Past Event

Amy Zegart: Intelligence Challenges in the Digital Age

November 16, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Emerging Voices in National Security and Intelligence Program at the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies presents:

Webinar: "Intelligence Challenges in the Digital Age"

with Amy Zegart, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies;  Professor of Political Science, Stanford University

Register for Webinar Here.


Hosted by Peter Clement, Senior Research Scholar, and Keren Yarhi-Milo, Director, Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies


Amy Zegart specializes in U.S. intelligence, emerging technologies and national security, grand strategy, and global political risk management. She also served as a founding co director of the Stanford Cyber Policy Program. Zegart has been featured by the National Journal as one of the ten most influential experts in intelligence reform. Most recently, she served as a commissioner on the 2020 CSIS Technology and Intelligence Task Force (co-chaired by Avril Haines and Stephanie O’Sullivan) and has advised the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence. She served on the Clinton administration’s National Security Council staff and as a foreign policy adviser to the Bush 2000 presidential campaign. She has also testified before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and advised senior officials on intelligence, homeland security, and cybersecurity matters.

Zegart's forthcoming book is Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: The History and Future of American Intelligence (Princeton 2022). Other books include: Spying Blind: The CIA, the FBI, and the Origins of 9/11 (Princeton 2007). She co-edited with Herbert Lin Bytes, Bombs, and Spies: The Strategic Dimensions of Offensive Cyber Operations (Brookings 2019). She and Condoleezza Rice co-authored Political Risk: How Businesses and Organizations Can Anticipate Global Insecurity (Twelve 2018). Her research has also been published in International Security and other academic journals as well as Foreign Affairs, the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal.


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