Martin C. Libicki

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Dr. Martin C. Libicki is a Senior Policy Analyst at the RAND Corporation. Libicki's expertise is in "information warfare and security, information sciences, information technology standards, [and] e-commerce."

Background

Libicki has "focused on the relationship of information technology to national security and other public policy goals. Recent work includes providing major input to an independent review of In-Q-Tel and FBI systems, and to the NIMA Commission. Prior employment includes twelve years at the National Defense University, three years on the Navy Staff as program sponsor for industrial preparedness, and three years as a policy analyst for the General Accounting Office's Energy and Minerals Division."


"Dr. Martin Libicki is a Senior Policy Analyst at RAND (since 1998). His present field of interest is the relationship between information technology and national security.

"To these ends he has written Illuminating Tomorrow's War (NDU Press, 1998), which examines aspects of the revolution in military affairs and its impact on Department of Defense requirements for integrated information. Other works include: The Mesh and the Net: Speculations on National Security in an Age of Free Silicon, which deals with military technology circa 2025; Information Technology Standards: Quest for the Common Byte (Digital Press, 1995); What is Information Warfare? (summarized in Strategic Forum No. 28 Defending Cyberspace and Other Metaphors); Dominant Battlespace Knowledge and its Consequences (a chapter in Dominant Battlespace Knowledge); and Emerging Military Instruments in INSS's (Institute for National Strategic Studies) Strategic Assessment 1996, and the concluding chapters of Strategic Assessment 1998. Earlier monographs include What Makes Industries Strategic and Industrial Strength Defense.

"Prior employment included 12 years at the National Defense University, three years on the Navy Staff as program sponsor for industrial preparedness, and three years as a policy analyst for the Energy and Minerals Division, General Accounting Office.

"Dr. Libicki received his Ph.D. from the University of California (U.C.) at Berkeley (1978) writing on industrial economics. He also received a Master's in City Planning from U.C. Berkeley (1974), and a Bachelor's degree in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1972)."


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