Robert Knake

Robert Knake

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Former Director for Cybersecurity Policy, National Security Council

Rob Knake is the Whitney Shepardson Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. His work focuses on Internet Governance, public-private partnerships, and cyber conflict.  Knake served from 2011 to 2015 as Director for Cybersecurity Policy at the National Security Council.

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Briefs & Analysis

A "Brown Water" Navy

Through a series of attacks over the last three years, Iran has revealed a limited offensive cyber capability but a willingness to use it to […] More

Briefs & Analysis

Lawful Hacking

According to press reports, the White House has considered and rejected four options to address the so-called “going dark” problem where the growing ubiquity of […] More

Briefs & Analysis

Investing in Your Own Defense

The Cipher Brief spoke with Rob Knake, the former Director for Cyber Security Policy at the National Security Council (2011-2015), about the future of cyber […] More