Heather Roff

Heather Roff was a fellow in New America's Cybersecurity Initiative. Her research interests pertain to international ethics, security, and emerging military technology, particularly cyber warfare, lethal autonomous weapons, and unmanned systems. She is also interested in the Responsibility to Protect doctrine, international humanitarian law, and the philosophy of Immanuel Kant. She is a senior research fellow in the department of politics and international relations at the University of Oxford and a research scientist in the global security initiative at Arizona State University.

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE, INTERNATIONAL SECURITY and FUTURE OF WAR
The Next President Will Decide the Fate of Killer Robots - and the Future of War

Heather Roff and Peter Singer wrote for Wired about the cybersecurity and cyberwar implications of the next President.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Cyber Peace

Heather Roff explains why viewing cyber peace as the absence of any hostile actions is insufficient.


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY, POLITICAL REFORM and NEW AMERICA
Hi-Tech, Bio-Tech: Unleashing Known Unknowns

Future of War's Heather Roff spoke on "Hi-tech, bio-tech: Unleashing Known Unknowns" at the Halifax International Security Forum, where Poli


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
U.S. Fears Russian Sub Activity Near Data Cables

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
The New Cold War is Going Digital

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Ashley Madison Hack Bigger Than Exposing Cheaters

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
An International-Relations Argument Against Killer Robots

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
A BAN ON AUTONOMOUS KILLER ROBOTS IS INEVITABLE

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
A.I. Experts Push For Military Robot Ban

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Deterrence in Cyberspace and the OPM Hack

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