Guest Host: Jennice Fuentes

Tensions between Russia and Georgia exploded this week into a full-blown military conflict. But the feud had already been burning in cyberspace for weeks, as Georgian government websites and servers sustained “denial-of-service” attacks from Russian hackers. We explore the role cyber-attacks play in conventional interstate competition and disputes.


  • Paul Kurtz Partner, Good Harbor Consulting, LLC; Former senior director, Office of Cyberspace Security, National Security Council; Former Senior director, White House Homeland Security Council
  • Jim Lewis Director and Senior Fellow, Technology and Public Policy Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

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