning of cyber fascism
December, 14 2016
What’s Making Some Women in Cyber So Tired – Context: By New America
context.newamerica.org
What’s Making Some Women in Cyber So Tired – Context: By New America
November, 1 2016
Predicting heightened malicious cyber activity, the old fashioned way
thehill.comArticle
Predicting heightened malicious cyber activity, the old fashioned way
July, 20 2016
Brexit security implications: Major, and only starting to unfold
helpnetsecurity.com
Brexit security implications: Major, and only starting to unfold
June, 30 2016
Opinion: No one knows how to define cyberwar – and that's a problem
csmonitor.com
Opinion: No one knows how to define cyberwar – and that's a problem
May, 20 2016
The Real “Weakest Link” In Security Isn’t What You Think
newamerica.org
The Real “Weakest Link” In Security Isn’t What You Think
May, 4 2016
When Unicorns are the Majority
context.newamerica.org
When Unicorns are the Majority
April, 7 2016
From the Silver Screen to Cybersecurity
psmag.com
From the Silver Screen to Cybersecurity
January, 19 2016
One Size Does Not Fit All: The Multifaceted Nature of Cyber Statecraft
ndupress.ndu.edu
One Size Does Not Fit All: The Multifaceted Nature of Cyber Statecraft
July, 1 2015

Sample Presentations & Interviews

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What The Future Of The Internet Looks Like and How We Can Secure It Humanely - An Interview with Andrea Little Limbago, Chief Social Scientist at Endgame
cybersecuritydispatch.com
What The Future Of The Internet Looks Like and How We Can Secure It Humanely - An Interview with Andrea Little Limbago, Chief Social Scientist at Endgame
February, 12 2018
The Tech Titans' Role in Cybersecurity [The Tech Titans and National Security]
youtu.bePresentation
The Tech Titans' Role in Cybersecurity [The Tech Titans and National Security]
June, 28 2018
Track 1 07 Internet Anarchy The Global March toward Data Localization Andrea Little Limbago
youtu.be
Track 1 07 Internet Anarchy The Global March toward Data Localization Andrea Little Limbago
April, 28 2018
Video: State of the Current Threat Landscape (RSA 2018)
veracode.com
Video: State of the Current Threat Landscape (RSA 2018)
April, 17 2018
The CyberWire Daily Podcast
thecyberwire.com
The CyberWire Daily Podcast
February, 23 2018
Burnout, Culture Drive Security Talent Out the Door
darkreading.comInterview
Burnout, Culture Drive Security Talent Out the Door
November, 7 2017
Andrea Little Limbago (DerbyCon 2017) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)
irongeek.comPresentation
Andrea Little Limbago (DerbyCon 2017) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)
September, 22 2017
Endgame's chief social scientist: We need a cyber security "paradigm shift"
axios.comInterview
Endgame's chief social scientist: We need a cyber security "paradigm shift"
June, 5 2017
Trends in Cybersecurity with Endgame Top Expert on LIVE
golocalprov.comInterview
Trends in Cybersecurity with Endgame Top Expert on LIVE
October, 6 2017
Women in Cybersecurity 2017: A CyberWire Special Edition
thecyberwire.com
Women in Cybersecurity 2017: A CyberWire Special Edition
April, 12 2017
USENIX Enigma 2017 — Deviation from the Norms: The Necessity and Challenges ...
youtu.be
USENIX Enigma 2017 — Deviation from the Norms: The Necessity and Challenges ...
March, 6 2017
Strengthening defenses against human-centric vulnerabilities
oreilly.com
Strengthening defenses against human-centric vulnerabilities
December, 6 2016
Andrea Little Limbago, Endgame - Grace Hopper Celebration 2016 - #GHC16 - #theCUBE
youtu.be
Andrea Little Limbago, Endgame - Grace Hopper Celebration 2016 - #GHC16 - #theCUBE
October, 20 2016

Sample Media Comments

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4. Encrypted email sites downed by DDoS attacks
axios.com
4. Encrypted email sites downed by DDoS attacks
June, 28 2018
Constant offensive cyberattacks approved by Pentagon
searchsecurity.techtarget.com
Constant offensive cyberattacks approved by Pentagon
June, 20 2018
World Cup 2018: The tech security challenges around the big event
zdnet.com
World Cup 2018: The tech security challenges around the big event
June, 20 2018
U.S. deal exit spurs fears of Iran's cyber-response
axios.com
U.S. deal exit spurs fears of Iran's cyber-response
May, 8 2018
Pentagon exposed some of its data on Amazon server
money.cnn.com
Pentagon exposed some of its data on Amazon server
November, 17 2017
Five experts and a bot predict Putin's next big surprise
axios.com
Five experts and a bot predict Putin's next big surprise
November, 28 2017
Was Russia behind BadRabbit? Mystery surrounds cyberattack powered by NSA tools
ibtimes.co.uk
Was Russia behind BadRabbit? Mystery surrounds cyberattack powered by NSA tools
October, 27 2017
Bad Rabbit used NSA “EternalRomance” exploit to spread, researchers say
arstechnica.com
Bad Rabbit used NSA “EternalRomance” exploit to spread, researchers say
October, 26 2017
Why hacks like Equifax will keep happening
money.cnn.comInterview
Why hacks like Equifax will keep happening
September, 29 2017
Overnight Cybersecurity: Lawmakers grill Trump officials over Kaspersky threat | Trump camp distances itself from data firm | What we know about Bad Rabbit | Conservative groups back data privacy bill
thehill.com
Overnight Cybersecurity: Lawmakers grill Trump officials over Kaspersky threat | Trump camp distances itself from data firm | What we know about Bad Rabbit | Conservative groups back data privacy bill
October, 25 2017
Microsoft Calls for Cyber Geneva Convention
securityweek.com
Microsoft Calls for Cyber Geneva Convention

Microsoft Calls for Cyber Geneva Convention

February, 17 2017
Is Russian social media meddling 'cyberwarfare'?
money.cnn.com
Is Russian social media meddling 'cyberwarfare'?
November, 3 2017
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