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    Technology is not enough...
    This site contains links to research and other topical writings relating to information warfare, infrastructure protection, information security, and terrorism.


    PAPERS AND ESSAYS
    The following is a incomplete list of papers presented or published within the past 7 years:

    Online Security: Lock Your Doors
    Commentary in Electronic Business Magazine discussing information security and due diligence.

    Distributed Denial of Service Attacks Raise Liability Questions
    My thoughts regarding the recent denial of service attacks.

    Organizing for Information Warfare: The Truth is Out There!
    Coauthored with Brian Houghton and Neal Pollard, this is the follow-up to our "Toaster" paper. Written in 1997, it was exclusively circulated within the U.S. government, but has been recently made available to the general public. Please note, this document is in PDF format.

    Information Terrorism: Can You Trust Your Toaster?
    Coauthored with Brian Houghton and Neal Pollard, this paper won the 1996 Sun Tzu Art of War Research Award and has been published by the National Defense University Press, Terrorism and Political Violence Journal, and Jane's Newsletter.

    National Security in the Information Age
    Master's thesis on the new threat to national security created by an increasing reliance on information technology. Examines the information warfare threat from multiple perspectives and offers several recommendations to help the United States overcome its inherent vulnerabilities. Published in May 1995. This document is also available in PDF Format.

    Political Aspects of Class III Information Warfare: Global Conflict and Terrorism
    Paper presented at the Second International Conference on Information Warfare held in Montreal, Canada on January 18-19, 1995.

    The Digital Threat: United States National Security and Computers
    One of the first papers ever written on the topic of information warfare. First written in 1993 and presented to the New England Political Science Association in 1994. This paper was the foundation for all of my subsequent research in the field.

    Generation Hack
    This is a popular culture piece written for the now defunct Upstart Magazine. It is a first person perspective from a 1996 hacker conference that I attended. May also be published in an upcoming book (details TBA). Please note that this document is in PDF format.

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