Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Senior Fellow Amb. David Smith (Ret.) is the Director of the Potomac Institute Cyber Center. He is a cyber security and cyber policy analyst, a former US arms negotiator, and an expert on Russian cyber capabilities. At the July 19 US Cybersecurity Threats and Responses Conference, hosted by the American Foreign Policy Council, Amb. Smith gave a talk entitled "The Russian Cyber Threat to US National Security," which was covered by AOL Defense. Amb. Smith told the group that Russia is just as big a cyber threat as China - and moreover, its hackers are less likely to get caught. Click here to read AOL Defense coverage.