NSI 2020: China’s Rise – Competition in Cyberspace


The National Security Institute was excited to host the latest event in our China’s Rise: Confronting China’s Challenge to the World Order project on Wednesday, March 3 at 1 PM.

As near-peer competition intensifies, China continues to develop its technological capabilities to gain influence and project power in the Indo-Pacific region and across the globe. Join us to discuss China’s military modernization and how the United States can adapt its strategy to deter and defend against China’s cyber capabilities that threaten the international- rules-based order.


This event featured:


Jennifer Griffin currently serves as a national security correspondent for FOX News Channel. Since 2007, Griffin has reported daily from the Pentagon where she questions senior military leaders, travels to war zones and reports on all aspects of the military, including the current wars against ISIS and Al Qaeda. She has covered major international news stories extensively, including the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012 and the killing of Usama bin Laden in 2011. A graduate of Harvard University in 1992, Griffin received a B.A. in comparative politics. She is also the co-author of the book, “This Burning Land: Lessons from the Frontlines of the Transformed Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” which she wrote with her husband Greg Myre regarding their experience in Israel.


Vice Admiral TJ White is a 30-plus year national security practitioner, strategist, and cyber operations expert leading joint military formations and combined intelligence community organizations. He has commanded at all levels within the Navy and Joint Service, most recently as the Commander, United States Fleet Cyber Command / United States TENTH Fleet / United States Navy Space Command and previously as the Commander, United States Cyber National Mission Force / USCYBERCOM. He is a former Director of Intelligence for United States Indo-Pacific Command and has served globally in various combat zones and conflict areas supporting competition dynamics. He is a 1987 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and holds additional diplomas from the Naval Postgraduate School, Naval War College, National Defense University and myriad professional education institutions.