Cybersecurity

Scholarly Publications

The Strategic Promise of Offensive Cyber Operations

September 2018

Abstract: Could offensive cyber operations provide strategic value? If so, how and under what conditions?

Integrating offensive cyber capabilities: meaning, dilemmas, and assessment

August 2018

Across the world, states are establishing military cyber commands or similar units to develop offensive cyber capabilities.

Integrating Offensive Cyber Capabilities: Meaning, dilemmas, and assessment

August 2018

Abstract: Across the world, states are establishing military cyber commands or similar units to develop offensive cyber capabilities.

Other Publications

Andrew Grotto Testimony on "Cybersecurity and California Elections"

March 2018

To assess the threat to California's elections systems, the Assembly and Senate elections committees held a joint informational hearing on cybersecurity. The hearing discussed steps California...

News

The divide between Silicon Valley and Washington is a national-security threat

December 2018

A silent divide is weakening America’s national security, and it has nothing to do with President Donald Trump or party polarization.

An outcome-based analysis of US cyber strategy of persistence and defense forward

November 2018

  Google+RedditLinkedInU.S. Army Cyber Command (Source: U.S. Army) The new U.S.

Interview: #ScholarSunday with Max Smeets

October 2018

Max Smeets is a cybersecurity fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), a Research Associate at the Centre for Technology & Global Affairs,...

Events

Bytes, Bombs, and Spies The Strategic Dimensions of Offensive Cyber Operations

December 14, 2018

Offensive cyber operations have become increasingly important elements of U.S. national security policy.

The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage and Fear in the Modern Age

October 22, 2018

Click here to RSVPAbstract: The Perfect Weapon is the startling inside story of how the rise of cyberweapons in all their forms—from attacks on electric grids to attacks on electoral systems—has...

Cyber-Enabled Information Warfare and the End of the Enlightenment

December 18, 2017

Abstract: The West has no peer competitors in conventional military power.  But its adversaries are increasingly turning to asymmetric methods for engaging in conflict.  Cyber-enabled information...

Projects

Critical Infrastructure Resilience

The Critical Infrastructure Initiative builds the cyber-resilience of critical infrastructure through methodologically diverse outputs-oriented research and engagement with end users and homeland...
English

Multimedia

Drell Lecture: Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter

April 2015

The Honorable Ashton B. Carter, 25th U.S.

Cybersecurity Boot Camp

October 2014

Video of Cyber Boot Camp  The Stanford Congressional Cyber Boot Camp, sponsored by the Hoover Institution and the Center for International Security and Cooperation, was held on the Stanford campus from Aug. 18-20, 4014.

People

Thomas Fingar Shorenstein APARC Fellow
Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Andrew Grotto Andrew Grotto Research Scholar, Lecturer
Herb Lin Herbert Lin Senior Research Scholar
Harold Trinkunas Harold Trinkunas Deputy Director, Senior Research Scholar
Alex Stamos Adjunct Professor William J. Perry Fellow
Gregory Falco Postdoctoral Fellow
Max Smeets Max Smeets Postdoctoral Fellow
Alexa Corse CISAC Honors Student
Rebecca Slayton Rebecca Slayton Affiliate
Thomas Berson Affiliate
Enrique Oti Enrique Oti Affiliate