Jacquelyn G. Schneider

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Jacquelyn Schneider is a Hoover Fellow at Stanford University, a nonresident fellow at the Naval War College’s Cyber and Innovation Policy Institute, and a senior adviser to the Cyberspace Solarium Commission. She researches the intersection of technology, national security, and political psychology with a special interest in cyber, unmanned technologies, and wargaming. Her work has appeared in a variety of outlets, including Security Studies, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, the Journal of Strategic Studies, Foreign Affairs, Lawfare, War on the Rocks, the Washington Post and the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. She has a bachelor of arts degree from Columbia University, a master of arts degree from Arizona State University and a doctorate from George Washington University.

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To Succeed in Its Cybersecurity Mission, the Defense Department Must Partner With Academia (For Real)

While the Defense Department often lists academia as part of important partnerships, this relationship is always the coda in the partnership list. The department needs its own cyber academic engagement strategy.

Cybersecurity and Deterrence

Persistent Engagement: Foundation, Evolution and Evaluation of a Strategy

In 2018, U.S. Cyber Command was elevated to a unified combatant command, one of only four of these functional commands in the U.S. military. To harken the institution’s independence, Cyber Command released a strategic vision announcing a new concept of persistent engagement. The document explained that: