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James Dever, M.A., J.D.

U.S. Army


James Dever, M.A., J.D., is a U.S. Air Force Professor of Cyber Warfare. He teaches National Security Cyber Law at the Air War College. A former active duty U.S. Army Judge Advocate, he was the senior Cyberspace Operations attorney at Army Cyber Command and Law Department Chair at the Army Intelligence School. Prior to military service, he was a Cyber Law attorney at Deloitte Cyber Risk Services where his portfolio included the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). At NIST, he helped create the Privacy Engineering Risk Management Framework and Trusted Identities in Cyberspace programs. He serves on the Editorial Board of The Journal of Law & Cyber Warfare and is an Advisory Director at the Center for National Security and Human Rights Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law. He has published numerous articles and book chapters on Cyber Law, National Security Law, and International Law. He has lectured about Cyber Law at different venues to include the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus and NATO Allied Command. His remarks are made in a personal capacity and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Air Force, Department of Defense, or United States Government.