To compete and thrive in the 21st century, democracies, and the United States in particular, must develop new national security and economic strategies that address the geopolitics of information. In the 20th century, market capitalist democracies geared infrastructure, energy, trade, and even social policy to protect and advance that era’s key source of power—manufacturing. In this century, democracies must better account for information geopolitics across all dimensions of domestic policy and national strategy.
Scott J. Shackelford is an Associate Professor at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business where he teaches cybersecurity law and policy, sustainability, and international business law. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research, a Visiting Scholar at Stanford Law School, and a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Professor Shackelford has written more than 100 books, articles, and essays for diverse outlets. He is also the author of Managing Cyber Attacks in International Law, Business, and Relations: In Search of Cyber Peace (Cambridge University Press, 2014). Both Professor Shackelford's academic work and teaching have been recognized with numerous awards, including a Hoover Institution National Fellowship, a Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study Distinguished Fellowship, the 2014 Indiana University Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, and the 2015 Elinor Ostrom Award.
During his Cyber Security Project fellowship, Professor Shackelford focused on the law and governance of cyber peace.Last Updated: Mar 2, 2017, 11:21am