Trevor Rudolph

Cybersecurity Policy Fellow

Trevor H. Rudolph is a fellow in New America’s Cybersecurity Initiative. Rudolph is WhiteHawk’s chief operating officer. In this role, Rudolph is responsible for overseeing corporate strategy and business operations for WhiteHawk’s three business lines – cybersecurity exchange, advisory service, and content subscriptions. Prior to joining WhiteHawk, Rudolph was the first ever chief of the Cyber and National Security Division at the Office of Management and Budget, where he led a team at the forefront of U.S. government cybersecurity policy.

Rudolph managed the U.S. government’s 30-Day cybersecurity sprint and was the lead architect of both the Cybersecurity Strategy and Implementation Plan (CSIP) and President Obama’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP). Under Rudolph’s leadership, the U.S. government saw a 40 percent increase in the use of multi-factor authentication, a 50 percent reduction in the time to detect cyber incidents, and a 35 percent increase in cybersecurity spending.

Rudolph is a two-time winner of Federal Computer Week’s Fed 100 Award. He currently serves as a member of the AFCEA DC executive advisory board and the New Orchestra of Washington board of directors. Rudolph holds a bachelor’s degree in government from the College of William and Mary.