Benjamin Dean

Benjamin Dean

Benjamin Dean is a fellow for cyber-security and internet governance at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. A political economist by training, he currently works on the economics and politics of information security. His monthly column appears at The Conversation, tweets @benjamindean and other writings appear at


June 21, 2016

A conversation with Cyber Security and Internet Governance expert Benjamin Dean about our ongoing pursuit for utopia.

June 7, 2016

The American Global Security State

July 8, 2015

It's question of strategy. Are we playing defense or offense?