Demchak 2011s Chris Demchak is a subject-matter expert on the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies’ Cyber Readiness Index project. Her research areas are digital resilience, cyber conflict and the structures and risks of cyber space. She designed a digitized organization model known as “Atrium” that helps large enterprises respond to and accommodate surprises in their systems. She is also the author of Wars of Disruption and Resilience: Cybered Conflict, Power and National Security.


Comfort, Louis, Boin, Arjen, and Demchack, Chris. "Designing Resilience: Preparing for Extremem Events" (University of Pittsburgh, September 2010).

Demchack, Chis. "Wars of Disruption and Resilience: Cybered Conflict, Power, and National Security" (September, 2011)


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