What to make of the proposed change in the draft Nuclear Posture Review.
Dr. Herb Lin is senior research scholar for cyber policy and security at the Center for International Security and Cooperation and Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, both at Stanford University. His research interests relate broadly to policy-related dimensions of cybersecurity and cyberspace, and he is particularly interested in and knowledgeable about the use of offensive operations in cyberspace, especially as instruments of national policy. In addition to his positions at Stanford University, he is Chief Scientist, Emeritus for the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies, where he served from 1990 through 2014 as study director of major projects on public policy and information technology, and Adjunct Senior Research Scholar and Senior Fellow in Cybersecurity (not in residence) at the Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies in the School for International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Prior to his NRC service, he was a professional staff member and staff scientist for the House Armed Services Committee (1986-1990), where his portfolio included defense policy and arms control issues. He received his doctorate in physics from MIT.
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Despite the titles of two recent pieces, Herb Lin and Paul Rosenzweig agree on a great deal when it comes to information operations and cybersecurity.
The government should prioritize and tailor its approach accordingly.
It’s far more grave than one compromised NSA contractor.
How a "dual freeze" of U.S.-ROK military exercises and North Korean military tests could present an opportunity for temporary stablility in East Asia.
Australia is weighing in on the encryption debate regarding exceptional access by law enforcement.