U.S. Navy Capt. Danielle Higson is a military professor for the Joint Military Operations Department. She most recently received a master's degree from the U.S. Naval War College. During her career, she has served as the legal advisor at various levels of command at sea and ashore at joint, multinational and interagency commands. Her deployments include a carrier deployment to SW Asia, Individual Augmentation to Iraq, and an assignment to Bahrain. She specializes in national security law. She gained significant expertise in cyber and intelligence law while providing operational legal advice at the National Security Agency, U.S. Cyber Command, and U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. Tenth Fleet.