The Strategic Uses of Ambiguity in Cyberspace

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The Strategic Uses of Ambiguity in Cyberspace.

Speaker: Libicki, M. (Naval Academy).

Date: July 2016.

Martin Libicki (Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley 1978) holds the Richard Keyser Distinguished Professor of Cyber Studies at the U.S. Naval Academy. He wrote three commercially published books, Cyberspace in War and Peace (USNI Press, forthcoming autumn 2016), Conquest in Cyberspace: National Security and Information Warfare (2007), and Information Technology Standards: Quest for the Common Byte (1994). As senior management scientist at RAND (1998-2016) he wrote numerous monographs, notably Defender’s Dilemma, Brandishing Cyberattack Capabilities, Crisis and Escalation in Cyberspace, Global Demographic Change and its Implications for Military Power, Cyberdeterrence and Cyberwar, How Insurgencies End (with Ben Connable), and How Terrorist Groups End (with Seth Jones). Earlier employment includes adjunct professorships at Columbia University and Georgetown University, 12 years at the National Defense University, three years on the Navy Staff as program sponsor for industrial preparedness, and three years for the GAO.


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