Why Your Intuition About Cyber Warfare is Probably Wrong

By Matthew Miller, Jon Brickey and Gregory Conti

About the Authors

Major Matthew Miller is a Signal Corps Officer and an Assistant Professor in West Point’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department.  He holds an M.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a B.S. from West Point.  He has served as a Brigade and Battalion Signal Officer as well as Company Commander in 1st Cavalry Division, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Lieutenant Colonel Jon Brickey is an Information Systems Officer and the Army Cyber Command Fellow at the Combating Terrorism Center, West Point. He holds a B.S. from West Point, an M.S. from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado Denver. He has held leadership positions in cyber-related programs at the National Security Agency, USNORTHCOM, and USARCENT.

Colonel Gregory Conti is a Military Intelligence Officer and Director of West Point's Cyber Research Center. He holds a Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an M.S. from Johns Hopkins University and B.S. from West Point. He has served as an advisor in US Cyber Command Commander’s Action Group (CAG), as Officer in Charge of US Cyber Command’s Expeditionary Cyber Support Element in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and co-developed US Cyber Command’s Joint Advanced Cyber Warfare Course.