Alexander Rudolph is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science at Carleton University. Alex's research explores grand strategy, conflict, and competition in cyberspace. As part of his research in comparative cyber defence policy, Alex incorporates sociology, information security, and open source intelligence methods to research the strategic thought and doctrine of cyber conflict and how it informs the creation of cyber force structures.
Outside of his academic work, Alex is an American-Canadian ex-pat and regularly contributes to Canadian and international discussions on cyber conflict. Alex has more than 10 years of experience working for non-profits in the public education and advocacy sectors as a project manager and analyst. Presently, Alex is Vice-President of Emerging Leaders in Canadian Security, a non-profit dedicated to supporting young and new professionals in Canadian security and defence, and works in Ottawa as a research coordinator in defence consulting.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS BY ALEXANDER RUDOLPH
When Empty Promises are Literally Empty: Canadian Cyber-Defence Policy by Ad-Hoc
What is Log4j and Why Did the Government of Canada Turn Everything Off?
Canada’s Active Cyber Defence is Anything But Active