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Richard Andres

Richard B. Andres' work at INSS focuses on the national security implications of energy, cyber and aerospace. Andres is Professor of National Security Strategy at the U.S. National War College, a Senior Fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies and holds the Energy and Environment Security Policy chair at National Defense University. Previously he was Associate Professor of Security Studies at the School of Advanced Air and Space 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). Dr. 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.

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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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