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Jan Kallberg

Non-resident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Defense and Security

Jan Kallberg is a Non-resident Senior Fellow with the Transatlantic Defense and Security program at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA). He is a former Research Scientist with the Cyber Operations Research Element (CORE) with the Army Cyber Institute at West Point.  Before joining the Army Cyber Institute at West Point, Jan was a researcher with the Cyber Security Research and Education Institute, the University of Texas at Dallas, and an Assistant Professor with Arkansas Tech University. He teaches part-time as a Faculty Member with George Washington University and New York University. He earned his Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Texas at Dallas and holds a J.D./LL.M. from the University of Stockholm. His industry certifications are CISSP and ISACA CISM. Jan has authored papers in the Strategic Studies Quarterly, the Military Review, the Joint Forces Quarterly, the IEEE IT Professional, IEEE Technology and Society, IEEE Access, and IEEE Security and Privacy.

Written by Jan Kallberg

Photo: Russian service members take part in a rehearsal for the Victory Day parade, which marks the anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in Saint Petersburg, Russia April 28, 2022. Credit: REUTERS/Anton Vaganov A Potemkin Military? Russia’s Over-Estimated Legions An unhealthy obsession with numbers can explain the West’s misreading of Russia’s military capabilities
Photo: On Wednesday 13 April, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson met with Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin. During the meeting, Andersson and Marin discussed the defense and security policy cooperation between the countries and the deteriorating security policy situation in the immediate area. Credit: Ninni Andersson/Regeringskansliet Sweden Eyes NATO Security Blanket Sweden’s prime minister and her Finnish counterpart are now strongly hinting that the two countries will join the alliance, and soon. So, what’s changed?
Photo: In this photo illustration, a warning message in Ukrainian, Russian and Polish languages is displayed on a smartphone screen and in the background. Hackers carried out attacks on several of Ukraine's government websites, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Education and Science, the State Service for Emergency Situation, and others, reportedly by local media. This attack, on Ukrainian government web resources, is the largest in the last four years. Credit: Photo by Pavlo Gonchar / SOPA Images/Sipa USA. Russia Won’t Play the Cyber Card, Yet Russia has three means to bolster its international image and project strength —conventional forces, cyber, and nuclear weapons. Only one has been used so far, and for good reason.
Photo: Captured Officers of Russian Air Force, Colonel Maxim Krishtop (C), Major Aleksei Golovenskiy (L) and Captain Aleksei Kozlov (R) respond to journalists' questions in Kyiv. Credit: Maxym Marusenko/NurPhoto A Troubling Silence on Prisoners of War The Russian-Ukrainian War is the most significant ground war in Europe since World War II and a test of the treatment of prisoners of war (PoWs).
blank Too Late for Russia to Stop the Foreign Volunteer Army The Kremlin makes dark threats about the fate of foreign volunteers captured on the battlefield, but these are likely to rebound.
blank An Underground Resistance Movement for Ukraine If Russia succeeds in occupying large parts of the country, a resistance movement can prosper, but only if the West provides help.