June 25 - 27, 2018
Washington D.C

Dr. Michael Connell

Principal Research Scientist
Center for Naval Analyses

Michael Connell is an expert in Persian-Gulf security-related issues, the armed forces of Iran, U.S.-GCC security cooperation, and adversary cyber policy and strategy. He has served as CNA's Field Analyst to Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT).

Prior to joining CNA, Connell was an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army.

Connell has a Ph.D. in History and Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University and a B.A. in Near East Studies from Brandeis University. He speaks Persian and French.



12:00 PM Russian and Iranian Approaches to Cyberwarfare

-The role of cyber in Russian and Iranian doctrine and strategy
-How Moscow and Tehran use cyber to achieve their objectives
-Cyber capabilities and trends


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