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Analysis and Commentary

Why China's Race For AI Dominance Depends On Math

by Michael R. Auslinvia National Interest
Friday, July 3, 2020

Forget about “AI” itself: it’s all about the math, and America is failing to train enough citizens in the right kinds of mathematics to remain dominant.

In the News

Fraud Is A ‘Continuous, Collaborative Fight’ Warns AU10TIX

quoting Niall Fergusonvia The Fintech Times
Monday, June 29, 2020

In this 30 minute video interview, Mark Walker at The Fintech Times chats to David Birch, an internationally recognised thought leader in digital identity and a member of the AU10TIX advisory board, and Carey O’Connor Kolaja, President and Chief Operating Officer of AU10TIX about the launch of INSTINCT.

Analysis and Commentary

A Strategic Cyber No-FirstUse Policy? Addressing The US Cyber Strategy Problem

by Jacquelyn Schneidervia The Washington Quarterly
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

In June of 2019, the New York Times reported that the United States was “stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid in a warning to President Vladimir V. Putin.” The reporters accused the United States of planting malware within Russian critical infrastructure under new authorities granted by the White House to the Department of Defense (DoD) for offensive cyber operations. 

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Jacquelyn Schneider And Herb Lin: Cyber Power And Peril In The Post-COVID World | Hoover Virtual Policy Briefing

interview with Herbert Lin, Jacquelyn Schneidervia Hoover Podcasts
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Jacquelyn Schneider And Herb Lin discuss Cyber Power And Peril In the Post-COVID World.

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Cybersecurity Lessons From The Pandemic, Or Pandemic Lessons From Cybersecurity

by Herbert Linvia Lawfare
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Fred Cohen was the first person to introduce the term “computer virus.” In a 1984 paper, he defined it as “a program that can ‘infect’ other programs by modifying them to include a possibly evolved copy of itself. With the infection property, a virus can spread throughout a computer system or network using the authorizations of every user using it to infect their programs. Every program that gets infected may also act as a virus and thus the infection grows.” 

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The Classicist: Dark Days Ahead

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Saturday, May 30, 2020

On political polarization, the debt reckoning, and Chinese aggression.

Jacquelyn Schneider and Herb Lin: Cyber Power and Peril in the Post-Covid World

interview with Jacquelyn Schneider, Herbert Linvia Hoover Virtual Policy Briefings
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

A Hoover Virtual Policy Briefing with Jacquelyn Schneider and Herb Lin: Cyber Power and Peril in the Post-Covid World
Tuesay, June 2, 2020 at 11AM PT/ 2PM ET.

In the News

Is It A Game Or Is It Real? Simulations And Wargaming In Cyber

quoting Jacquelyn Schneidervia Atlantic Council
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

In the summer of 2002, the United States Armed Forces conducted the Millennium Challenge (MC02), a three-week exercise simulating a military confrontation between “Blue” forces, the United States, and “Red” forces, a fictitious formidable Persian Gulf state. Consisting of computer simulations and live exercises, the joint, 13,000-person, $250 million wargame’s objective was to put the United States military’s “transformation”––a shift toward more network-centric operations––to the test. 

Policy Seminar with Jacquelyn Schneider

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Virtual Meeting

Jacquelyn Schneider, Hoover Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discussed “A No-First-Use Cyber Policy? The Solution to the U.S. Two Threshold Cyber Strategy Problem.”

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Robert Service Assesses Czar Vladimir

interview with Robert Servicevia Area 45
Friday, April 10, 2020

Putin’s grip on power and the role of oligarchs in maintaining that power.

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