Cybersecurity

Scholarly Publications

A Research Agenda for Cyber Risk and Cyber Insurance

April 2020

A Research Agenda for Cyber Risk and Cyber InsuranceBy: Gregory Falco, Stanford UniversityMartin Eling, University of St.

Cyber Risk Research Impeded by Disciplinary Barriers

November 2019

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The Existential Threat From Cyber-enabled Information Warfare

July 2019

Corruption of the information ecosystem is not just a multiplier of two long-acknowledged existential threats to the future of humanity—climate change and nuclear weapons.

Other Publications

Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: Why U.S. Intelligence Agencies Must Adapt or Fail

May 2019

For U.S. intelligence agencies, the twenty-first century began with a shock, when 19 al Qaeda operatives hijacked four planes and perpetrated the deadliest attack ever on U.S. soil.

News

A Hypothetical Command Vision Statement for a Fictional PLA Cyber Command

October 2021

In 2018, U.S. Cyber Command released its Command Vision statement, advancing “defend forward” and “persistent engagement” as new elements in the United States’ approach to advancing its security...

The Standstill Conundrum: The Advent of Second-Strike Vulnerability and Options to Address It

October 2021

Emerging and disruptive technologies spell an uncertain future for second-strike retaliatory forces. New sensors and big data analysis may render mobile missiles and submarines vulnerable to...

‘It’s quite feasible to start a war’: just how dangerous are ransomware hackers?

August 2021

The Russian government has an arrangement w/cyber-mobs who are active outside Russia: if you hack a Russian system, you’re in trouble. “My guess is that Putin gets a cut,” Herb Lin says.

Events

Cyberspace Solarium Final Report

April 15, 2020

Seminar Recording:  /*-->*/ https://youtu.be/FUlEJekANWY About this event: On March 11, the Cyberspace Solarium Commission issued its final report to the U.S. Congress.

Countering Russian Cyber Operations: At the Boundaries of Conflict

February 18, 2020

This event is co-sponsored with the Project on Russian Power and Purpose in the 21st Century Seminar Recording:  /*-->*/ https://youtu.be/5gWmnsTD0MA About this Event: Russia has deployed cyber...

Wargaming War Games: How Likely is Thermonuclear Cyber War?

July 19, 2019

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/X_0mm8UkVOc /*-->*/  Abstract:  In the movie WarGames, a 1980s teenager hacks into a U.S.

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

Herb Lin Herbert Lin Senior Research Scholar
rsd19 072 0081a Harold Trinkunas Senior Research Scholar
Dr. Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
2015 eileen donahoe 04 web Eileen Donahoe Lecturer, CDDRL
Andrew Grotto Andrew Grotto Director, Program on Geopolitics, Technology, and Governance
Women looking straight forward Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
rsd18 083 0009a Alex Stamos Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
thumbnail headshot Marc Goodman Affiliate
Adam Segal Adam Segal Affiliate