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Richard Andres

Richard B. Andres' is the 2017 Scholar in Residence at the National Security Agency and US Cyber Command and Full Professor of National Security Strategy at the U.S. National War College. Prior to joining the NWC faculty, he was a Senior Fellow and held the Energy Security Policy Chair at the Institute for National Strategic Studies. Dr. Andres has held a number of posts in government including Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Air Force and Special Advisor to the Commander of Air University (24 schools, colleges and think tanks). Andres specializes in developing national security strategy and has led teams developing strategy for the White House, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Commandant of the Marine Corps, Office of the Secretary of Defense, several combatant commands, and other civilian and military institutions. He holds the medal for Meritorious Civilian Service and the Joint Unit Meritorious Service Award.

The Next Hurricane Katrina: Energy Executives and Cyber Security

Richard B. Andres Matthew Thomas  At a time when electric companies are witnessing an unprecedented rise in cyber-attacks against their industrial control systems (ICS) and supervisory control and acquisition systems (SCADA) that monitor and regulate power grids, the response of industry executives has ranged from paralysis...

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Smart Grid and the Threat of Malicious Cyber Actors

Richard B. Andres Karl S. Pabst As the energy industry rushes to become "smart," it has paid scant attention to the security implications of this move, particularly in the cyber realm. Touted as the next big thing by policymakers and industry executives alike, smart grid technology is...

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