U.S. Cyber Policy and Innovation

What are the challenges facing U.S. Department of Defense cyber policy and how is U.S. Cyber Command innovating to answer these challenges?

Join us on Thursday, November 3rd for a discussion on U.S. cyber policy and technology concerns with Jacquelyn Schneider, Major in the U.S. Air Force Reserve and member of the Point of Partnership team at U.S. Cyber Command. She will also speak about the Department of Defense's new initiative, Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), which links the U.S. military with leading technology companies. The discussion will be moderated by Franz-Stefan Gady, senior fellow at EastWest Institute (EWI) and and founding member of the Worldwide Cybersecurity Initiative.

Open to YPFP members and non-members; link for non-members ($10) to RSVP here.

This event is being co-hosted with EWI and will include a small reception courtesy of YPFP. 


Schneider-3-1.jpgJacquelyn G. Schneider, Major, United States Air Force Reserve, is a member of the Point of Partnership team at U.S. Cyber Command. Previously, she served as a joint planner in the J5-Policy and Plans Division of U.S. Cyber Command where she worked on international engagement, cyber deterrence, and operational cyber planning.

In her civilian capacity, she is an Instructor in the Center for Naval Warfare Studies and an affiliated faculty member of the Center for Cyber Conflict Studies at the U.S. Naval War College. Her research focuses on the intersection of technology, national security, and political psychology with a special interest in cyber, unmanned technologies, and Northeast Asia. Jacquelyn's work has appeared in print in Journal of Conflict Resolution and Strategic Studies Quarterly, and on-line at War on the Rocks, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, and The Center for a New American Security. Previously, she held adjunct positions at RAND and the Center for a New American Security and was a PhD Candidate in Residence at the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies at George Washington University.

Jacquelyn holds a B.A. in Economics-Political Science from Columbia University, a M.A. in Political Science from Arizona State University, and is a PhD Candidate in Political Science at George Washington University.

November 03, 2016 at 6:30pm - 8pm
EastWest Institute
11 E 26th St 20th Fl
New York, NY 10010
United States
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