Senior research scholar will direct new initiative on cyber-conflict

The Saltzman Institute is pleased to welcome Jason Healey, who is joining the Institute as a senior research scholar and as the director of a new initiative on cyber-conflict. Healey brings to SIWPS extensive, diverse experience in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors as well as the U.S. military and intelligence.

Healey served most recently as director of the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, which focuses on international cooperation, competition, and conflict in cyberspace. (He will remain affiliated with the council as a senior fellow.) From 2003 to 2005, Healey worked in the White House as a director for cyber policy, advising then-president George W. Bush and helping to coordinate U.S. efforts to secure U.S. cyberspace and critical infrastructure.

Healey has twice worked for Goldman Sachs, directing response to cyber attacks and building a crisis management structure to help deal with natural disasters and more. As vice chairman of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, he helped lead a collaboration on critical security threats facing the global financial services sector.

Healey recently spoke to SIPA News about cyber conflict, SIPA’s future, opportunities for students, and more — click here to read the interview.