Jim Miller and Neal Pollard offer an important and positive assessment of the strategy of persistent engagement. Here, the authors engage their perspective on how to describe cyber activity short of armed attack.
Dr. Richard J. Harknett is Professor and Head of the Department of Political Science at the University of Cincinnati. In 2017, he was an inaugural Fulbright Scholar in Cyber Studies at Oxford University and in 2016 served as the inaugural Scholar-in-Residence at US Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, where he assisted at the Command in examining strategic approaches to cyberspace. He was consulted, along with others in government and academia, in the drafting of the new strategy. Recent publication includes, “Deterrence is Not a Credible Strategy for Cyberspace,” Orbis Summer 2017, with Michael Fischerkeller.
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A response to Max Smeets.
The concept of agreed competition allows for robust academic and policy analysis that, hopefully, will allow competition in cyberspace to evolve into a stable arena of global politics.
The U.S. should rethink its doctrinal approach to cyber conflict.
A review of the United States Cyber Command’s progressive new approach.