The Hume Center leads Virginia Tech's research, education, and outreach programs focused on the challenges of cybersecurity, autonomy, and resilience in the context of national and homeland security. Education programs provide mentorship, internships, scholarships, and seek to address key challenges in qualified US citizens entering federal service. Current research initiatives include cyber-physical system security, orchestrated missions, and the convergence of cyber warfare and electronic warfare.

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  • Analyzing the Russian Way of War: Evidence from the 2008 Conflict with Georgia 

    Beehner, L; Collins, L; Ferenzi, S; Person, R; Brantly, AF (Modern War Institute, 2018-03-20)
    In the dog days of August 2008, a column of Russian tanks and troops rolled across the Republic of Georgia’s northern border and into South Ossetia, sparking a war that was over almost before it began. The war, while not ...