Trey Herr

Cybersecurity Policy Fellow

Trey Herr, PhD, is a fellow with the Belfer Center's Cyber Security Project at the Harvard Kennedy School. His work focuses on trends in state developed malicious software, the structure of criminal markets for malware components, and the proliferation of malware. Trey is co-editor of Cyber Insecurity - Navigating the Perils of the Next Information Age, an edited volume on cybersecurity policy. He previously worked with the Department of Defense to develop a risk assessment methodology for information security threats. His time with New America has focused on the use and assessment of risk in information security insurance. He holds an MA in political science from The George Washington University and a BS in theatre and political science from Northwestern University where he helped found Politics & Policy.

All Work

CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
The Malware Markets: A Graphic Exploration

Where does malware—the code designed to exploit vulnerabilities in computer systems—come from?


FELLOWS
Cyber Insecurity: Navigating the Perils of the Next Information Age

Lawfare plugged a book co-edited by Cyber-security Initiative Fellow Trey Herr.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE and OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Bugs in the System

This primer on the vulnerability ecosystem offers policy recommendations to ensure that vulnerabilities are discovered & patched quickly.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE and NEW AMERICA
A Brief Guide to the Weapons of Cyberconflict

Trey Herr wrote for Slate about the weapons employed in the new era of war.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Moving Beyond Breaches

New America's Robert Morgus and Trey Herr are joined by XL Catlin's Elissa Doroff and Facebook's Jen Weedon to examine whether we need to...


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Cyber Weapons & Export Control

Trey Herr and Paul Rosenzweig take up the complex task of characterizing software products in the context of the current export...


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE and NEW AMERICA NYC
Moving Beyond Breaches

Cyber insurance is a much discussed but ill understood topic having a resurgence in Washington.