Jeffrey Carr has been an internationally-known cybersecurity adviser, author, and researcher since 2006. He invented REDACT, the world’s first global R&D database and search engine to assist companies in identifying which intellectual property is of value to foreign governments. He is the founder and organizer of Suits & Spooks (now Safe House Global), a “collision” event to discuss hard challenges in the national security space.

Jeffrey has contracted with the CIA’s Open Source Center’s Eurasia Desk as a Russia SME (2010), and has provided cyber intelligence briefings to the DIA, the FBI, and the Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Study Group. He has been a frequent lecturer at the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology and the U.S. Army War College, and was a technical peer reviewer for Tallinn 2.0, the second edition of the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable To Cyber Operations.

Jeffrey’s book ‘Inside Cyber Warfare: Mapping the Cyber Underworld” has been published in two editions (2009 and 2011) by O’Reilly Media and continues to be used as a textbook in many university and military academy classrooms. Jeffrey is honored to be a Ponemon Research Distinguished Fellow, and a WikiStrat senior analyst.

Inside Cyber Warfare: Mapping the Cyber Underworld, 2011

Inside Cyber Warfare provides fascinating and disturbing details on how nations, groups, and individuals throughout the world increasingly rely on Internet attacks to gain military, political, and economic advantages over their adversaries.


A Traveler’s Guide to Cyber Security (Kindle Edition), 2012

This book provides concise, non-technical advice for business travelers who need to protect their mobile devices and critical business data from being compromised while traveling to high risk destinations.


The Inside Cyber Warfare Substack

Here is where you can read about the research that will be going into the third edition of Inside Cyber Warfare, including the cyber attacks of the current Russia-Ukraine War and the breaches of Russian government agencies carried out by cyber units of Ukraine’s Defense Intelligence Service.


In The Press

Cyber Security Expert Says Ukrainian Hackers Are Breaking Into Russian Networks

March 25, 2022  NBC News

Interview on Times Radio Breakfast Show w/ Aasmah Mir and Luke Jones about Ukraine’s Defense Intelligence Service Cyber Operations against Russia. Begins at 00:25:00.

Mar 16, 2022  Times Radio

In a first, Ukraine leaks Russian intellectual property as an act of war

Mar 11, 2022  SC Media

Navigating PIPL: European businesses plot their next steps into China

Jan 27, 2022  Computer Weekly

China could spy on Army with TikTok – ‘There’s literally a hashtag!’

Nov 27, 2021  Express UK

If China were to spy on the US military on TikTok: three different defense scenarios

Nov 25, 2021  Cyber News

Aug 16, 2017 New York Times




D-Day In Kyiv: My experience working with Ukraine’s Offensive Cyber team

Mar 22, 2022  O’Reilly Radar

Under What Circumstances May Civilian Hackers Be Targeted For Killing?

Sep 1, 2016  European Cybersecurity Journal, Vol 2, Issue 3

Responsible Attribution: A Prerequisite For Accountability

2014 The Tallinn Papers, No. 6

The Classification of Valuable Data in an Assumption of Breach Paradigm

Mar 2014  Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

The Misunderstood Acronym: Why Cyber Weapons aren’t WMD

Sep 1, 2013  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Intelligence Preparation of the Information and Communications Environment

2012  Air & Space Power Journal Vol. 24, No. 3


Seeking Alpha


A Privacy Blowback Is Coming For FAANG Stocks

Sep 10, 2019

Helios And Matheson Called The Wrong Data Play

August 8, 2018

Netflix, Facebook, And 11 Others Flunked Their GDPR Privacy  Assessments

December 11, 2018  SeekingAlpha blog