Redefining Public Safety for the Digital Age


The most comprehensive public cyber-education initiative ever conceived, CyberNation™ will enhance our collective safety and security by putting humanity at the center of the digital age.

Today two worlds — the physical and digital — coexist.

Questions That Matter

CyberNation™ will examine and explore different aspects of key questions we should all be asking.

What is the internet?


What is cybersecurity?


What is artificial intelligence?


What laws and rights exist online?


What does it mean to be a good digital citizen?

What is the internet?+
What is cybersecurity?+
What is artificial intelligence?+
What laws and rights exist online?+
What does it mean to be a good digital citizen?+


  • 20 short documentaries
  • 10 short scripted films
  • 10 animated musicals inspired by Schoolhouse Rock!
  • A fictional Cyber-thriller podcast
  • Non-fiction companion series
  • Student peer-to-peer documentary journalism
A groundbreaking multiplatform, multiformat content experience.

Filmmakers & Storytellers

James Schamus

Award-winning screenwriter (Hulk, The Ice Storm), producer (Brokeback Mountain), and former CEO of Focus Features

Jessica Yu

Oscar® Winning filmmaker, author and TV director (Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, Billions)

Ross Kauffman

Oscar® Winning Filmmaker (Born Into Brothels), Professor Rutgers University Center for Digital Filmmaking

Leslie Iwerks

Oscar® Nominated director, producer and writer (The Pixar Story, Dirty Oil, The Imagineering Story, Citizen Hearst, League of Legends: Origins)

Steve James

Award-winning documentary filmmaker (Hoop Dreams, America to Me)

Jessie Deeter

Fulbright Scholar and award winning producer (The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, Do You Trust This Computer)

Ramin Bahrani

Award winning director (Man Push Cart, Chop Shop, Fahrenheit 451), Guggenheim Fellow, Professor of Film Directing, Columbia University

Sue Halpern

Rhodes Scholar and contributing writer covering politics and technology for The New Yorker

Jehane Noujaim

Award-winning international documentary filmmaker (The Great Hack, Control Room,

Katy Chevigny

Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker (Charm City, Dark Money, E-TEAM, Deadline, Election Day)

John Threat

Hacker, writer, director, security expert, entrepreneur

Jason Wishnow

Peabody® winning filmmaker, editor and the director behind TEDTalks

Dr. Gillian “Gus” Andrews

Hacker, scholar, educator and author: Keep Calm and Logon

Advisors & Experts

Dr. Safiya Noble

Co-Director of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry, author: Algorithms of Oppression

Kaja Ciglic

Director, Digital Peace

Kate O’Sullivan

General Manager, Digital Diplomacy

Tabitha Goldstaub

Advisor - Alan Turing Institute
Chair, UK Government AI Council

Mark S Loepker

Education Program Director, National Cryptologic Foundation, Cyber Center for Education & Innovation

Michelle Malvesti

VP, Financial Integrity Network, Editorial Board of the Army Cyber Institute’s Cyber Defense Review

Eli Sugarman

Program Officer, Cyber initiative, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Sonja Perkins

Managing Director of The Perkins Fund

Gen. (Ret) David Petraeus

Chairman KKR Global Institute, former Director, CIA

Karen Greenberg

Director, Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law and author: Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State

Caroline Krass

SVP & General Counsel, AIG. Former General Counsel, CIA

Chris Olson

CEO The Media Trust

Tony Sagar

SVP, Chief Evangelist Center for Internet Security

Jennifer Golbeck

College of Information Studies, Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab University of Maryland

Joshua Geltzer

Executive Director of the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection Georgetown Law

Dr Tom Chatfield

Tech philosopher, author: This is Gomorrah and Critical Thinking

Mårten Mickos

CEO HackerOne –a community of 450,000 users started by hackers and security leaders who are driven by a passion to make the internet safer

Christopher Graves

President & Founder, Ogilvy Center for Behavioral Science

Phil Venables

Board of Directors, Goldman Sachs Bank Sr. Advisor, Center for Internet Security

Dmitri Alperovitch

Co-Founder and CTO CrowdStrike