Robert M. Lee

Cybersecurity Policy Fellow

Robert M. Lee is a nonresident national cybersecurity fellow at New America. He is also Founder and CEO of the cybersecurity company Dragos, Inc., a SANS Institute course author and researcher, and a PhD candidate at Kings College London. Lee gained his start in cyber security as an Air Force Cyber Warfare Operations Officer in the U.S. Intelligence Community. He may be found on Twitter @RobertMLee.

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Wilson Has the Chops, but Business Connections May Crash Air Force Nominee

Robert Lee was quoted in Federal News Radio about Donald Trump’s pick to head the Air Force.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE, INTERNATIONAL SECURITY and OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Influencers: Trump Won’t Improve Cybersecurity

Peter Singer, Katie Moussouris, Peter Swire, Robert Lee, and Kevin Bankston were interviewed as cyber policy experts in Passcode.


FELLOWS
Cyber venture led by U.S. intel vets with SA roots raises seed capital

San Antonio Business Journal featured the startup founded Robert M. Lee.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Hackers infiltrated Ukraine’s power grid. What’s next?

CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Guarding the Grid

Protecting the power grid from today's cyber threats has become one of the nation's top national security issues.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Justice Department Indicts Seven Iranians for Campaign of Cyberattacks

Robert M. Lee was quoted in Christian Science Monitor about the implications of the Iranian cyberattack indictments.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Meet The Ex-Army Hackers Trying To Save America From Blackouts

Robert M. Lee was profiled in Forbes.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
The Problems with Seeking and Avoiding True Attribution to Cyber Attacks

Attribution to cyber attacks means different things to different audiences. In some cases analysts only care about grouping multiple intrusi


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE and NEW AMERICA
Hacker Lexicon: What Counts as a Nation’s Critical Infrastructure?

Robert M. Lee was quoted in WIRED about the nation's critical infrastructure.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
No, Norse is Not a Bellwether of the Threat Intel Industry but Does Hold Lessons Learned

Brian Krebs published an outstanding report today titled “Sources: Security Firm Norse Corp. Imploding” which has led to the emergence of a


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Context for the Claim of a Cyber Attack on the Israeli Electric Grid

Dr. Yuval Steinitz, the Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy, and Water resources, announced today at the CyberTech Conference in Tel


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
New America Cybersecurity Fellow Named Top 30 Under 30

Robert M. Lee was named by Forbes as one of the top 30 enterprise tech professionals under 30 years-old.