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Jacquelyn G. Schneider

Assistant Professor, U.S. Naval War College

Dr. Jacquelyn G. Schneider is an assistant professor and affiliate faculty at the Center for Cyber Conflict Studies at the U.S. Naval War College. This article represents her views alone and do not represent those of the U.S. Naval War College, the U.S. Navy, or the Department of Defense. 

What War Games Tell Us About the Use of Cyber Weapons in a Crisis

Recent U.S. war games have shown that decision makers are surprisingly reluctant to use cyber weapons during a crisis scenario that escalates into armed conflict. Why?