Ian D. Smith

Ian D. Smith is a career civil servant and senior analyst for cyber policy with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, where he focuses on deterrence of advanced cyber threats. He is a combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan and a major in the U.S. Army Reserve assigned to the Department of Social Sciences at the U.S. Military Academy. He is also a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Views expressed or implied in his commentary are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, or any other government agency.